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  • Coal-fired plant spiking some suburban electric bills

    Coal-fired plant spiking some suburban electric bills
    When Naperville and Batavia bought shares of a new coal-fired power plant, Linda Sommer was one of the few people in the two suburbs who challenged the idea that it would guarantee cheap, reliable electricity for years to come. Seven years later, the...
  • Four candidates vie for GOP nominee in 50th House race

    The four Republicans vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Kay Hatcher share similar positions on almost every issue, including their stated focus – improving Illinois' business climate and economic health....
  • National signing day | List of signees

    Football Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
  • Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois

    Bald eagles' numbers soaring in Illinois
    Despite the cold weather — and also because of it — thousands of people are grabbing their binoculars this winter and heading out to find bald eagles in Illinois. Chances are better than ever they'll see scenes like the one Thursday near...
  • reFramed: In conversation with John Chervinsky

     
    John Chervinsky is a self-taught photographer and an engineer working in the field of applied physics. Since it first opened at the Griffin Museum of Photography in 2005, his "Experiment in Perspective" series has been traveling the country, including...
  • Football | 2013 schedule

    WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30 Nonconference Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0 Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14 Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8 Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7 Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
  • Mooseheart's season comes to end

    Mooseheart's season comes to end
    The basketball season that carried so much promise and hope came to an end Wednesday night, when the Mooseheart Red Ramblers lost 70-67 to Chicagoland Jewish in a Class A sectional semifinal The Red Ramblers, led by three towering Sudanese boys, fell...
  • Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Batavia schools

    Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Batavia schools
    Although the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – an illness blamed for the deaths of three Loop hotel guests this summer – was found Thursday in three far west suburban Batavia schools, district officials assured levels were low...
  • Tips for raising backyard chickens to avoid getting egg on your face

     Tips for raising backyard chickens to avoid getting egg on your face
    Owners of backyard chickens are quick to rattle off the pros of keeping live poultry at home: a regular supply of tastier, healthier eggs, hours of entertainment watching the antics of friendly hens and a chance to experience a seemingly lost way of life....
  • Woman in crash that killed St. Charles couple has sentence reduced

    Woman in crash that killed St. Charles couple has sentence reduced
    A woman who sparked a chain-reaction crash that killed a St. Charles couple and injured a dozen motorcyclists had her prison sentence reduced by a year today. But the judge who trimmed Alia Bernard’s prison sentence from 7 years to 6 rejected her...
  • Scientists May Have Found 'God Particle'

    Scientists May Have Found 'God Particle'
    Scientists said Wednesday that they had discovered a new particle whose characteristics match those of the Higgs boson, the most sought-after particle in physics, which could help unlock some of the universe's deepest secrets. "We have reached a...