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Nathan Etter, music teacher at Prairie View Grade School in Elgin, talks about how he was treated by district officials after husband Philip Etter, left, sent him flowers for Valentine’s Day to the classroom prompting a “teaching moment” about same-sex marriages.
Editorial: Taking full advantage of a 'teaching moment'
A Daily Herald editorial says teacher Nathan Etter's made good use of two teaching moments - one to students and another to the District 301 school board - about treating people with respect and tolerance.
A rendering shows a proposed traffic signal on Arlington Heights Road north of Algonquin Road, marked crosswalks and landscaped medians as part of village officials’ vision for the corridor.
Editorial: Arlington Heights proposal a good step toward more walkable, bikeable suburbs
Amy Barth, left, a social worker with Naperville Unit District 203 and Judy Smith, right, a retired school nurse, teach Mental Health First Aid at Linden Oaks Behavioral Health Center.
Editorial: Learning Mental Health First Aid could be lifesaving
                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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Have you lost a spouse or loved one?

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I've lost a best friend while young. 5.0%
I'm at the age where I've lost at least a few loved ones. 49.9%
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