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Illinois | COVID-19 update: 50,326 more shots, 49 more dead, 1,841 new cases
New cases of COVID-19 totaled 1,841 Friday, continuing a seven-day trend of fewer than 2,000 infections a day. However, 49 more people died of the respiratory disease, the most since March 11.
News | 'We did what was right': Outgoing Dist. 59 superintendent's new job over before it startsOutgoing Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 Superintendent Art Fessler will not be taking a job at NSSEO after all. The announcement comes less than a week after a Daily Herald story revealed the new gig was being arranged to help Fessler work the 170 remaining days he needs to get a full pension.
Business | Lumber prices on the rise throughout suburbsSoaring prices for lumber and other materials have led builders -- both large organizations and do-it-yourselfers -- to change their plans or pay far more than expected.
Entertainment | 'I had a lot of emotions that night': Elgin couple get engaged on ABC's 'Pooch Perfect'An Elgin couple competing together on the ABC network dog grooming show "Pooch Perfect" got engaged during Tuesday's episode. Alyssa Kasiba and Justin Dorn have made it to the final three and will compete for the $100,000 prize on next week's episode. Locally, they operate a mobile dog grooming business called Simply Diffurent.
Business | Restaurants, theaters see benefits as 'Bridge Phase' startsThe launch of Illinois' "Bridge Phase" of reopening Friday didn't necessarily provide a major direct benefit to restaurants, but rather the hope of a trickle-down effect from those businesses, such as the Metropolis, that it may help more.
News | Vintage Rides car show cruising back into Wheaton next monthAfter a year's absence, the Vintage Rides car show will come roaring back in June, and all the shiny chrome points to brighter days ahead this summer in downtown Wheaton.
News | Double-lung transplant gives COVID-19 patient from Glendale Hts. a second chance at lifeLast fall, Renato Aquino became so sick with COVID-19 that doctors told his niece he was probably brain dead and it might be time for the family to say goodbye.
Education | Elk Grove teacher awarded Golden AppleGolden Apple surprised Admiral Byrd School first-grade teacher Sara Magnafichi Friday with an award for Excellence in Teaching, recognizing how her work has lasting, positive effects on students at the Elk Grove Village school.
Music | Snoop Dogg concert in Aurora postponedRapper Snoop Dogg has postponed his 2021 summer tour, which was to have featured a July 18 performance at RiverEdge Park in Aurora. RiverEdge has informed all current ticket holders about the postponement, and is working on potential alternate dates summer 2022.
Politics | Northbrook vigil honors Israeli victims of Hamas rocket attacksMore than 100 people attended a vigil honoring victims of rocket attacks by the terrorist group Hamas against Israel at a Northbrook synagogue Thursday evening. Rabbi Aaron Braun of Northbrook Community Synagogue, the first of nine speakers, condemned the violence -- the fourth round of major conflict between Israel and Hamas since 2008 -- while recognizing the victims.
Business | Woodman's Food Market targets late July opening in BloomingdaleA new Woodman's Food Market in Bloomingdale is expected to have a soft opening in late July and a grand opening in August, officials said.
News | Friday morning gunshots mark 25th incident in Elgin this yearElgin logged its 25th incident of gunfire early Friday morning, leading police Chief Ana Lalley to put the shootings in perspective on her weekly radio show as well as urge residents to not accept gunfire in their community.
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- 11:42 AMIllinois American Water Completes Water Tank Improvement in Bolingbrook
- 11:29 AMGeneva Park District earn national award for excellence in financial reporting for 10th consecutive year
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People showed their concern for the environment and their lost classmates in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for May 1-7, 2021.
Images:Through the Film Magnifier: Frontier Days, Bill Veeck, PeeWee Football, The Cellar nightclub and more
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