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A Naperville high school student explains research he conducted at Argonne's Advanced Photon Source as part of a new education program at the laboratory.
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New program puts high school students in role of scientists

ARGONNE, Ill. — In commencement speeches across the country, graduates have been warned to expect rocky times breaking into the workforce. Unemployment hovers between 8 … Read more ›

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Hinsdale Orchestra and Chorus to Perform in Naperville June 24

The West Suburban Symphony Orchestra and its symphonic chorus, under the baton of internationally acclaimed conductor Peter Lipari, will perform Verdi's Requiem at 4:00 p.m. … Read more ›

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Women's Sand Volleyball Tournament

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Independence Day? On Saturday, June 30 the YWCA Aurora will host its first annual Independence Day, Independent Women … Read more ›

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Ray Graham Association Honors Premier Partners

LISLE, IL – MAY 2012 – On April 18, in a room filled with supporters of Ray Graham Association, President & CEO, Kim Zoeller, honored … Read more ›

DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin (Chuck Berman/Chicago Tribune)

Review of DuPage Election Commission finds room for improvement

The bipartisan DuPage Election Commission needs to improve its disclosure, ethics and procurement practices — and make its meetings more accessible, according to a review … Read more ›

Federal reports show where political money is as campaigns gear up for general election

For the fall, campaign finance reports indicated the matchup in the new west and southwest suburban 11th District will be an expensive contest, pitting seven-term … Read more ›

VVC’s perform in Hershey, PA, November, 2011
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Glen Ellyn Chorus Announces 2012 Spring Show

The Village Vocal Chords, the “VVC”, announce this year’s spring show, Spring Into Song, “A Harmony of Voices”, an a cappella festival featuring several local … Read more ›

U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert will face a big challenge in the fall from former U.S. Rep. Bill Foster in the new 11th District. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Illinois congressional races are key nationally in the fall

Armed with new district boundaries that Democrats drew to favor their own candidates, party leaders said Wednesday that they hope to pick up two to … 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 ›

Election judge Gail Vandon directs Ina Sladek to a voting booth for paper ballots, at the Historic Log Cabin in Lombard. ( Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / March 20, 2012 )

Suburban roundup: Voters come out strong for electricity choice

A significant majority of nearly 300 municipalities and counties approved referendum measures Tuesday that will allow officials to negotiate electricity rates with alternative suppliers in … Read more ›