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  1. Waiting in the cold for deals in the suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    A $200 50-inch television set was the lure that had some people freezing their keisters in line Thursday afternoon outside stores in South Elgin, Schaumburg and Geneva. Others could be found inside Wal-Mart stores in Mount Prospect and other locales staking out deals that would come later in the day or buying last-minute supplies for entertaining guests.

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  2. Elgina s Bill Litton remembered at community dinnerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Herald

    For the first time in six years, Bill Litton was not volunteering at Jeff Turner's annual Elgin community Thanksgiving dinner at First United Methodist Church. But those in attendance said his spirit was strong.

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  3. Illinois man gets 4 years in 'road rage' shootingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    A 42-year-old South Elgin man has been sentenced to four years in prison for what prosecutors call a "road rage" shooting. DuPage County Judge Kathryn Creswell sentenced Vaughn Atkins on Wednesday.

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  4. Turkey Testicle Festival a growing tradition in HuntleyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ... live music, merchandise and drinks benefiting local charities. Kyle Grillot - kgrillot@shawmedia.com Sara Maddox of Elgin serves a customer during the 32nd annual Turkey Testicle Festival Wednesday at the Parkside Pub in Huntley. The Huntley pub ...

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  5. St. Edward shoots past Alden-HebronRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    St. Edward boys basketball coach P.J. White is often more vocal than the soft-spoken approach he took Wednesday night. White, who typically can shout with the best of them either on the court or the football field, joked after St. Edward's 80-54 thumping of Alden-Hebron in Pool A play of the 8th annual Westminster Christian Thanksgiving Classic in Elgin that he was "just saving his voice" for the rest of the season.

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  6. CASA Kane County seeking volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... interested in volunteering. These meetings will be held as follows: • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Elgin Public House, 219 E. Chicago St., Elgin. • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Pal Joey's, 31 N. River St., ...

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  7. Flu season starts early in Kane CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    This year's flu season started early, and cases are increasing faster than usual, health officials in Kane County are reporting. Kathy Aureden, infection prevention coordinator at Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin, said people should get flu shots, typically something many don't do this early.

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  8. Elgin woman dedicated to helping young volunteersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    Judy Cabrera says one of the most rewarding things about running the Youth United Way program in Elgin is seeing her high school mentees carry the volunteerism torch into their adult life. "I think every person who volunteers, they learn as much as they give," said Cabrera, who co-founded the group in 1997.

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  9. Elgin Area Chamber gives thanks to three volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    Elgin Area Chamber president and CEO Carol Gieske, left, and 2014 chamber board chairman Terry Royer of Winergy Drive Systems Corp., right, congratulate longtime community volunteers Bill Briska, Velma Sept and Judy Cabrera on being honored at the 35th annual Thanksgiving luncheon. The Elgin Area Chamber's 35th annual Thanksgiving Luncheon at Elgin Community College this past Tuesday was a bountiful feast of conversation, collaboration and community.

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  10. No charges filed after Carpentersville man dies following traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    ... the release said. It further states a bleeding wound on Paul's chin prompted transport to Advocate Sherman in Elgin, where he was pronounced dead the next morning at about 7:15 a.m. An autopsy done by the Kane County Coroner's Office found the ...

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  11. No charges in death of Carpentersville man after arrest; video releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Herald

    Two Carpentersville police officers who arrested and scuffled with a 31-year-old man who died hours later at an Elgin hospital won't face criminal charges. Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon announced late Tuesday that "criminal charges are not warranted" in Joshua Paul's Aug. 18 death.

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  12. Foley, Devona A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    Devona A. Foley Born: July 18, 1923 Died: Nov. 24, 2014 Devona A. Foley, 91, a long-time resident of Marengo, passed away November 24, 2014, at Highland Oaks of Elgin. She was born July 18, 1923, in New Athens, daughter of Oliver and Elsie Laquet.

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  13. Baker, James A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Northwest Herald

    James A. Baker Born: Oct. 10, 1955 Died: Nov. 24, 2014 James A. Baker, 59, of Cary, passed away November 24, 2014. He was born October 10, 1955, in Elgin to James and Zoe Baker.

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  14. Nov. 26 police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Chronicle

    ... with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Jesus A. Modesto, 23, of the 1400 block of Sheffield Drive in Elgin, was charged Saturday, Nov. 22, with unlawful possession of marijuana. Ronald J. Millard, 24, of Menasha, Wisconsin, was charged ...

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  15. NARFE hosts holiday party Dec. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    The National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Greater Fox Valley Chapter 2181 will celebrate its annual Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the Grand Victoria restaurant, 250 S. Grove Ave. in Elgin. The Indulge Kitchen Buffet opens at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $16.23 for seniors and $18.40 for adults; pricing includes all beverages and tax.

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  16. Fox Valley police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Daily Herald

    • Ramiro Miranda, 34, of the 200 block of South Melrose Avenue, Elgin, was charged Monday with battery, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct, court records show. Miranda punched a man and damaged two tires on the man's car, and ...

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  17. Elgin continues to test police camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Daily Herald

    Elgin police continue to test body-worn cameras, a process that started about 18 months ago and involves a lot of moving parts, officials said. An attorney for the family of Michael Brown -- an unarmed black teen killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri -- proposed enacting a law requiring police departments across the nation to wear body cameras, Newsday reported Tuesday.

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  18. Driver hospitalized after truck catches fire after crash near HuntleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Daily Chronicle

    ... e driver had exited the vehicle with the help of a bystander and was later transported to Advocate Sherman Hospital in Elgin.

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  19. Premier Veterinary Group Expands Offerings with Opening of New FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Patch.com

    Premier Veterinary Group, a privately owned animal emergency and specialty care provider, proudly announces the opening of a new location in Kane County. Animal Emergency of Kane County , located at 796 S. McLean Boulevard in Elgin, is now part of Premier Veterinary Group's expanding practice, which provides superior customer care and exceptional offerings including emergency services, internal medicine, surgery, oncology, and other specialty services.

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  20. Bank of the West hires Marshall for middle market dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | PE Hub

    ... She is the Treasurer for Keeping the Promise Foundation that provides college scholarships to students in the Elgin, Illinois area. She currently resides in Chicago, IL. Bank of the West's Commercial Banking Group team meets the rapidly changing ...

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