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St. Patrick's Day

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Top St. Patrick's Day Articles

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  • Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols

     Downers Grove Police plan July 4 patrols
    Downers Grove Police will increase patrols for the July 4 holiday weekend in an attempt to nab drivers who are drunk or impaired as well as motorists who are not using seat belts. Lt. Mike Willison said officers will be working "saturation patrols" in...
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  • Fourth of July is no holiday for police

    Fourth of July is no holiday for police
    As many prepare for Fourth of July cookouts or head to the Shore, law enforcement agencies across the state are beefing up patrols — to monitor large crowds at fireworks celebrations and ramp up DUI enforcement. Officers plan to be out in force on...
  • Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over

    Iron Heart Canning's Business Foaming Over
    EAST WINDSOR — Where does the story of Iron Heart Canning begin? Is it St. Patrick's Day 2006, when Ann Stratton and Tyler Wille met through a friend, when they were both at a bar in New York City? Tyler was high on whiskey, not beer, so maybe...
  • Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company

    Thomas M. Gibbons, CEO of phone company
    Thomas M. Gibbons, former president and CEO of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Cos. who also served on boards of business and educational institutions, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at The Terraces of Bonita Springs Retirement Community in...
  • Jackie Gaughan dies at 93; pioneer of Vegas casino industry

    Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
  • Another sign St. Patrick's Day is near: Green frosting on doughnuts

    Another sign St. Patrick's Day is near: Green frosting on doughnuts
    Dunkin’ Donuts has introduced a full lineup of seasonal beverages and snacks to help celebrate St. Patrick's Day: Irish crème and Mocha Irish crème coffees and lattes, the lucky mint Coolatta, mint hot chocolate and two new donuts -- mint Oreo and...
  • Irish pancakes stack up

    Irish pancakes stack up
    My cookbook assortment rivals my husband's vinyl collection. Supersturdy shelving houses both obsessions. Fortunately, when something from his collection blasts on the turntable, I retreat to the kitchen with mine. At last count, I have more than 10...
  • Thousands expected for St. Patrick's Day Parade

    Thousands expected for St. Patrick's Day Parade
    Shamrocks, leprechauns and green beer signify that St. Patrick's Day is almost here, while the West Suburban Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Naperville is an annual — hopeful — harbinger of good weather. "Typically it marks the...
  • Naperville parade celebrates St. Patrick's Day

    Naperville's St. Patrick's Day Parade kicked off Saturday morning with thousands of residents lining streets ready to celebrate all things Irish. Check back at TribLocal.com/naperville for updates.
  • GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters

    GOP governor, Senate hopefuls travel the state to rally voters
    Illinois Republican governor and U.S. Senate candidates are traveling the state rallying potential voters ahead of Tuesday’s primary election. Republican Bill Brady urged his supporters on St. Patrick's Day to turn out in force and repeat his 2010...