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  1. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Free Press

    ... April 23, 2015 Family entertainment is sometime hard to find even today. It was no different in the 19th century Braidwood. However, like today there were things to do, sometimes also linked with a charitable cause. Set the way back machine for 1879 ...

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  2. BraidwoodRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Free Press

    Mackenzie Collier had a solid outing in the pitcher's circle and batter's box on Monday, but it wasn't enough to help Reed-Custer's varsity softball team pull ahead of Manteno. Reed-Custer's track teams performed well at Seneca's Irish Invitational on Friday, with the girls taking second, and boys taking third.

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  3. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Free Press

    ... April 23, 2015 Family entertainment is sometime hard to find even today. It was no different in the 19th century Braidwood. However, like today there were things to do, sometimes also linked with a charitable cause. Set the way back machine for 1879 ...

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  4. NewspapersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Free Press

    The Free Press Newspapers provide Total Market Coverage in Grundy, Kankakee, and southern Will counties with The Prairie Shopper, Braidwood Journal, Coal City Courant and The Free Press Advocate.

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  5. Life lessons beyond the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Free Press

    IMPRESSED BY the difference 122 seventh graders can make is Braidwood Park District Commissioner Josh Bolatto. In just a couple hours the students gathered enough natural debris from Old Smokey Park and the Lions' Kiddie Park to create a burn pile that stretched nearly 25 feet and close to 5 feet high in the center.

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  6. Navigating the zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Free Press

    ... on the west side, at least during the local "rush hour." The fire district is also prepared to arrange for the Braidwood Fire Protection District to be dispatched automatically to any call on the west side of the river if necessary. "We've got our ...

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  7. Joseph E. AbrahamRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Free Press

    Joseph E. "Joe" Abraham, 68, of Curlew, WA, passed away April 11, 2015, due to complications from surgery at a hospital near his winter home in Largo, FL. Born April 17, 1946, in Chicago, Joe was raised in Braidwood, graduating from Reed-Custer High School in 1964.

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  8. NewspapersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Free Press

    The Free Press Newspapers provide Total Market Coverage in Grundy, Kankakee, and southern Will counties with The Prairie Shopper, Braidwood Journal, Coal City Courant and The Free Press Advocate.

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  9. Radioactive steam not that unusualRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... which is regulated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission." The State of Illinois and Will County are suing Exelon's Braidwood nuclear power plant for releasing millions of gallons of wastewater containing radioactive tritium into the groundwater ...

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  10. BraidwoodRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Free Press

    Reed-Custer's boys and girls track teams captured first place during a triangular meet against Wilmington and Coal City. The Comets finished with 90.5 points Tuesday, 12 points ahead of second place Coal City.

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  11. NewspapersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Free Press

    The Free Press Newspapers provide Total Market Coverage in Grundy, Kankakee, and southern Will counties with The Prairie Shopper, Braidwood Journal, Coal City Courant and The Free Press Advocate.

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  12. 107 grams of cocaine found in seam of shirtRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Free Press

    4/15/2015 10:00:00 AM 107 grams of cocaine found in seam of shirt Motorist arrested on felony drug charge Braidwood police discovered a large amount of cocaine hidden in the contents of a rental car caught speeding through the city's portion of ... 14 comments

  13. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Free Press

    ... quickly, one after another leaving all stunned and silent. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 In M. J. Donna's book The Braidwood Story, he describes John Mitchell as the "Father of the Miners' Union." I pretty much agree with him, as Mitchell was there for ...

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  14. Coal City shooting suspect turns himself inRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... first degree murder and one count of aggravated battery for allegedly shooting Adam Fierro, the owner of a Braidwood trucking company. Coal City investigator Jason Clark of the Coal City Police Department met with Webster at the jail, where he was ...

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  15. Alleged shooter surrenders to policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Free Press

    ... not known at this time. Fierro is the owner of Hose Shoe Transportation, Inc., a general freight hauler based in Braidwood, and Webster is an over-the-road truck driver who had worked for the company. A disagreement between Fierro and Webster is ...

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  16. Shannon-GonzalezRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Francis University. She is currently in her fourth year as a kindergarten teacher at Reed Custer Primary School in Braidwood. Her fiance graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with degrees in marketing and management. He is ...

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  17. City to hold annual Route 66 run/walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Free Press

    More than 100 participants are dusting off their running shoes, getting ready to help raise funds for new fieldhouse sporting gear. The city of Braidwood hopes to pull off another successful fundraiser on Sunday, April 12, to benefit the Reed-Custer School District fieldhouse.

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  18. State's debt recovery program paying off for BraidwoodRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Free Press

    Roughly a year after joining a debt recovery program, the city of Braidwood has collected nearly 20 percent of the outstanding funds owed it. Since enrolling in the state treasurer's offices' Local Debt Recovery Program in February 2014, $7,691 of the $42,840 in overdue fines has been recovered and returned to the city.

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  19. Police seek Romeoville man charged in shooting of truck company ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Chicago Tribune

    Police are seeking a Romeoville man in connection with the April 1 shooting of the owner of a Braidwood trucking company. Authorities issued an arrest warrant Saturday for Walter Webster in connection with the shooting.

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  20. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Free Press

    CUSTER'S VARSITY baseball team celebrates their 4-1 win on Monday over Prairie Central, marking their fifth win in a row. Photo by Brent Sumner.

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