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  1. Advocates renew push for higher minimum wage in Arlington HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Daily Herald

    Advocates for a higher minimum wage have renewed their push to get the Arlington Heights village board to "opt in" on Cook County's higher $11-an-hour rate, though the village's mayor said Tuesday considers it a settled issue. A few proponents holding signs attended a village board meeting Tuesday to urge Mayor Tom Hayes and trustees to reverse their May 1, 2017 decision to opt out of county ordinances raising the minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2020 and mandating businesses offer up to five days of paid sick leave a year.

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  2. Sound check: Ember Oceans, Atlas Genius catch Bears spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Daily Herald

    Palatine's Ember Oceans plays with Atlas Genius at the 2018 Miller Lite Chicago Bears Block Party in Logan Square Saturday, Sept. 8. Kick off football season when Palatine indie-popsters Ember Oceans bring a fun and funky vibe to the 2018 Miller Lite Chicago Bears Block Party along with The Punch , Bifunkal , ESSO , the Senn Alan Band , a DJ set by Emo vs. Pop Punk and national headliner Atlas Genius .

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  3. Reclaim Northwest Suburbs Rally to Increase Minimum Wage in Arlington Heights Sept 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Daily Herald

    Reclaim Northwest Suburbs is rallying to raise the minimum wage for working families in Arlington Heights from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, then will proceed to the village board meeting at 8 p.m. The Arlington Heights Village Board voted in June 2017 to opt-out of the Cook County Minimum Wage Ordinance, that would have raised the minimum wage and provided sick leave for working families.

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  4. Catholics consider withholding donations amid abuse scandalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, file photo Bishop David Zubik, current Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, takes questions from reporters after vocation Mass at Saints John and Paul Parish in Franklin Park, Pa. Zubik, the bishop of Pittsburgh's Roman Catholic diocese, is pushing back against a call for his resignation and says the diocese has "followed every single step" needed for responsible action after allegations of child sexual abuse.

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  5. Catholics consider withholding donations amid scandalsCatholics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Daily Herald

    In this Sept. 24, 2015, file photo a member of the clergy prays the rosary as he waits for Pope Francis to arrive at St. Patrick's Cathedral for evening prayer service in New York.

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  6. Hawthorn District 73 referendum strategy: Keep it simpleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The decision by Hawthorn District 73 to seek $48.7 million from taxpayers in November for school renovations and expansions took months of laborious discussion, public sessions and fine-tuning. Now comes the hard part.

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  7. Family, friends mourn avid Arlington Heights boaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Mitchell Z. Sroka of Arlington Heights loved boating and fishing, his daughter said. He was killed Saturday when his boat exploded in Wilmette Harbor.

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  8. Arlington Heights man killed in Wilmette boat explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man died Saturday after an accidental boat explosion in Wilmette Harbor in north suburban Wilmette. A 67-year-old Arlington Heights man died Saturday after an accidental boat explosion in Wilmette Harbor in north suburban Wilmette.

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  9. 1 dead, 1 injured after boat explodes in Chicago-area harborRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Wilmette Fire Chief Ben Wozney says the explosion occurred around 8 a.m. Saturday at a yacht club in Wilmette Harbor. He says the man who died was on board when the 32-foot boat burst into flames.

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  10. Cook County minimum wage, sick leave issues to be on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Daily Herald

    People show their support for Cook County's minimum-wage and sick-leave ordinances as the Arlington Heights village board voted to opt out of them in June 2017. Cook County's controversial minimum-wage and paid-sick-leave ordinances most suburbs opted out of last year will return as advisory referendum questions Nov. 6 asking voters whether their own municipalities should comply.

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  11. Author events: Meet Alexandra Bracken at Hollywood Palms SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Alexandra Bracken will sign her latest in "The Darkest Minds" series, "The Darkest Legacy," Saturday, Aug. 4, at Naperville's Hollywood Palms Theater. Donna Fatigato: 1 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at Tasting Devine Cellars, 21 W. Jefferson Ave., Suite 101, Naperville, 420-9463.

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  12. Constable: A flood of all-star memories for 50-year Cubs fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    What started 50 years ago when his grandfather took Steve Schmid to his first Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field has turned into a passion. The East Dundee man's basement has a shrine of autographs, scorecards, photographs and more from his love affair with the Cubs.

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  13. Author events: Meet best-selling author Madeline Miller in NapervilleRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    W. Bruce Cameron: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 8, at Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville, 355-2665, andersonsbookshop.com/ . Meet the best-selling author when he discusses and signs "Max's Story," the next in "The Dog's Purpose Puppy Tale" series for middle-grade readers.

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  14. Author events: Naperville native Emily Giffin, Colin Egglesfield in town MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Lisa Jenn Bigelow: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at the Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, 256-5025, wilmettelibrary.info/ . Youth services librarian Lisa Bigelow will be celebrating the book release party for her new middle-grade novel, "Drum Roll, Please."

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  15. District 73 board turns focus to potential referendumRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Hawthorn Elementary District 73 is closer to determining how much property owners will be asked to pay to renovate and expand its six schools to address overcrowding. The range of what the district would seek through a potential referendum is $49 million to $57.6 million, both more than what voters rejected in April 2017.

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  16. High schools: Kuffel succeeds Jennings as St. Viator's athletic directorRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Jason Kuffel, a St. Viator graduate from the Class of 1999, was announced as the school's new athletic director Thursday. In making the announcement, St. Viator President Brian Liedlich noted that Kuffel is the first alumnus of the school to serve in this capacity.

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  17. Boys track and field: Prospect sends 9 individual entries, 2 relays to stateRead the original story

    May 17, 2018 | Daily Herald

    For the 16 high schools competing in Thursday's Class 3A Loyola boys track and field sectional, there was one simple goal: to qualify as many individuals as possible for next weekend's state meet at Eastern Illinois University. Featuring some outstanding individual and team efforts, 14 athletes representing a trio of Mid-Suburban East teams assigned to Sachs Stadium in Wilmette earned the honor to compete for one more weekend.

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  18. Long-vacant Best Buy store in Mundelein demolishedRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The former Best Buy store in Mundelein, a long-vacant reminder of better days in retailing, is being removed from the landscape. Demolition and salvage of scrap metal continued Friday for the stand-alone store at Mundelein Crossings shopping center at routes 83 and 60. Best Buy stores in Addison, Deerfield, Mundelein and West Dundee were among those closed May 12, 2012 by the Minneapolis-based retailer.

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  19. Luxury home sales increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The market for Chicago-area homes selling at $1 million or more showed broad strength in the first quarter of 2018, according to the RE/MAX Luxury Report on Metro Chicago Real Estate, a quarterly analysis of market activity. First-quarter sales totaled 489 units, the most in that quarter since RE/MAX began tracking luxury sales in 2011 and an increase of 7.5 percent over the same quarter last year.

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  20. Murray brothers' 'Caddyshack' bar open Tuesday in RosemontRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Actor Bill Murray, seen taking a swing at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms in Lake Forest in 2015, is opening a "Caddyshack"-themed sports bar with his brothers in Rosemont. Opening day is Tuesday.

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