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Daily Herald
Food in briefalso a chef, and their two young children. Two restaurants score hit with dine
Food in brief
Daily Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
also a chef, and their two young children. Two restaurants score hit with diners Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse in Downers Grove and Niche Restaurant in Geneva were named in Opentable.com's Top Ten Restaurants for May. The free online... Read more
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Daily Herald
Car show calendarcar themes throughout the summer. Call Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at (
Car show calendar
Daily Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
car themes throughout the summer. Call Cary Grove Area Chamber of Commerce at (847) 639-2800 or carygrovechamber.com. Downers Grove: Monday nights, Downers Sand Club Sports Bar & Grill, 1211 Butterfield Road, Suite B, 6-9 p.m., May 2 to Sept.... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Brexit vote hammers, helps Illinois stocksPeoria-based Caterpillar and Moline-based Deere face will face a similar proble
Brexit vote hammers, helps Illinois stocks
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 hours ago
Peoria-based Caterpillar and Moline-based Deere face will face a similar problem. Glenview-based Illinois Tools Works and Downers Grove-based Dover are two other industrial companies that also will have to grapple with the currency translation... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here are the Illinois stocks hammered—and helped—by Brexit voteIllinois exporters such as Caterpillar and Deere face will face a similar probl
Here are the Illinois stocks hammered—and helped—by Brexit vote
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 hours ago
Illinois exporters such as Caterpillar and Deere face will face a similar problem. Glenview-based Illinois Tools Works and Downers Grove-based Dover are two other industrial companies that also will have to grapple with the currency translation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria adds a fourth certified arson investigatorEric Duckworth completed the five-week Southwestern Illinois Police Academy's B
East Peoria adds a fourth certified arson investigator
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Eric Duckworth completed the five-week Southwestern Illinois Police Academy's Basic Arson Investigator Course at the Downers Grove Fire Department last week. Tuition for the course, paid for out of the fire department's budget, is $2,283... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
High school sports: Track champ, softball trophy spring highlights for Downers Grove Southchampionship in 2013, and the regional was only one of several big postseason w
High school sports: Track champ, softball trophy spring highlights for Downers Grove South
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted yesterday
championship in 2013, and the regional was only one of several big postseason wins. The Mustangs knocked off crosstown foe Downers Grove North in a sectional semifinal to set up a showdown against Glenbard West, a match they had hoped for after... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago man pleads guilty to child pornography chargesA Chicago man arrested in conjunction with a joint investigation involving Down
Chicago man pleads guilty to child pornography charges
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A Chicago man arrested in conjunction with a joint investigation involving Downers Grove police and the Cook County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force pleaded guilty Monday to child pornography charges, court records show. Rogelio Llaguno,... Read more
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Daily Herald
New Springfield guns plan gets Rifle Association backingeven though the impacts of their ongoing state budget war are set to escalate n
New Springfield guns plan gets Rifle Association backing
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
even though the impacts of their ongoing state budget war are set to escalate next week. Still, state Rep. Ron Sandack, a Downers Grove Republican, said Harris has negotiated with Second Amendment supporters like Sullivan and him in order to find... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
High school sports: Jaida Green, Robby Prescott track and field finishes part of spring highlights for Downers Grove Northon horizontal bar (season-high 8.75) and fifth on parallel bars (8.7) at the st
High school sports: Jaida Green, Robby Prescott track and field finishes part of spring highlights for Downers Grove North
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
on horizontal bar (season-high 8.75) and fifth on parallel bars (8.7) at the state meet May 14 to become only the third Downers Grove North gymnast to earn multiple all-state medals at one state meet. Quotable: “I wasn’t really expecting much... Read more
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Clarendon Hills Suburban Life
Noted artist to conduct choral instruction in Hinsdale for older adultsA Downers Grove resident, Miller founded the famed Chicago a cappella. He will
