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Marie Wilson

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Marie Wilson has worked full-time for the Daily Herald since September 2010. She has been covering Naperville since June 2013 after starting in Aurora and Lombard. At the Herald, she has been part of coverage teams that have won five awards for public service, community service, non-deadline and deadline reporting and education reporting. Her work on the 2014 series “Heroin in the Suburbs: Through their Eyes” netted three of those awards, including recognition from the Chicago Headline Club, Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and the Illinois Press Association.

Wilson lives in Lisle and grew up in Wheeling, where she decided she wanted to be a journalist when she was 12. Before coming to the Daily Herald full-time, she interned as a reporter at the Naperville Sun, Daily Herald and Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Her work also has appeared in the Champaign News-Gazette, The Daily Illini and the Wheeling Countryside. She graduated tied for first in class rank from the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2010, with a major in News-Editorial Journalism and a minor in Gender and Women's Studies.

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Naperville student interns at Europe’s CERN lab

Sep 21 2016 | 12:20 pm - One Naperville student worked on the frontier of physics during an internship at CERN in Switzerland and France this summer.

Four candidates seek two seats in DuPage County Board Dist. 5

Sep 23 2016 | 5:57 pm - Get acquainted with the four candidates seeking two seats representing District 5 on the DuPage County board.

Naperville Chinese church moving out of downtown

Sep 22 2016 | 4:37 pm - A downtown Naperville Chinese congregation is moving to a new church at Mill Street and Bauer Road.

Jamie Lee Curtis brings 'This Is Me' to Naperville

Sep 23 2016 | 10:33 am - Jamie Lee Curtis shares “This Is Me,” her children's book about moving to a new land, with kids in Naperville.

New deal continues test track use for car dealers in Naperville

Sep 21 2016 | 5:06 pm - About a dozen car dealerships in Naperville have access to a pretty unusual facility -- a special track for test drives that’s one of only four in the country.

Naperville Olympian gives goal-setting advice at elementary alma mater

Sep 21 2016 | 2:53 pm - Naperville Olympic swimmer Kevin Cordes went back to his elementary school Wednesday, where he answered students’ questions about setting goals and reaching success.

Naperville may allow downtown Walgreens to sell alcohol

Sep 20 2016 | 11:44 pm - The downtown Walgreens in Naperville could be about two weeks away from getting city permission to sell alcohol, as police say downtown crime is decreasing.

Naperville marathon rerouting to avoid church access problem

Sep 21 2016 | 3:28 pm - Naperville Marathon organizers are finalizing a new route to preserve access to church services during the Oct. 23 race.

Lindsey Vonn bringing 'Strong is New Beautiful' to Naperville

Sep 22 2016 | 6:19 am - Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn wants women to know “Strong is the New Beautiful” as she brings her book by that title to Naperville on Oct. 7.

Naperville man injured in motorcycle crash

Sep 20 2016 | 11:22 pm - A 29-year-old Naperville man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries he crashed his motorcycle, police said.

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