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Source: Moderate Spokane bishop to replace Cardinal GeorgeSep 19, 2014 10:25 PM
Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned. Cupich will succeed Cardinal Francis George, according to a person with knowledge of the selection. George, 77, has been battling cancer. The Archdiocese of Chicago has scheduled a news conference for 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning in Chicago.
Firefighters finally home from Cabo: ‘We figured it was time to try something’Sep 19, 2014 8:55 PM
The Hoffman Estates wedding party slipped out of their Mexican hotel at 5 a.m. Thursday, toting their luggage down a side road and through an industrial area heavily damaged by Hurrican Odile. There, they met the vans they were promised to get them to the Los Cabos airport. "We figured it was time to try something,” Hoffman Estate firefighter Bart Needham said. They were finally going home.
Naperville’s MB Urban Roadhouse combines Italian, Jewish fareSep 19, 2014 5:24 PM
“Mangia” and “Bubala” might be difficult to pronounce, but the words behind the name of the new MB Urban Roadhouse in Naperville mean “eat, baby” and they represent what the owners call a delicious melding of Italian and Jewish specialties. “I’m Italian. She’s Jewish. We both love food,” Owner Mike Cannistra said about his wife, Jody, with whom he started the restaurant Sept. 1. “We started a bagel business because we couldn’t find good bagels anywhere. Back in the day you used to be able to find some places, but it’s so hard to do now.”
DuPage board candidates debate job trainingSep 19, 2014 4:41 PM
Two Aurora residents vying for the same spot on the DuPage County Board have differing views on whether the county is doing enough to help unemployed and underemployed residents find jobs.
Longtime Inverness cancer support center closing this monthSep 19, 2014 1:53 PM
For the last 14 years, cancer patients and their loved ones have gone to The Wellness Place in Inverness for support, therapy and resources, all free, to help them through their journey. The center, which has been funded entirely by donations, is closing its stately doors at the end of September.
How tapes of Jim Croce's 1973 Harper College concert got on CDSep 19, 2014 5:15 AM
A reel-to-reel tape of Jim Croce's 1973 concert at Harper College in Palatine, stashed away in a suburban home for decades, has been re-discovered, remastered, and added to a new album. Roughly half the tracks on “Lost Time in a Bottle” are live versions of songs Croce played during his Feb. 2, 1973, show, seven months before his death.