Noted artist to conduct choral instruction in Hinsdale for older adults
Clarendon Hills Suburban Life / Posted 2 days ago
A Downers Grove resident, Miller founded the famed Chicago a cappella. He will serve as artistic director and conductor of the Hinsdale Encore Chorale, the newest local affiliate of the national Encore Creativity choral organization. The introductory... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
High school softball: Downers Grove South seniors set records this season, new coach ready to take overcoach in any sport in school history (704-169 record), and having coached the 1
High school softball: Downers Grove South seniors set records this season, new coach ready to take over
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
coach in any sport in school history (704-169 record), and having coached the 1993 team that was the first state champion Downers Grove South ever had. “The 24 years went by really fast, but it’s been a lot of fun.” Havelka said. “I have such... Read more
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Stickney Life
Caring for senior petspets are at higher risk of mammary, testicular, and prostate cancers, adds AVMA
Caring for senior pets
Stickney Life / Posted 2 days ago
pets are at higher risk of mammary, testicular, and prostate cancers, adds AVMA. To learn more about caring for senior pets contact the experts at�All Creatures Great and Small�located at 4945 Forest Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515 6... Read more
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Daily Herald
Suburban teachers recognized among top educators in stateEducation Teacher of the Year, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire. • Bill Rol
Suburban teachers recognized among top educators in state
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Education Teacher of the Year, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire. • Bill Roloff, T.E. Rine Secondary Mathematics Teaching Award, Lake Park High School, Roselle. • Brayer Teague, Grammy Music Educator Award, Downers Grove North H... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
SEASPAR to tee up Summer Golf Classic in Woodridgeprograms and services for individuals with disabilities served by the park dist
SEASPAR to tee up Summer Golf Classic in Woodridge
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
programs and services for individuals with disabilities served by the park districts of Clarendon Hills, Darien, Downers Grove, La Grange, La Grange Park, Lemont, Lisle, Westmont and Woodridge, and the villages of Brookfield, Indian Head... Read more
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Daily Herald
Fairs & festivals: From Strawberry to Summer, Long Grove rebrands famous festto 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, and noon to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June
Fairs & festivals: From Strawberry to Summer, Long Grove rebrands famous fest
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 24-25, and noon to 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 26, on Main Street and Burlington Avenue, Downers Grove. Carnival runs Thursday through Sunday; entertainment runs Friday through Sunday; craft show is Saturday and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Judge explains why he blessed Advocate-NorthShore mergerJorge Alonso's 13-page opinion and order made public yesterday, about one week
Judge explains why he blessed Advocate-NorthShore merger
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
Jorge Alonso's 13-page opinion and order made public yesterday, about one week after he sided with the hospitals. Combined, Downers Grove-based Advocate and Evanston-based NorthShore would create a 16-hospital system spanning north suburban... Read more
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Daily Herald
What Hastert's life will be like in prisonat the Federal Bureau of Prisons medical facility in Rochester, Minnesota. Full
What Hastert's life will be like in prison
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
at the Federal Bureau of Prisons medical facility in Rochester, Minnesota. Full story. A small child drowned at the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club on Sunday evening, ABC 7 reports. The child, Anna Trent, 4, was found unconscious in the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Child drowns in Downers GroveA small child drowned at the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club on Sunday even
Child drowns in Downers Grove
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A small child drowned at the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club on Sunday evening, ABC 7 reports. The child, Anna Trent, 4, was found unconscious in the pool around 7:30 p.m., police said. She was taken to Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital but... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Girl drowns in suburban poolDOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- A young girl drowned in a pool over the weekend in the w
Girl drowns in suburban pool
