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  1. Aurora man dies from injuries in Naperville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Herald

    An Aurora man has died of injuries he suffered late last week in a car crash in Naperville, authorities said Friday. Nikhil Siony, 45, was airlifted Friday to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove after he was involved in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 75th Street and Book Road, Naperville police said.

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  2. Hunger walk in Lombard helps people at home and around worldRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | Daily Herald

    One of the reasons Dan Jares stays involved with the annual Great Prairie Trail CROP Hunger Walk is that the event allows him to help people he doesn't even know. "There's something unique and powerful about that," said Jares, who served as the coordinator for this year's walk.

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  3. Endorsement: Yes for home rule in Barrington, Lake ZurichRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Daily Herald

    It's hard to make a case that the state of Illinois is a better arbiter of local spending or other priorities than the people we elect right here in our communities. That's one reason we recommend residents of Barrington and Lake Zurich vote yes for home rule on Nov. 4. Home rule expands municipal powers, with most discussion and concern arising from provisions that elected boards of trustees in home-rule towns can vote to impose new taxes and fees on things ranging from liquor sales to video gambling licenses.

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  4. Aurora man seriously injured in Naperville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Herald

    Two people were injured, one seriously, in a Friday morning crash at the intersection of 75th Street and Book Road in Naperville, police said. One of the drivers, Nikhil Siony, 45, of Aurora, had to be extricated from his vehicle by Naperville firefighters and was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove with serious injuries, authorities said.

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  5. Great Prairie CROP Walk to combat hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Daily Herald

    DuPage-area residents can walk to put a dent in hunger Sunday, Oct. 19, as part of the 33rd Great Prairie Trail CROP Hunger Walk. The walk starts with registration at 12:30 p.m. and steps off at 1:30 p.m. from Lombard Commons, Grace Street and St. Charles Road, Lombard.

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  6. Former Maywood cop: 'I never forced myself on her'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Daily Herald

    The former Maywood police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman in March 2012 in a Villa Park hotel room maintained Thursday, sometimes in graphic detail, that the sexual encounter was consensual. Deon Sams faces between 10 and 60 years in prison if found guilty of all the criminal sexual assault and official misconduct charges he is facing.

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  7. Woman: Maywood cop 'took something from me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Daily Herald

    A 36-year-old Bellwood woman testified Wednesday that she "dozed in and out" of consciousness as she was being sexually assaulted by a Maywood police officer in March 2012 in a Villa Park hotel room. The woman, locked out of her Bellwood home and with no working cellphone in the early morning hours of March 24, 2012, said a marked Maywood squad car was initially a welcome sight. 3 comments

  8. State seeks input on revamping social studies standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Daily Herald

    State education officials are seeking input from students, educators, parents and taxpayers on new civic course requirements and social studies learning standards. A new task force is reviewing possible changes as part of an ongoing effort to update Illinois Learning Standards that began in 2010 with the state's adoption of new English language arts and mathematics standards.

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  9. Villa Park seeks road money to 'start investing in our town'Read the original story

    Sunday Oct 12 | Daily Herald

    Villa Park voters on Nov. 4 will face a referendum question that relates to their cars, their homes, their wallets and their town's infrastructure, safety and visual appeal -- all at once. The question asks whether voters will approve a tax increase to allow the village to borrow $23 million over 20 years to reconstruct and/or resurface 20 miles of streets.

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  10. Endorsement: Conroy for a second term in House Dist. 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Daily Herald

    Two years ago, we had some concerns about Democrat Deborah Conroy's independence from the state Democratic Party when she ran for her first term in the Illinois House. But her record in the last two years shows a moderate Democrat whose concern for her district surpasses any loyalty she has to the party or House Speaker Michael Madigan. 1 comment

  11. DuPage forest preserve candidate vows to make seat a full-time jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Daily Herald

    A Democratic challenger seeking a seat on the DuPage County Forest Preserve Commission says he'll quit his job to become a full-time member of the board if he's elected next month. Before Evan Wolfe submits his two weeks' notice, however, voters in forest preserve District 1 need to decide whether they want to make a change.

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  12. Prosecutors find haunted house's Gacy room 'in terrible taste'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | Daily Herald

    Rob Zombie's Great American Nightmare haunted house, now open in Villa Park, includes rooms devoted to John Wayne Gacy and other serial killers. Prosecutors from serial killer John Wayne Gacy's case say the "Gacy room" in Rob Zombie's new haunted house in Villa Park is distasteful and insensitive to victims' families, many of whom still live in the area.

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  13. Miley Sparrow of Villa Park, a single mom of five, put herself through law schoolRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Daily Herald

    The day after Mary Sparrow finished her bar exams, a crew from NBC's "Today Show" came to her Villa Park home to film her for a segment on three inspirational women over 50. The single mother of five, known to everyone as Miley, had completed her bachelor's degree and gone to law school while holding down a full-time job waitressing. "I think there's nothing you can't do.

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  14. Rocker/filmmaker Rob Zombie goes for jugular in Villa Park haunted houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Daily Herald

    Anyone familiar with Rob Zombie's work knows that a haunted house with his name on it probably won't shy away from the nasty stuff. Zombie, a rock musician, screenwriter and filmmaker, has made a career of exploring the darker corners of the horror genre.

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  15. Morton FG sinks WillowbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Daily Herald

    Villalon's 37-yard field goal in the waning seconds lifted the Mustangs to Saturday's 17-16 West Suburban Gold win over Willowbrook on its homecoming in Villa Park. The Warriors dealt with the pain of the moment as well as the realization that their fifth loss means elimination from playoff qualification.

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  16. Rob Zombie bringing his 'Nightmare' to the 'burbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Herald

    "I wanted people to feel like they'd been immersed in it," he said. "I wanted the experience to hit them from all sides."

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  17. DuPage clerk candidates tussle over election oversight issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Daily Herald

    Four decades after the DuPage County clerk's office was stripped of its ability to oversee elections, a candidate for the office insists that power should be returned. Her opponent in the Nov. 4 election, however, says there needs to be a compelling reason to fold the duties of the DuPage Election Commission back into the county clerk's office.

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  18. EISUS Fun Fest - Committed to the CureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Jack and Addison Lesch help their grandmother, Ellen Jurkonis, "plant" signs in Villa Park for the upcoming EISUS Fun Fest to be held on Sept. 28th at Lions Park in Villa Park.Karl Jurkonis The EISUS Fun Fest will be held on Sunday afternoon, September 28th, 2014 at Lions Field in Villa Park.

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  19. Plain White T's to play free concert in RosemontRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Early birds will get a free concert when the band The Plain White T's performs at MB Financial Park in Rosemont from 6 to 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 26. The Grammy Award-nominated band, which got its start in Villa Park, performs as part of a live radio broadcast tied to the culmination of 101.9 The MIX's "Eric, Kathy and Me $20G Selfie" promotion, which encouraged listeners to post creative "selfie" photos on social media sites supposedly appearing alongside morning show hosts Eric Ferguson and Kathy Hart for a $20,000 cash prize.

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  20. Perviz, Willowbrook stop Glenbard WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Daily Herald

    Glenbard West appeared to be on the verge of drawing even with Willowbrook during Thursday's West Suburban Conference crossover match at John A. Fischer Field in Villa Park. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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