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    Mt. Prospect man saved after heart attack, crash

    A group of witnesses and emergency responders resuscitated Mount Prospect resident Jim Maglieri, third from left, after he suffered a heart attack on March 20.

    Apr 20, 2014 10:09 PM

    When Jim Maglieri of Mount Prospect gives a speech at his daughter's wedding next month, he's likely to mention how close he came to missing it. Maglieri suffered a heart attack while driving in Park Ridge on March 20, and was pulled from his car unconscious and without a pulse. The fast action of numerous responders saved his life.

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    Expert: Fox River dams ‘notoriously deadly’

    A witness turned rescuer at the site of a deadly kayak accident in Geneva on Saturday said it was clear that the kayak’s two operators were struggling to control the vessel before it plunged over a low dam.

    Apr 20, 2014 6:47 PM

    Kayakers aboard a two-man craft that went over a dam in Geneva Saturday, leaving one man dead and another hospitalized, clearly were struggling to control the vessel, according to a witness who took part in the rescue effort.

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    Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica where he delivered the Urbi et Orbi at the end of the Easter Mass in St. Peter’s Square at the the Vatican Sunday.

    Apr 20, 2014 3:39 PM

    Marking Christianity’s most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.

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    Wizards steal Bulls' homecourt advantage

    Bulls guard Jimmy Butler shoots against Wizards center Marcin Gortat during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round playoff series at the United Center.

    Apr 20, 2014 11:34 PM

    The Bulls couldn't maintain a 13-point third quarter lead and dropped the opening game of the playoffs to Washington 102-93 on Sunday at the United Center. Kirk Hinrich and D.J. Augustin led the Bulls with 16 points each, while Nene scored 24 for the Wizards.

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    Algonquin girl becomes face of national parks

    Aida Frey, 13, of Algonquin, who has visited 163 national parks and historic sites, has been dubbed an unofficial spokesperson for the National Park Service's Junior Ranger program.

    Apr 20, 2014 6:33 AM

    Aida Frey knew she wanted to be a park ranger ever since her first visit to a national park. Three years later, the 13-year-old from Algonquin has visited 163 national parks and historic sites with her family, and earned about 300 badges, pins and medals as part of the National Park Service's Junior Ranger program. “I don't have a favorite because each national park is special in its own way,” she said.

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    DuPage Leadership Team members volunteer at homeless shelter

    Members of the Daily Herald Leadership Team members Katie Mann, 18, of Wheaton Academy and Meg Maloney, 18, of Glenbard West High School make lunch sandwiches while volunteering Sunday at the Community United Methodist Church’s PADS shelter in Naperville.

    Apr 20, 2014 9:51 PM

    Members of the Daily Herald's Leadership Team for DuPage County spent their Easter Sunday evening helping out at a Public Action to Deliver Shelter site in Naperville. The team members, all of them high-school students who have demonstrated a strong commitment to volunteerism and community service, set up beds for the homeless people who would spend the night at the shelter and prepared three meals' worth of food.

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    Children delight in Eggstravaganza

    Preschool director Jori Reuter reads “The Easter Story” to children during the Faith Lutheran Church Eggstravaganza event Easter Sunday in Arlington Heights. About 30 children searched for 850 eggs, worked on religious crafts, and listened to the story of Easter.

    Apr 20, 2014 5:23 PM

    About 30 children rushed the playground Sunday morning at Faith Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights in search of eggs containing treats and other goodies as part of the church’s annual Easter Sunday Eggstravaganza. “The children are usually very excited about the egg hunt and Eggstravaganza,” said rhe church's preschool director, Jori Reuter.

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