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    Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

    President Barack Obama arrives to vote early at Dr. Martin Luther King Community Service Center in the midterm elections Monday in Chicago. Obama took a break from campaigning for Gov. Pat Quinn to cast an early ballot.

    Oct 20, 2014 2:16 PM

    President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections. Obama voted Monday at a community center named after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. near his family’s home on Chicago’s South Side. He says it’s exciting and that he loves voting.

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    Gary mayor says suspect in 7 deaths is sex offender

    Oct 20, 2014 11:47 AM

    he mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson tells The Associated Press that the 43-year-old man in custody directed investigators to sites where bodies were found Saturday and Sunday.

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    NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

    NBC must now decide whether the credibility of NBC News’ chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman is too damaged for her to continue reporting on Ebola or other medical issues and, if so, for how long.

    Oct 20, 2014 2:26 PM

    quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor. An admitted lapse in the quarantine, combined with a curiously imprecise explanation, unleashed a furious response. NBC must now decide whether Snyderman’s credibility is too damaged for her to continue reporting on Ebola or other medical issues and, if so, for how long. The network would not comment.

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    $500,000 grant allows for expansion of Lombard pond

    The state recently awarded a $500,000 grant to Lombard to help address flooding issues at Vista Pond. The money will help fund excavation to increase the capacity of the pond, which should reduce flooding for nearby residents.

    Oct 20, 2014 5:30 AM

    Lombard has been awarded a $500,000 state grant for the expansion of Vista Pond to ease flooding for residents living in the northeast corner of the village. Public Works Director Carl Goldsmith said the village has been trying for years to address flooding near the pond.

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    McDonald’s costly burgers send diners to fancier rivals

    While McDonald’s still offers several items for $1, its menu is quietly getting more expensive.

    Oct 20, 2014 8:25 AM

    Mike Hiner used to take his grandsons to McDonald’s when they wanted a treat. With higher wage and food costs pushing up prices at the Golden Arches, he’s increasingly taking them to IHOP, Denny’s and Chili’s instead.

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    Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

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    Berlin rejects DuPage clerk candidate’s request for investigation

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