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    Remembering Leonard Nimoy in the suburbs

    Leonard Nimoy was the special guest at the Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s season opening gala in 2008.

    Feb 27, 2015 7:47 PM

    An orchestra stage might be an unusual place to stir memories of "Star Trek’s" Leonard Nimoy, but that’s exactly what many across the Fox Valley are remembering after his death Friday. “Just the sound of voice — it’s so recognizable,” ESO first violinist Wendy Evans said. “It was really inspirational to play the music.”

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    5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

    Wheaton native Jim Belushi appears Saturday at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake.

    Feb 27, 2015 2:32 PM

    Get inspired at a home expo in Arlington Heights. Take the kids to blow off some steam in St. Charles. Or mellow out with a jazz concert in Glen Ellyn. That's just some of the fun going on this weekend in the suburbs. Find the details here.

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    Volunteers feed the world from Schaumburg stadium

    Sarah Leardi, 10, of Streamwood and her mom, Dawn, scoop out food that will be weighed and placed into bags inside the Schaumburg Club at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg.

    Feb 27, 2015 2:53 PM

    During the offseason, the Schaumburg Boomers baseball team has partnered with Feed My Starving Children, bringing in local volunteers to pack 50,000 meals for people in Third World countries around the globe.

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    Nimoy in 1982 on Spock’s death: ‘I didn’t want to see it’

    Leonard Nimoy’s Spock ears and eyebrows kept him in the makeup chair way too long, he told Dann Gire in 1982.

    Feb 27, 2015 7:48 PM

    Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire interviewed Leonard Nimoy twice — once in L.A. in 1982 on “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” and then again by phone two years later when Nimoy directed “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock.” The actor talked about the character's best traits and how tough it was to create those arched eyebrows.

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    31-year-old N. Carolina cold case leads to Streamwood?

    The reconstructed face of the boy found in North Carolina.

    Feb 27, 2015 5:30 AM

    Does the solution to a 31-year-old North Carolina cold case lie in Streamwood? Law enforcement and child welfare authorities hope a newly reconstructed photo of a teenager — who died in 1984 and who may have attended Streamwood High School — will help identify him, and finally close the case.

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    Attorney: Charges against ex-McHenry coroner ‘political payback’

    Marlene Lantz

    Feb 27, 2015 4:44 PM

    A former McHenry County coroner faces charges of felony misconduct and forgery accusing her of failing to dispose of remains of a dead baby while in office from March 1992 to November 2012 and then falsifying documents about it. But the defense attorney for Marlene A. Lantz says the charges are "political payback" because of Lantz' criticism of State's Attorney Louis Bianchi.

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