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- A young girl drowned in a pool over the weekend in the western suburbs. Police say the 4-year-old Anna Trent was found unconscious in the upper pool at Downers Grove Swim and Racket Club Sunday night. People at the club... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
4-old girl dies in pool at Downers Grove swim clubA 4-year-old girl died Sunday in an apparent drowning at a Downers Grove swim c
4-old girl dies in pool at Downers Grove swim club
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
A 4-year-old girl died Sunday in an apparent drowning at a Downers Grove swim club, authorities said Monday. Downers Grove fire and police departments responded Sunday at 7:37 p.m. to the Downers Grove Swim and Racquet Club, 5560 Fairview Ave., for... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Volunteers shine in Westmont storm drain education projectas composting projects, pumpkin composting, no idling educational information,
Volunteers shine in Westmont storm drain education project
My Suburban Life / Posted 4 days ago
as composting projects, pumpkin composting, no idling educational information, storm drain education, and reducing mercury. Downers Grove, Warrenville, Woodridge and Westmont all participated in the storm drain education initiative, receiving a... Read more
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Woodridge Reporter
Woodridge student honored for volunteer serviceThe presentation took place May 17 at Senior Awards Night at Downers Grove Nort
Woodridge student honored for volunteer service
Woodridge Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
The presentation took place May 17 at Senior Awards Night at Downers Grove North High School. Bianca founded Bianca’s Backpack Fundraiser in 2011, for which she raises funds to purchase backpacks and school supplies to benefit children in need at... Read more
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Business Wire
DeVry University Names First Two Student-Athletes to Team DeVry for the Rio 2016 Olympic GamesDOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DeVry University, an official education p
DeVry University Names First Two Student-Athletes to Team DeVry for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DeVry University, an official education provider of Team USA, today named its first two student-athletes to Team DeVry for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Adeline Gray (wrestling, 75 kg.) and Donnell Whittenburg... Read more
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Daily Herald
Flags flew at half-staff one day in five last yearArmy Air Forces Staff Sgt. Ward C. Swalwell Jr. of Chicago. Aug. 27-30: U.S. F
Flags flew at half-staff one day in five last year
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Ward C. Swalwell Jr. of Chicago. Aug. 27-30: U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Andrew Zajac of Downers Grove and U.S. Army Major Dale W. Richardson of Mount Sterling, Illinois. Sept. 5-7: Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles... Read more
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Daily Herald
Pyke: Public transit round trip took 5 hoursProgress! The last time I rode public transit from Downers Grove to the Daily H
Pyke: Public transit round trip took 5 hours
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Progress! The last time I rode public transit from Downers Grove to the Daily Herald in Arlington Heights it was 2011 and the round trip took 6 hours. Fast forward to 2016 and this mission was accomplished in a mere 5 hours, 10 minutes. Of course,... Read more
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examiner.com
Last minute things to do for Dad’s DayOn Father’s Day, June 19, dads will receive a free signature size pizza at Oliv
Last minute things to do for Dad’s Day
examiner.com / Posted 5 days ago
On Father’s Day, June 19, dads will receive a free signature size pizza at Olive Theory Pizzeria in Downers Grove when they bring a photo that says what parenthood means to them. “As a family owned company, fatherhood is special to us at Olive... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon on his start: 'Not good enough'signings: The Sox have signed nine of their top 10 picks from the 2016 draft, i
White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon on his start: 'Not good enough'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
signings: The Sox have signed nine of their top 10 picks from the 2016 draft, including right-handed reliever Zack Burdi, a Downers Grove native who was selected No. 26 overall will get roughly $2.1 million. No. 10 overall pick Zack Collins still is... Read more
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Chicago White Sox
White Sox announce 2016 Draft signingsthe organization: Round Name Pos. Age Ht. Wt. School (Hometown) 1A Zack Burdi
White Sox announce 2016 Draft signings
Chicago White Sox / Posted 6 days ago
the organization: Round Name Pos. Age Ht. Wt. School (Hometown) 1A Zack Burdi RHP 21 6-3 215 University of Louisville (Downers Grove, Ill.) 2 Alec Hansen RHP 21 6-8 245 University of Oklahoma (Madison, Colo.) 3 Alexander Call OF 21 5-11 190... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Steamboat Classic: Dunlap runner wins 15K 'triple crown'men’s 15K, and the future for the continuation of the streak looks promising.
