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Leslie Coolidge encourages Lombard residents to help assemble care packages for US troops

Congressional nominee Leslie Coolidge is encouraging volunteers from Lombard to join her in helping assemble care packages for American troops serving overseas during the Operation … Read more ›

Then Oberweis DuPage County Campaign Manager Rick Carney of Wheaton, left, introduces Senate hopeful Jim Oberweis, right, as he meets and greets the assembled guests at DuPage County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner in 2003. (Tribune File Photo / April 30, 2012)

DuPage election commission chairman resigns

The chairman of the DuPage Election Commission has resigned in the wake of a report that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan … Read more ›

Speak Up, Speak Out For Freedom & Rights at the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates
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2012 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

APRIL 23-25, 2012 | CHICAGO The three-day World Summit, themed “Speak Up, Speak Out for Freedom and Rights,” will feature moderated discussions with Nobel Peace … Read more ›

DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin (Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / March 22, 2011)

DuPage Housing Authority on right path, consultant says

The DuPage Housing Authority is on a path toward getting its financial house in order after mismanaging more than $10 million in federal funding, but … Read more ›

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GOP Women to Gather This Weekend in Lisle

Republican women attending the Illinois Federation of Republican Women Conference on Friday and Saturday, April 20-21, in Lisle, can expect two days packed with enthusiasm, … Read more ›

An electricity consultant for municipalities estimated that ComEd stands to lose up to one-third of its residential customers to aggregation, though the utility will continue to handle billing, complaints, maintenance and delivery. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune / March 7, 2012)

With voters’ OK, municipalities have work to do on electricity deals

About 300 local governments statewide, about half in the Chicago region, held referendums Tuesday on whether to aggregate electricity, a process by which municipalities and … Read more ›

DuPage township investigates whether employee did political work

Though he called the allegations “groundless,” the supervisor of a township in DuPage County has begun an investigation into whether one of his employees engaged … Read more ›

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Stand for Children congratulates Senator Carole Pankau on her 23rd Senate District win in the Illinois primary

Attributable to Mary Anderson, Executive Director of Stand for Children “Stand for Children congratulates Senator Carole Pankau on her 23rd Senate District win in the … Read more ›

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Stand for Children Congratulates Kirk Dillard on his 24th Senate District Win

“Stand for Children congratulates Senator Kirk Dillard on his 24th Senate District win in the Illinois primary. The citizens of Illinois and the voters of … Read more ›

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Education Advocacy Group Stand for Children Endorses Fourteen Candidates In Illinois' March Primary

Stand Supports Senator Kirk Dillard, along with Thirteen Additional Democratic and Republican Candidates Committed to Prioritizing Students before Adults in their Education Policy Decisions Chicago … Read more ›