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  From golf course design to grounds maintenance, all four candidates in the Palatine Park District board race bring related experience in their bid for one of two open seats serving 6-year terms.

Palatine Park District board candidates tout parks experience

Updated: 3/12/2013 04:25 AM

  At the recent Polar Plunge in Palatine, Hoffman Estates High School had 40 students, faculty and staff brave the icy waters. The team leader credited the school's SOAR program with helping to fuel participation and also cited the example of a former...

Alumna inspires Hoffman Estates H.S. SOAR club

Updated: 3/11/2013 02:49 PM

  A judge struck down New York City's ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, ruling that the first-in-the-nation measure arbitrarily applies to only some sweet beverages and some places that sell them.

Judge strikes down NYC ban supersized sodas

Updated: 3/11/2013 04:36 PM

  Defense attorneys announced Monday they intend to pursue an insanity defense for D'Andre Howard, charged with the April 2009 slayings of Laura Engelhardt, an 18-year-old Conant High School senior, her father Alan Engelhardt, 57, and her maternal...

Howard plans insanity defense in Hoffman Estates slayings

Updated: 3/11/2013 02:42 PM

  Republican Sen. John McCain is a walking contradiction, antagonizing President Barack Obama over foreign policy one minute, cooperating with the Democrat the next on immigration and the budget. So who is the real McCain?

Obama friend or foe? McCain charts his course

Updated: 3/11/2013 12:50 PM

  Tuesday is the last day for residents of suburban Cook County to register to vote in the April 9 election, Cook County Clerk David Orr said. Voters will elect mayors and members of municipal councils, library boards, park districts and school...

Tuesday deadline for voter registration in suburban Cook County

Updated: 3/11/2013 12:45 PM

  Identifying the suburban heroin problem as "a medical emergency," several public health and drug policy experts want to equip all first responders in Illinois with overdose rescue kits that each consist of a small syringe and a dose of the opiate...

Suburban heroin problem called “a medical emergency”

Updated: 3/11/2013 12:31 PM

  A Lake County judge on Monday ordered Island Lake's village clerk to resubmit a candidate list that includes mayoral hopeful Charles Amrich's name — even though the judge hasn't decided if Amrich can run. His name will be submitted with the...

Charles Amrich back on Island Lake ballot, but candidate's fate not clear

Updated: 3/11/2013 02:38 PM

  An ethnically diverse group of candidates vie for two, 6-year spots on the Elgin Community College board of trustees and a single 4-year spot. That diversity factors into some of their campaigns as voters get the option of adding people of color to...

ECC candidates bring diversity, favor improving relationships

Updated: 3/11/2013 04:25 PM

  A state-run newspaper in North Korea said Monday the communist country had carried out a threat to cancel the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War, following days of increased tensions over its latest nuclear test. A U.N. spokesman said later in...

North Korea says it cancels 1953 armistice

Updated: 3/11/2013 05:51 PM

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