Steamboat Classic: Dunlap runner wins 15K 'triple crown'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
men’s 15K, and the future for the continuation of the streak looks promising. NCI runners finished second (Dan O’Keefe of Downers Grove, a sophomore), third (Omar Gomez of Aurora, a junior) and fourth (Nolan McKenna of Wheaton, a sophomore). “I... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Why the Advocate-NorthShore merger is kick in Blue Cross' shinsand their employers, while hospitals want to be in as many networks as they can
Why the Advocate-NorthShore merger is kick in Blue Cross' shins
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
and their employers, while hospitals want to be in as many networks as they can to keep customers filling up their beds. Downers Grove-based Advocate, the largest network in the state, with 12 hospitals, and Evanston-based NorthShore, with four,... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Prep softball: Morgan Newport named Player of Year for 3rd straight timeafter the fourth-place finish in state. Although the Barbs lost to Oak Park-Riv
Prep softball: Morgan Newport named Player of Year for 3rd straight time
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
after the fourth-place finish in state. Although the Barbs lost to Oak Park-River Forest, 5-0, in the semifinal and to Downers Grove South, 10-1, in the third place game, Newport said just making state and being in the top four in the largest... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Newport named Player of Year for 3rd straight timeafter the fourth-place finish in state. Although the Barbs lost to Oak Park-Riv
Newport named Player of Year for 3rd straight time
Daily Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
after the fourth-place finish in state. Although the Barbs lost to Oak Park-River Forest, 5-0, in the semifinal and to Downers Grove South, 10-1, in the third place game, Newport said just making state and being in the top four in the largest... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Downers Grove North grad Marckus Simmons named a track and field MVP at Augustana CollegeJunior Marckus Simmons, a Downers Grove North graduate from Westmont, was named
Downers Grove North grad Marckus Simmons named a track and field MVP at Augustana College
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 7 days ago
Junior Marckus Simmons, a Downers Grove North graduate from Westmont, was named the Vikings' most valuable performer in field events. Simmons had a very successful season as a thrower for the Vikings. He finished first in the hammer throw at the... Read more
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Oakbrook Suburban Life
Economic Development Council: Downers Grove business headed in right directionDowners Grove Mayor Martin Tully, council President and CEO Michael Cassa, Illi
Economic Development Council: Downers Grove business headed in right direction
Oakbrook Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
Downers Grove Mayor Martin Tully, council President and CEO Michael Cassa, Illinois Business and Economic Development Corporation CEO Jim Schultz and others spoke about the latest developments in the village's business community in front of more than... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Woodridge School District 68 Board makes appointmentson the Leadership Council, Student Growth Committee and Middle School Student S
Woodridge School District 68 Board makes appointments
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
on the Leadership Council, Student Growth Committee and Middle School Student Services Committee. Previously, he was at Downers Grove Grade School District 58 as a seventh-grade social studies teacher. He gained additional administrative-level... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
NorthShore attorney: Judge disagreed with FTC's definition of hospital markethospitals. Dahlquist is celebrating Tuesday's federal court ruling that allowe
NorthShore attorney: Judge disagreed with FTC's definition of hospital market
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
hospitals. Dahlquist is celebrating Tuesday's federal court ruling that allowed his client to complete its merger with Downers Grove-based Advocate Health Care, defeating an attempt by the Federal Trade Commission to block the deal on antitrust... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Advocate-NorthShore must wait to merge, judge rulescourt can take up the case. The move disrupts the health systems' plans to par
Advocate-NorthShore must wait to merge, judge rules
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
court can take up the case. The move disrupts the health systems' plans to partner quickly. Earlier this week, the CEOs of Downers Grove-based Advocate and Evanston-based NorthShore said they wanted to finalize the deal by July 1. U.S. Northern... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
