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  1. Jobs Picture Still Improving Month-to-Month; MUCH Better than Last YearRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WJOL-AM Joliet

    ... dropped from six-point-three to six-percent-flat, after showing a number of eight-point-four one year ago. Plainfield saw unemployment fall from five-point-two percent in August to five-point-one in September, and stood at seven-point-one in ...

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  2. Pit Bull Bit Off, Probably Ate Part of Plainfield Youth's Ear: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    A pit bull bit off and likely ate part of a Plainfield youth's ear, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. The young man, Richard Coleman III, and his parents, Richard Coleman Jr. and Cindy Coleman, sued Alberto Guzman and Ana Velasco-Guzman, over the alleged ear incident.

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  3. Lister Named Mortgage Banker for Heartland BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... include Teller, Personal Banker and Universal Banker. Lister is an active member of the Shorewood, Joliet, and Plainfield Chambers of Commerce where she serves as an ambassador for Shorewood and Plainfield. Additionally, she volunteers her time at ...

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  4. Hilarious "Noises Off" at Lewis UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... of Joliet (light design), Jill Jeffrey of Romeoville, (sound design), Kawaan Panama of Chicago and Adam Parker of Plainfield (properties), Annie Martello of Morris (stage manager), Beth Sadler of Homer Glen (assistant stage manager), Emma McGee of ...

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  5. Agribusiness Report Oct. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCRG

    ... GRAIN FUTURES PUSHED HIGHER, MAINLY ON CONTINUED HARVEST DELAYS. ANALYST MIKE SEERY WITH SEERY FUTURES IN PLAINFIELD ILLINOIS OBSERVES ONLY 31 PERCENT HARVEST PROGRESS ON U-S CORN AS OF MONDAY; A FAR CRY FROM THE 5-YEAR AVERAGE FIGURE OF 53 PERCENT. ...

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  6. Carlman: Please pay attention, because your vote countsRead the original story

    Friday | Naperville Sun

    ... is not how we roll in a free and democratic society - but a tiny part of me thinks that's a shame. Voters in Plainfield saw this painfully firsthand a year ago last April, when - after other office hopefuls were conveniently kicked off the ballot - ...

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  7. Plainfield Dist 202 Teachers Reject DealRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    Plainfield School District 202 has confirmed that the district's teachers union has rejected the proposed contract recently approved by the Plainfield 202 School Board. Sources have told 1340 WJOL that 17-hundred-two teachers voted; with 965 NO votes, and 737 YES votes.

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  8. Mary Kubica, Author of 'The Good Girl,' to Host Signing at Plainfield Public Library Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    Mary Kubica, author of "The Good Girl," and originally from Plainfield, will host a book signing on Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library. The book signing will take place in the large meeting room.

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  9. Plainfield Public Library to Show 'The Monuments Men' Nov. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    The public is invited to a Friday movie matinee featuring "The Monuments Men," rated PG-13, at the Plainfield Public Library on Nov. 14 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will take place in the Library's large meeting room. The Library is located in downtown Plainfield at 15025 S. Illinois St. "The Monuments Men," is based on a true story about seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II to recover some of the world's greatest works of art.

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  10. Plainfield Public Library Hosts 'Healthy Fall Salads' Program Nov. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    Community members are invited to a program called "Healthy Fall Salads" on Monday, Nov. 10 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library, located at 15025 S. Illinois St. The program will take place in the large meeting room in the lower level of the Library. The program will feature samples and recipes from Peter Rubi, and a demonstration on how to create a flavorful, healthy salad.

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  11. Plainfield Blotter: Domestic Battery ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Patch.com

    ... the county jail on a charge of domestic battery, police said. Kara Mantzke, 23, of the 25000 block of Pavilion, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the county jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records.

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  12. Romeoville Sets Trick-or-Treating Hours; No Trick-or-Treating at Safety TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Patch.com

    Like nearby Plainfield and Joliet, the Village of Romeoville has set trick-or-treating hours of 4 to 7 p.m. for Friday, Oct. 31.

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  13. Chicago-Area Metal Roofing Customers Get Quality - " Plus 5-Year...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Building Operating Management

    ... with the workers who are members of Local 265," said Ken Wiesbrook, a vice president at Wiesbrook Sheet Metal, in Plainfield, Ill. "We all talked about this idea all the participating companies, with the union. We thought it was possible to offer ...

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  14. Woman in Wheelchair Thrown Face-First Onto Sidewalk After Rolling Down Bad Ramp: LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    A woman was thrown face-first to the concrete after rolling down a faulty wheelchair ramp at a Plainfield office building, according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. Maureen Sullivan, the guardian of Jennifer Lynn Washington, brought the lawsuit against Oakland Properties and Martin Commercial Center Condominium Association.

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  15. Will County Judge Was Wrong to Jail Plainfield Woman For Cursing in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    The Plainfield woman, 23-year-old Valerie Perez, was in court for a speeding ticket in September 2012 when Judge Carmen Goodman called for a recess, according to an opinion handed down this month by the Third District Appellate Court. Perez left the courtroom and said, "I waited all f---ing morning and now she takes a break," according to the opinion.

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  16. Will County Towns Make List of Chicagoland's Worst Commutes: NerdWalletRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Patch.com

    ... "They waste 51 hours each year as a result of congestion." But when it comes to which towns have it the worst, Plainfield and Romeoville were No. 2 and No. 4 on the list, respectively. NerdWallet said it analyzed the two biggest commuting costs - ...

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  17. Plainfield Blotter: Drugs, DUI ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Patch.com

    Jonathan Bailey, 46, of the 5300 block of Maple Glen Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police at 10:17 p.m. at 135th Street and Route 59 and charged with DUI and improper lane use, police said.

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  18. Good Cause: Breast cancer awareness in a basket Oct. 22Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Naperville Sun

    Just 10 days after her father-in-law's funeral in 2013, Heather Hackett's life changed after a phone call on Father's Day: she had breast cancer. The Plainfield resident, whose husband Mike owns It's a Bling Thing in downtown Naperville, was told it was stage 1 cancer, that while there were a number of tumors in her right breast, the doctors didn't believe she would need chemotherapy.

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  19. Rep. Anthony, Morris Hospital to host Ebola preparedness town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... are planning to deal with the possibility of the Ebola virus impacting our community,” Anthony, R-Plainfield, said in the release. “Families have a lot of unanswered questions and concerns right now. Our Ebola preparedness town hall ...

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  20. Plainfield Fire Board Release Refers to Stratton 'Investigation,' Offers No DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Patch.com

    Plainfield Deputy Fire Chief Jon Stratton and Plainfield Police Chief John Konopek talk after the fire board voted to reinstate Stratton on Monday. Credit: Shannon Antinori A day after voting to reinstate Deputy Chief Jon Stratton, the Plainfield Fire Protection District Board of Trustees issued a statement saying he members are "happy to have completed the investigation involving DC Stratton," but offering no information on the scope or reason for the investigation.

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