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  The Elgin City Council approved the latest progress on a five-year strategic plan that has been in the works for more than a year. City Manager Sean Stegall presented three objectives for each of the seven priority areas council members officially...

Elgin moves ahead with strategic planning process

Updated: 11/14/2012 11:01 PM

  Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is telling top donors that President Barack Obama won re-election because of the "gifts" he had already provided to blacks, Hispanics and young voters and because of the president's effort to paint Romney...

Romney: Obama won with 'gifts' to certain voters

Updated: 11/14/2012 07:28 PM

  The Geneva Education Association Wednesday ratified a new three-year contract. Details will not be released, however, until the school board votes, likely next week, board President Mark Grosso said Wednesday.

Geneva teachers ratify contract

Updated: 11/14/2012 05:42 PM

  A highly controversial plan to have the DuPage County sheriff's office take over police protection in Winfield has been scrapped. Winfield Trustee Tim Allen said he was notified on Wednesday by the sheriff's office that it's not interested in...

Plan to disband Winfield Police Department dropped

Updated: 11/14/2012 09:17 PM

  Metra officials thanked Illinois lawmakers for coming up with $585 million to pay for 160 new rail cars on the Electric Line Wednesday but said the system's needs don't end there. "I salute Metra taking this initiative to the South Side of Chicago...

New Metra cars don't eclipse 'transit desert' concerns

Updated: 11/14/2012 05:35 PM

  The Prairie Grove Elementary District 46 school board and its teachers union have inked a deal on a 4-year contract that includes salary increases for teachers. Teachers in the district near Crystal Lake went on strike for one day in October as...

Prairie Grove school board approves 4-year teachers contract

Updated: 11/14/2012 05:14 PM

  After years of pushing lawmakers hard to tackle the state's growing retirement debt, a leading business group called the Illinois pension problem "unfixable."

Former attorney general Fahner calls pension mess "unfixable"

Updated: 11/15/2012 07:27 AM

  The Illinois chapter of Americans for Prosperity made about 7,000 robocalls a few days before the election telling people to vote "no" on the Arlington Heights Park District tax increase, which lost by about 800 votes. This was one of 12 municipal...

National group spent money to defeat Arlington Hts. parks bonds

Updated: 11/14/2012 07:25 PM

  About 150 volunteers cheerfully scooped and weighed essential ingredients, filled "Manna Packs" and sealed them for delivery to Haiti during the inaugural session Wednesday of what will be Feed My Starving Children's largest Chicago area operation.

Feed My Starving Children opens center in Libertyville

Updated: 11/14/2012 07:17 PM

  North Aurora police have closed the investigation in to the Oct. 29 murder-suicide at a supportive living center.

North Aurora murder-suicide case closed

Updated: 11/14/2012 03:09 PM

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