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DuPage County

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  • Domestic violence services see cuts

    Nakia Adams said she was gripped by fear and confusion when her ex-boyfriend continued to violate an order of protection she had obtained from a Cook County judge. It wasn't until she turned to Family Rescue, an agency that serves victims of domestic...
  • Check out these historic forest preserve structures built by the CCC

    The dismal economy has me thinking a cheerful outdoors thought: Bring back the CCC!The Civilian Conservation Corps was the silver lining of the dark cloud that was the Great Depression. Nicknamed "Roosevelt's Tree Army," it did double duty of...
  • Lose yourself in isolated Visitation Prairie

    Nothing beats a good walk in the woods. You get the restorative contentment of cherishing nature. You get a good walk. And you get away from crowds in a way that only your feet -- which can navigate the narrowest trails and the thickest thickets -- can...
  • Obama's kickoff is steeped in symbolism

    The last time Barack Obama delivered a formal address in Illinois' state capital, it was to mark the opening of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum where he hailed the 16th president as a man who "did not equivocate or duck or pass the...
  • State panel's proposals include expanded use of wiretaps, but some see flaws

    The public corruption case brought by DuPage County prosecutors in connection with a tainted Illinois tollway land deal ended with the convictions of two officials. Yet more than a decade later, it still nags at State's Atty. Joseph Birkett that...
  • Local vocational programs open new career opportunities

    Local vocational programs open new career opportunities
    Successful careers can start at a vocational or trade school where you can pick up training for a variety of skilled jobs. Programs can be completed in as little as a week, though most take about a year. Graduates typically earn a certificate in a...
  • Doctor records taken offline

    Doctor records taken offline
    Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the physician was convicted of a crime, fired by a hospital or forced to make a medical malpractice payment within the previous five years. Judging...
  • Chicago's One Seed choice and plant sales

    Let's grow together! This year's One Seed Chicago plant is ... beans. All you need to do to participate is to, well, grow some beans. Any kind. Plant sales Lots and lots of plant sales this year. Don't have space to list them all; I've squeezed in...
  • Child support troubles

    Child support troubles
    When Bryan Kalina's divorce was made final in November, he agreed to pay his former wife $600 a month to support their three young children. Less than a month later, he was out of work. The 29-year-old Itasca man, who restored damaged cars for an...
  • May 28: Adopt A Pet - Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus

    May 28: Adopt A Pet - Illinois Doberman Rescue Plus
    Illinois Doberman Rescue www.ILDobeRescue.com Baseball Fundraiser June 13th 7 p.m. (Doors will open one hour before game time) Crossroads Tavern and Eatery 396 Irving Park Road Wood Dale 11th Annual IDR+ Picnic Sunday, June 27 noon - 4 p.m. Blackwell...
  • Blagojevich's 'own words' merit conviction, Senate told

    The lead prosecutor in Illinois' historic impeachment trial urged the state Senate on Monday to remove Gov. Rod Blagojevich from office for crimes against the public while the governor spent the day in New York, lashing out at his accusers on national...