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  1. Letter: Home rule means more taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Northwest Herald

    Home rule is a designation given to municipalities in Illinois with more than 25,000 people. Currently, our officials can take actions only within specific authority granted under the Illinois Constitution, and current population will not allow home rule.

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  2. Bill pushes for possible municipal bankruptcies in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    SPRINGFIELD – Stressed by pension debt, other financial issues and the possibility losing a chunk of their state aid, some Illinois cities want the option to file for bankruptcy. They've found an ally in a Republican lawmaker, who's proposed legislation to allow municipalities to follow in the footsteps of Detroit and other cities in restructuring debt and paying back creditors.

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  3. Man guilty of father's stabbing death gets 35-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    WHEATON – A suburban Chicago man found guilty of stabbing his father to death at a Westmont hotel has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. William Clifford was sentenced Monday in connection with the May 2011 death of 63-year-old William Clifford Jr. of Aurora.

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  4. Man pleads guilty to stealing from Islamic schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    WHEATON – The financial director of a Villa Park school has pleaded guilty to charges he stole from the institution. Inam Rahim of Naperville admitted he stole more than $500,000 while employed as the director of business and finance for the Islamic Foundation in Villa Park.

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  5. Trial of trucker opens Tuesday in fatal 2014 crash by AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    WHEATON – A trial is set to begin Tuesday for a truck driver charged in a 2014 crash that killed an Illinois Tollway worker and seriously injured a State Police trooper along Interstate 88. Local media reports said 46-year-old Renato Velasquez of Hanover Park faces a maximum of three years in prison on charges including driving while fatigued and falsifying driving logs. Authorities say he slept for 3 1 2 hours on a 37 1 2-hour shift before the crash.

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  6. McHenry County's reps react to State of the Union addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Northwest Herald

    "Unfortunately, the speech we heard tonight reflects a president whose focus is squarely on a political legacy and not on the commonsense policies that will strengthen families, grow our economy, and build on the common ground we all have as Americans. Our country deserves so much better."

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  7. 2 charged with stealing from Salvation Army bucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    WHEATON – Two suburban Chicago men have been charged with stealing a Salvation Army donation bucket and leading police on a high-speed chase. In a news release, prosecutors say 48-year-old Kavin Gipson of Hillside took the donation bucket outside a food store in Lombard while the Salvation Army bell ringer was inside the store.

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  8. Cook County to join cameras-in-court programRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, Sean Maroney of WGN TV operates a pool television camera during a hearing before DuPage County Judge Robert Kleeman in Wheaton, Ill. Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Rita Garman and Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans announced Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 that the Supreme Court has allowed the use of cameras and audio recording devices in Cook County courts on an experimental basis starting next month.

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  9. U.S. House race, Illinois 6th District: Peter Roskam wins re-electionRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Rep. Peter Roskam meets and greets his supporters including Patrick Murname of Wheaton after his 68% lead against Michael Mason election night Tuesday November 2, 2014. Erica Benson-ebenson@shawmedia.com Rep. Peter Roskam meets and greets his supporters including Lee Campuzano and Vinny Landolina of Addison after his 68% lead against Michael Mason election night Tuesday November 2, 2014.

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  10. Our View: Peter Roskam for 6th Congressional DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Northwest Herald

    Incumbent U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam , R-Wheaton, is facing a challenge from Democrat Michael Mason to represent Illinois' 6th Congressional District . Roskam's top priority is the economy and turning it around by getting government out of the way.

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