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  1. GreenFest seeks exhibitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Exhibitors are wanted for the sixth annual Aurora GreenFest that will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13 at Prisco Community Center and McCullough Park at 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora. This free event features a Community Trade Show and Children's Eco-Village with more than 100 exhibitors and 2,000 visitors from the Fox Valley Region.

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  2. 'Souper Bowl of Caring' to fill food pantry shelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    On Saturday, Jan. 31, join the Fox Valley United Way's annual "Souper Bowl of Caring." Help fill the shelves at the Aurora Area Interfaith Food Pantry and the Kendall County Food Pantry.

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  3. Fox Valley Parks accepting picnic reservations beginning Feb. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    The Fox Valley Park District will be accepting picnic shelter reservations for the 2015 season starting Monday, Feb. 2, on a first-come, first-served basis. The park district features 16 picnic shelters throughout its park system in Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery.

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  4. Habitat for Humanity to host money-management courseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Aurora's Alesha Lieser, left, reviews materials for a free, personal money-management series to be offered by Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity starting Jan. 31. From left are Lieser, Jasmine Mitchell, Oswego; and Meghan Crotty, Addison. The Habitat interns are Aurora University social work majors.

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  5. Murray back in the hoops saddleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the former Princeton star put in 14 points in the Regents' 86-77 upset win over league leader Aurora. “I missed it a lot. (There's) nothing like it. It feels great to play again,” Murray said. While it may appear ...

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  6. Kifowit Hosting Road Construction UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    To keep local motorists informed about congestion and the status of ongoing road projects, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, will be hosting a Road Construction Update with representatives from the Illinois Department of Transportation on Thursday, Feb. 19 from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eola branch of the Aurora Public Library, located at 555 S. Eola Rd. "In the end, the new infrastructure will help alleviate congestion, shorten commute times, improve public safety and save money for motorists," Kifowit said. "However, during construction times, it can be very frustrating.

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  7. In The CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Aurora Advocate

    The American Red Cross is recruiting teams from businesses, schools, churches and families to participate in the Northern Portage County Relay For Life this year. The event will be June 6 at Aurora High's Veterans Stadium.

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  8. W. Aurora leaves Waubonsie behindRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    All that prevented West Aurora from recording a first-quarter shutout Tuesday at Waubonsie Valley was Chris Karkazis' one-handed, half-court swish at the buzzer. Merely wishful thinking, but his Blackhawks fulfilled most wishes in a 73-38 win over Waubonsie, the Aurora teams' first boys basketball game as Valley Division opponents in the Upstate Eight Conference.

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  9. 'Straight Talk' offers truths about drug useRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... Talbot said Tuesday during the Straight Talk About Drugs presentation at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre. Funded by the Aurora-based Dunham Fund, the event was presented by Chris Walk Against Substance Abuse and the Kane County Chronicle. Compared to ...

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  10. Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Chicago

    ... 27, 2015) Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Balder narrowly escaped death after a fiery crash on Interstate 88 near Aurora last year. "My voice has not returned to full yet, I'm moving, running," he said. "I had 13 broken ribs, a broken left ...

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  11. Kaneland board says 'no' to STEM schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Kaneland students will not participate in the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School at Aurora University, the school board decided in a 7-0 vote Monday. "It is difficult for us to commit the money for next year, let alone longer," interim Superintendent Renee Goier told the board as she made her recommendation.

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  12. Plainfield Blotter: Theft, Domestic Battery, Texting While DrivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Joshua Kasper, 19, of the 23000 block of Greenfield Drive, was arrested by Plainfield police at Meijer, 13521 S. Route 59, on a charge of retail theft, police said. Leah Yarbrough, 34, of the 900 block of Fieldstone, Aurora, was arrested by Plainfield police at 3:51 p.m. at Fort Beggs Drive and James Street, on charges of driving on a suspended license, driving an uninsured vehicle and texting while driving, according to police.

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  13. A Year After Horrific Crash, State Trooper Seeks Homicide Charges Against TruckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... crashes. On Jan. 27, 2014, Balder and tollway worker Vincenzo Petrella had pulled over on I-88 near Eola Road in Aurora to assist the driver of a disabled semi-trailer when another semi crashed into Balder's vehicle, pushing it into Petrella's ...

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  14. Hurt trooper seeks homicide charge for Tollway crash driverRead the original story

    Tuesday | WAND-TV Decatur

    An Illinois State Police trooper who was seriously injured in an accident along Interstate 88 last year wants the truck driver facing trial to be charged with reckless homicide. The driver, Renato Velasquez, is already facing other felony charges in the January 2014 crash near Aurora that killed Illinois Tollway maintenance worker Vincent Petrella.

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  15. Lawsuit filed in Aurora 2013 concrete mixer deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    A wrongful-death lawsuit has been filed against Naperville-based Dukane Precast over a worker who was killed in a concrete mixer in July 2013. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, also found eight violations at the company's Aurora plant after 39-year-old Vicente Guzman-Chaidez was killed while cleaning a concrete mixer.

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  16. Chamber executive Joe Henning an advocate for business and unabashed fan of AuroraRead the original story

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    But his work on behalf of the Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce for the past decade has made him well-known among businesses in the Fox Valley area, local elected officials and educational institutions, and chamber officials on the state and even national levels. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  17. Trooper urges stiffer charges against trucker in fatal I-88 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chicago Tribune

    ... and working for 37 of the previous 40 hours when his semi hit Balder's squad car along I-88 near Eola Road near Aurora. Balder and Petrella had both stopped along the side of the highway to aid another trucker whose vehicle had become disabled. ...

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  18. Sheriff Seeks North Aurora Fugitive Wanted for Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Patch.com

    Vella is 6-feet-1-inch tall, about 160 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. His last known address was in the 400 block of Juniper Dr., North Aurora.

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  19. Local schools celebrate Catholic Schools WeekRead the original story

    Monday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... Catheryn said she works with the younger students once a month. Second-grade student Meadow Estrada, 8, of North Aurora wrote in her essay about how she likes to learn about God. “I like going to church every day,” Meadow said. ...

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  20. NU's Bowling Program Just Keeps Rolling OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Huskers.com

    ... N.Y.; Gazmine Mason (above) , a sophomore from Cranston, R.I.; and Julia Bond , a freshman from Chicago suburb Aurora, Ill. A year ago, Bond made the USA Junior National Team when she was still in high school. Earlier this month, Mason finished ...

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