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I've been running for about 45 years. For the first time, a bird in a tree took aim and scored a direct hit.
The cards you find in the store seldom hit the nail on the head.
The former Illinois governor falls back on a poem by Rudyard Kipling when he's in a tough spot. Is any place tougher than prison?
The Neighborhood Files
Also this week: Police in Downers Grove make a special effort to find drunk drivers and youthful undercover agents discover liquor violations in St. Charles.
It's the holiday gift season. Some gifts are better than others.
Blago's sentence will put him on ice. How did Illinois voters elect him twice?
Business, Holiday Guide
If you're feeding a small army on Thanksgiving day, getting the right food at the right price is a big part of the job. Where do you go?
Downers Grove North, Lyons Township and Hinsdale Central finished seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively, at the girls state swim meet.
Police & Fire
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