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  1. Top backstroker brings positive attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    Danny Sivak will get his chance this year to show what he can do at boys state swimming in the 100-yard backstroke. The Wheaton co-op senior was good enough to make the state cut last year, but his path to the postseason was blocked by the presence of a pair of then-senior teammates who were two of the best in Illinois in that event.

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  2. Sheriff Seeks Fugitive Wanted for Home Repair Fraud, TheftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    DuPage County, IL - DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba has announced his manhunt pick of the week is Kent Beery, who is wanted out of Wheaton. The 51-year-old man is wanted on a warrant for aggravated home repair fraud and theft, according to the sheriff's office.

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  3. New Construction Homes For Sale in Wheaton, Illinois - February 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Patch.com

    Amberwood Estates - 1 home for sale Amberwood Estates is a custom home neighborhood built by Keim Corporation starting in 2012. Amberwood Estates is located in Wheaton, Illinois on the west side of Orchard Road between Roosevelt Road and Butterfield Road.

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  4. Larycia Hawkins, a Christian, wore a hijab to protest "vitriolic" rhetoric against Muslims.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Houston Chronicle

    Wheaton College associate professor Larycia Hawkins Phd., center, is greeted with applause from supporters as she begins her remarks during a news conference Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, in Chicago. Hawkins, a Christian teaching political science at the private evangelical school west of Chicago, was put on leave Tuesday.

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  5. Wheaton renaming Leisure Center to honor Mary LubkoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    The Wheaton Park District is renaming the district's Leisure Center as the Mary Lubko Leisure Center, in honor of 22-year employee and senior citizen advocate Mary Lubko, who died in November. Lubko started her career at the Wheaton Park District Leisure Center in 1970.

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  6. Big Development in the Battle Over Hijab-Wearing Christian College...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | TheBlaze.com

    After nearly two months of public wrangling between a well-respected evangelical college and one of its political science professors, the two parties have announced that they have "come together and found a mutual place of resolution and reconciliation." The proclamation, which came in a joint press release that was released on Saturday, follows intense debate over a Dec. 10 Facebook post in which Dr. Larycia Hawkins, a political science professor at Wheaton College, an evangelical institution in Wheaton, Illinois, announced that she would be wearing a hijab in solidarity with Muslims and proclaimed that Christians and Muslims "worship the same God."

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  7. Wheaton faculty, students 'saddened' by professor's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Herald

    Professor Larycia Hawkins' time at Wheaton College may have ended with a mutual agreement to part ways with the college. But fellow faculty member Michael Mangis says discussions about the issues that led to her departure are far from over.

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  8. Governor Applauds Bipartisan Consolidation LegislationRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Code applies to all counties which currently only applies to DuPage County. Sponsored by: Sen. Michael Connelly (R-Wheaton), Sen. Dan Duffy (R-Lake Barrington), Rep. Jack Franks (D-Marengo), Rep. Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield), Rep. Grant Werhli ...

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  9. Wheaton College, Larycia Hawkins to - Part Ways'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Christianity Today

    ... with the College. While I acted to exercise my position of oversight of the faculty within the bounds of Wheaton College employment policies and procedures, I apologized for my lack of wisdom and collegiality as I initially approached Dr. Hawkins, ...

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  10. Hinsdale Police Reports: Car Burglaries, DUI, FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Patch.com

    ... were left inside it. The van is a 2007 white Chevy Uplander van. Mary C Ryan, 27 of the 800 block of Joyce Court in Wheaton, was found parked in a travel lane Jan. 29 at a three-way stop intersection at Garfield and Chicago avenues. She was seen to ...

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  11. Zeus Photographed with Ryan Dzingel: DuPage County Pet Pick of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Patch.com

    Zeus got his picture taken with NHL player and Wheaton native Ryan Dzingel! Zeus was quite the charmer. It's hard to tell who was more photogenic...Ryan or Zeus! Zeus is an active 1-year-old male American Staffordshire terrier/mastiff mix.

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  12. Wheaton College Professor Will 'Part Ways' With UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Patch.com

    A Wheaton College professor who got in trouble with the evangelical university for saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God has decided to "part ways" with the college. The tenured political science professor, who has been on administrative leave since December, and the college "found a mutual place of resolution and reconciliation" on Saturday, according to a joint statement made my Hawkins and the college.

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  13. Muslim worship remark: US college u-turns from firing profRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | The Daily Star

    In the 13 December 2015 photo, Larycia Hawkins, a Christian, and an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, a private evangelical school in Wheaton, Ill., wears a hijab at a church service in Chicago.Photo: AP Though the administrator, who called for the termination of the Wheaton College professor, has apologised for acting in "haste", she will not return to her job, reports Chicago Tribune.

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  14. WheatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Washington Post

    ... In this Dec. 13, 2015 photo, Larycia Hawkins, a Christian, and an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College, a private evangelical school in Wheaton, Ill., wears a hijab at a church service in Chicago. (Stacey Wescott/Chicago ...

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  15. Wheaton, Larycia Hawkins agree to part waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | World Magazine

    Wheaton College and Larycia Hawkins, the political science professor who started a furor over theology and academic freedom after declaring on social media that Christians and Muslims serve the same God, announced tonight they are amicably parting ways. The surprise announcement came just days before Hawkins was to go before a faculty panel at the evangelical university in Wheaton, Ill., to defend her comments.

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  16. Wheaton College to 'part ways' with hijab-wearing professor ...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Wheaton College announced Saturday that the Christian college will "part ways" with Larycia Hawkins, a professor who was suspended for violating university policy with Facebook posts that said Muslims and Christians worship the same god. The college said on its website that it and Hawkins "reached a confidential agreement under which they will part ways."

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  17. Ice isna t nice to festival visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Kenosha News

    ... and walked to a Starbucks, and as we were coming down the hill I saw a crowd forming and some lights," said the Wheaton, Ill., resident. "I thought, 'Maybe something's happening with the cars.' "This is quite a different adventure than I had ...

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  18. US Senior Women's Open headed to Chicago Golf ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daily Herald

    America's first 18-hole course is back on the U.S. Golf Association tournament schedule -- and as the site of its newest national championship to boot. Chicago Golf Club, based in Wheaton since 1893, was named Saturday as the first site of the U.S. Senior Women's Open.

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  19. Neuqua Valley getting comfortable in DVCRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Daily Herald

    ... Morse turning in a time of 1:37.03. "Luke has been winning all year and we expect him to do well at state," said Wheaton swimming coach Jacob Ayers. "He finished 10th last year, and a top-six finish is a realistic goal." Neuqua Valley scored 364 ...

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  20. USGA Announces 2018, 2019 U.S. Senior Womens Open SitesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Digital Game Developer

    The United States Golf Association today announced Chicago Golf Club, in Wheaton, Ill., and Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, in Southern Pines, N.C., as the host sites of the inaugural 2018 U.S. Senior Womens Open Championship and 2019 U.S. Senior Womens Open Championship, respectively. The USGA is proud to realize its vision of hosting national championships for players of all age demographics, and we are thrilled that the first two editions of the U.S. Senior Womens Open will be contested at two of the most respected courses in the United States, said USGA President Thomas J. OToole Jr., who announced the establishment of the U.S. Senior Womens Open in February 2015.

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