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  1. Scrap metal pile in Elgin catches fireRead the original story

    28 min ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A fire at a scrap metal company in northwest suburban Elgin burned for more than two and hours Friday afternoon. Elgin firefighters first responded to Acme Refining Scrap Iron Co.

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  2. Boys volleyball: Scouting the Fox ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    ... need to finish off the close games they were unable to win last season, particularly against crosstown rival Larkin. Elgin has talent, but remains modest in its aspiration to win 11 matches, which would set a new program record. A reason for ...

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  3. AID accepting silk ties for scarf projectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    The scarves are patterned from silk material and they need hundreds of donated silk ties to keep this project going. Ties can be dropped off at either the Aurora office, 309 New Indian Trail Court, or Elgin office, 1135 Bowes Road, to the attention of Wendy Bialek.

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  4. Nominees announced for YWCA Leader LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    At this year's YWCA Leader Luncheon Awards, the Racial Justice Award will be named after Betty Brown, longtime Elgin community leader and activist. The YWCA Elgin is pleased to announce the nominees for the 32nd annual Leader Luncheon Awards to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at The Seville in Streamwood.

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  5. Alleged Kiddie-Porn Stasher Pleads Guilty to Abusing a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... and in return he'll get a 25-year prison sentence. Robert A. Shachter, 50, began assaulting the girl while he lived in Elgin starting in 2007. The girl went to her mother in 2009. Shachter was arrested in May 2014. While in jail awaiting trial, ...

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  6. Duckworth to announce on MondayRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... drawn state Senate seat in 2012 with union support. Noland represents a state Senate district that encompasses Elgin, Ill., located in the far western portion of the district. A Marine veteran, Noland has served in the state Senate since 2007. Not a ...

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  7. 5 things to do in the suburbs this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Violinist Isabella Lippi is a soloist in the Elgin Symphony Orchestra concert "Spotlight on Strings" conducted by Andrew Grams this weekend at two locations: Prairie Center for ...

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  8. ESO concert to feature Beethoven and Mozart masterpiecesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Conductor of the Year Andrew Grams will return to the Hemmens Cultural Arts Center in Elgin to conduct “Mozart and Beethoven: Spotlight on Strings” on Saturday, March 28, and Sunday, March 29. ELGIN – The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will present “Mozart and Beethoven: Spotlight on Strings”during its second to last show of the 2014-15 season. The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Hemmens Cultural Arts Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin.

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  9. Elgin man again charged with selling heroin near schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A 21-year-old Elgin man has been charged with selling heroin near an Elgin school in November 2014, according to court records. An arrest warrant was served this week for Anthony J. Galarza, of the 600 block of Page Avenue, who was already being held at the Kane County jail on another matter.

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  10. Elgin man gets 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting girlRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    A former Elgin man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a girl he knew a decade ago. Robert A. Shachter, 50, of the 400 block of Gregory Avenue, Glendale Heights, will get credit for nearly 300 days spent in jail since his May 2014 arrest.

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  11. Election 2015: 3 seek 2 spots on Elgin Community College Board of TrusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent with a fresh face. Meyer , 33, had unsuccessful bids for the Kane County Board in 2012 and the 43rd Representative District in 2014.

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  12. Chicago Muslim Woman Recalls How She Stood Up to Abusive ImamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Breitbart.com

    Zainab Khan, a Muslim women's rights activist, writes in the Daily Beast about her struggle with Mohammed Abdullah Saleem-a Chicago imam, described as the "Billy Graham of Islam," currently facing charges of sexual assault from a 23-year-old former employee. The decision by courageous women in Kabul, Afghanistan, to defy the orders of mullahs and carry the coffin of a young woman, Farkhunda-slain for the false accusation of burning the Quran- took me to a dramatic moment last spring when I faced off against an imam, not in some faraway city in our Muslim world, but in our own backyard, right here in the United States, in the Chicago suburb of Elgin, Ill.

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  13. Cizek, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    Virginia Cizek Virginia Cizek, age 96, of Crystal Lake, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at Sherman Hospital Elgin IL. Born 1918 in Chicago.

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  14. Three seek 2 spots on ECC boardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent with a fresh face. Meyer , 33, had unsuccessful bids for the Kane County Board in 2012 and the 43rd Representative District in 2014.

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  15. How I Took On Chicago's - Abusive' ImamBy Zainab KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... faraway city in our Muslim world, but in our own backyard, right here in the United States, in the Chicago suburb of Elgin, Ill. My confrontation with the imam was about something much more ordinary, but also deeply personal, and my experience ...

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  16. Elgin native does double duty as dancer, choreographerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Much is made of movie stars who not only act in front of the camera, but also take charge behind the scenes as directors -- sometimes doing double duty on the same project. A similar situation is currently being faced by Elgin native Hanna Brictson, who has danced with River North Dance Chicago since 2004 after graduating from Larkin High School.

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  17. Weekend picks: Los Lonely Boys rock Skokie, SchaumburgRead the original story

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    ... or quilts.com . 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 27-28 Violinist Isabella Lippi is a soloist in the Elgin Symphony Orchestra concerts "Spotlight on Strings" conducted by Andrew Grams this weekend at two locations: Prairie Center for the ...

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  18. South Elgin rolls into championship gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    With 7 first-half goals, South Elgin advanced to Friday's 2:30 p.m. championship match against West Chicago with a convincing 8-0 win over the Whip-Purs in action at the South Elgin Spring Fling Girls Soccer Tournament at Streamwood's Millenium Field Thursday afternoon. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  19. Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Medical professionals are invited to attend "Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015", a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.

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  20. Elgin man who sold heroin to undercover cops pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Herald

    Rinnell Mallory, 43, of the 500 block of Van Street, agreed to a 13½ year prison sentence in exchange for a guilty plea to unlawful delivery of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park, a Class X felony. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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