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  The abduction three weeks ago of hundreds of schoolgirls in Nigeria by the Muslim extremist group Boko Haram is now generating worldwide attention and condemnation. Muslim leaders in various countries have criticized Boko Haram’s leader for...

Muslim officials condemn abductions of girls

Updated: 5/7/2014 04:28 PM

  Citing a decrease in cases and expenses to upgrade security, officials in the 22nd Judicial Circuit say they will close the branch court at McHenry City Hall effective Jan. 1, 2015, and consolidate all cases at the Judcial Center in Woodstock.

Decline in cases means McHenry branch court will close Jan. 1

Updated: 5/7/2014 12:15 PM

  With a loud hiccup and a hand over her mouth in coy embarrassment, Madame Tayoush mimics Lebanese diva Sabah in her performance of the sultry classic “Atshana” — or “I’m Thirsty” — as Arab-Americans...

Gay Arab-Americans find room of their own in NYC

Updated: 5/7/2014 11:38 AM

  Hawthorn Middle School South eighth-grader Teddy Chen had plenty of good things to say about his art instructor when he was interveiwed by representatives from the prestigious Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching. “She’s really...

Vernon Hills art teacher receives Golden Apple award

Updated: 5/7/2014 02:44 PM

  Sales from Illinois organic farms more than tripled during a five-year period, according to statistics released by the federal government.

Sales of organic products climb in Illinois

Updated: 5/7/2014 04:32 PM

  Citing the rising costs associated with responding to emergencies, a group of mayors and fire chiefs is calling on firefighting agencies in DuPage County to voluntarily work together to save money and improve service. “We are trying to get a...

DuPage County considering regional fire service concept

Updated: 5/7/2014 05:10 AM

  A group of electric customers in Naperville is in store for a free test of an online portal that will partner with the electric smart meters installed in the city to help manage power usage and rates. The city council approved a free trial of a...

Naperville OKs free test of electric management system

Updated: 5/7/2014 05:01 AM

  Starting this month, Wauconda officials will pay a little more for legal services.Village trustees on Tuesday unanimously agreed to a 2-percent rate increase for attorney Rudy Magna. Magna had requested the fee increase in a letter last month,...

Wauconda gives lawyer a raise

Updated: 5/7/2014 01:00 AM

  The head of the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference is urging municipal leaders to support keeping the state's 5 percent income tax rate, which is set to decrease next year, in order to curry future "political capital" with legislators, according...

Agency head urges tax hike support for 'leverage'

Updated: 5/7/2014 08:46 AM

  Visiting Prospect quickly put an end to senior night fesitivies at Rolling Meadows on Wednesday night, scoring 3 goals in the first quarter-hour en route to a 5-0 victory in a Mid-Suburban East matchp at Robert Hoese Field.

Prospect quickly pounces against Rolling Meadows

Updated: 5/7/2014 09:53 PM

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