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  Running a marathon might not be an exact science, but measuring a course is. Organizers of the Naperville Marathon recently took to bicycles to begin measuring and certifying this year’s 26.2- and 13.1-mile routes so the marathon can count as...

Naperville Marathon aims for course ‘accurate within 3 inches’

Updated: 5/25/2014 11:48 PM

  Carol Multack of Naperville wasn’t aiming to help veterans. She was trying to solve a workforce problem by finding young people to enroll in a technical training course developed by the company where she was working. But on her first day of...

Nonprofit connects veterans to industry where ‘jobs are plentiful’

Updated: 5/26/2014 08:21 AM

  Wauconda Mayor Frank Bart acknowledged things didn't go smoothly in his freshman year in office. “I think (we earned) a C,” Bart said. “We’ve had successes, but we’ve also had failures that we need to...

New Wauconda mayor gives himself a ‘C’

Updated: 5/25/2014 11:42 PM

  Bartlett residents and downtown businesses have long taken issue with the two Metra platforms in town. Now, a village panel has recommended reconfiguring the platforms closer together to make the downtown more accessible and convenient to commuters...

Bartlett officials want to fix Metra platform problem

Updated: 5/25/2014 11:41 PM

  The Blackhawks never thought they’d be in this spot: three straight losses to the Kings, including a 5-2 decision Monday, and now on the cusp of elimination in their Western Conference Final series.

With backs to the wall, can Blackhawks regroup?

Updated: 5/27/2014 12:47 AM

  A year ago Sunday, the Blackhawks won Game 5 at home against Detroit, the start of a comeback from down 3-1 to the Red Wings, a series that sent them soaring toward their second Stanley Cup in four seasons. It remains to be seen if this team has the...

Is Blackhawks’ tank finally empty?

Updated: 5/27/2014 11:55 AM

  The Blackhawks are on the brink of elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Now the primary goal must be to play like defending champions and refuse to go easily or quietly.

Defending champions should never go easily

Updated: 5/26/2014 11:48 PM

  Mike North column: Mike North can't believe the Cubs brass scoured the landscape for a player-coach for their Triple -A team in Iowa and came up with Manny Ramirez as the best candidate for the job.

Ramirez hiring spotlights Cubs’ organizational mess

Updated: 5/26/2014 08:18 PM

  If Buffalo Grove High School senior Doug Ghim wants to know what the future holds, he may have to look no further than the career of current PGA Tour star Jordan Spieth. Like Ghim, a standout golfer who is currently ranked No. 5 in the nation by the...

Buffalo Grove’s Ghim eager to follow Spieth’s lead at Texas

Updated: 5/26/2014 08:14 PM

  Just about every White Sox hitter has been much better this season than in 2013, and Conor Gillaspie might be at the top of the list. After going 4-for-4 with 3 doubles in a 6-2 Memorial Day win over Cleveland, Gillaspie is batting .352.

Gillaspie (4 hits) has day to remember in Sox win

Updated: 5/26/2014 07:51 PM

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