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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • Family seeks answers about badly beaten man

    Family seeks answers about badly beaten man
    Almost two weeks after Andrew O'Connell was badly beaten on the Near West Side, his family is waiting for him to recover and looking to find out what happened that night.  Police have no suspects in custody and limited information on what happened about...
  • New urban electric vehicle ready to Dash onto the market

    New urban electric vehicle ready to Dash onto the market
    Most electric vehicles are best used as second cars, given their short range and long recharging times. Now comes the Innova Dash -- a "third car" that lies somewhere between a golf cart and a passenger vehicle. “It’s meant to be more of a...
  • Illinois Catholic couple taking on Obama over contraception mandate

    Illinois Catholic couple taking on Obama over contraception mandate
    An Oak Brook health care company and its Roman Catholic owners who don't want to include birth control in their employees' benefits still have no choice, despite exceptions to the contraception mandate proposed by the Obama administration this month....
  • Republican challenger to Durbin emerges

    Republican challenger to Durbin emerges
    A Republican challenger to Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin emerged Monday as a political newcomer and suburban business executive with a military background announced he’ll seek the GOP nomination next year. Doug Truax, managing partner and co-...
  • McDonald's sales slide on avian flu fears; Wendy's revenue rises

    McDonald's sales slide on avian flu fears; Wendy's revenue rises
    McDonald’s had another rough month as sales at restaurants open more than a year slid in April, a month after the world’s largest burger company said the gauge dipped 1% during its first quarter. This time, the Oak Brook, Ill., chain...
  • Fred L. Turner dies at 80; former McDonald's chief executive

    A grill man turned chief executive at McDonald's, Fred L. Turner oversaw an aggressive expansion of the company beginning in the 1970s that turned it into a corporate giant. When he began reshaping the restaurants in 1968, he left a visible legacy by...
  • McDonald's blames February sales slide on 2012 leap year

    Sales at McDonald’s restaurants slipped 1.5% last month, but not because of global economic difficulties or fast-casual competition. The fast food behemoth attributed the slide to the difficulty of comparing February’s performance against...
  • McDonald's comeback: Menu upgrade leads to strong May sales

    McDonald's comeback: Menu upgrade leads to strong May sales
    For the first time in months, a key sales figure at McDonald’s rose in May as the world’s largest burger chain tried to stay ahead of competitors by sprucing up its menu. Same-store sales were up 2.6% last month, beating out Wall Street&...
  • McDonald's says rest of 2013 will be 'challenged'

    The rest of the year won’t be easy for McDonald’s Corp., according to the chief executive of the world’s largest burger chain. Same-store sales at U.S. restaurants open more than a year were slightly negative in June, according to...
  • A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales

    A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales
    Wall Street has dished up a heavy serving of doom and gloom for McDonald's Corp. in recent months as the world's largest restaurant company missed analyst expectations, suffered profit slumps and shuffled its roster of executives But the fast-food giant...
  • McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January

    McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January
    McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster. The Oak...