Dr. Barb Webster sees bright future for dentistryDr. Barb Webster is a dentist practicing in Downers Grove, IL, with over 30 yea
Dr. Barb Webster sees bright future for dentistry
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
Dr. Barb Webster is a dentist practicing in Downers Grove, IL, with over 30 years of experience.� She spent 4 years at Mount Sinai Medical Center, 17 years in private practice in Franklin Park, and the past 12 years practicing in Downers Grove.� “I... Read more
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Daily Herald
Local breakout: A closer look at Clear Confusionyou catch them on the big stage at the Taste. Members: Fredo Fosco, Max King,
Local breakout: A closer look at Clear Confusion
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
you catch them on the big stage at the Taste. Members: Fredo Fosco, Max King, Griffin Tome and Colin Riordan, all from Downers Grove Tell us a little about the history of the band: We started in two different bands, Slender (Max and Griffin)... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago-Area Couple Gets Engaged on 'American Ninja Warrior'Kim, from Chicago, used his time on air to pop the question to his now-fiancé K
Chicago-Area Couple Gets Engaged on 'American Ninja Warrior'
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
Kim, from Chicago, used his time on air to pop the question to his now-fiancé Kristine Valenzuela, who grew up in Downers Grove, according to the Daily Herald. Kim took on the infamous course in Indianapolis in April, and the episode... Read more
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Downers Grove Reporter Progress
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove teaches kids about health: 5 photosDowners Grove Community Service Officer Chris Fisher talks to camper Scott Towe
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove teaches kids about health: 5 photos
Downers Grove Reporter Progress / Posted 8 days ago
Downers Grove Community Service Officer Chris Fisher talks to camper Scott Towery, of Hinsdale, about how best to make a call to 911 Thursday, June 16, at Highland Elementary School, during a day camp put on by Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital geared... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Downers Grove for June 15Ave. •�Two air conditioner units at First Congregational Church were damaged b
Downers Grove for June 15
My Suburban Life / Posted 8 days ago
Ave. •�Two air conditioner units at First Congregational Church were damaged between 1 p.m. May 22 and 9 a.m. May 24 at 1047 Curtiss St. •�A bathroom at the Downers Grove Library was vandalized between 5 and 7:30 p.m. June 1 at 1050 Cur... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
FTC to court: Stop Advocate, NorthShore merger while we appealexpenses charged to patients.” The FTC filed an administrative complaint in De
FTC to court: Stop Advocate, NorthShore merger while we appeal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
expenses charged to patients.” The FTC filed an administrative complaint in December to try to block the merger of Downers Grove-based Advocate, the largest hospital network in the state with 12 hospitals, and Evanston-based NorthShore, a... Read more
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Business Insurance
FTC appeals hospital merger lossSkogsbergh told Modern Healthcare Tuesday that if the FTC appealed, the systems
FTC appeals hospital merger loss
Business Insurance / Posted 8 days ago
Skogsbergh told Modern Healthcare Tuesday that if the FTC appealed, the systems would continue to fight for their deal. Downers Grove, Illinois-based Advocate already is the largest hospital network in Illinois with 12 hospitals, and NorthShore... Read more
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Business Insurance
FTC appeals hospital merger lossSkogsbergh told Modern Healthcare Tuesday that if the FTC appealed, the systems
FTC appeals hospital merger loss
Business Insurance / Posted 8 days ago
Skogsbergh told Modern Healthcare Tuesday that if the FTC appealed, the systems would continue to fight for their deal. Downers Grove, Illinois-based Advocate already is the largest hospital network in Illinois with 12 hospitals, and NorthShore... Read more
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Daily Herald
Jersey Mike's to open in Bartletteighth location. He opened his first Jersey Mike's in 2010 in Geneva. His other
Jersey Mike's to open in Bartlett
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
eighth location. He opened his first Jersey Mike's in 2010 in Geneva. His other locations in St. Charles, South Elgin, Downers Grove, Mount Prospect, Elmhurst and Oakbrook Terrace. Jersey Mike's, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more... Read more
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Daily Mail
Morbidly obese dog has lost half his body weight after being rescuedsince slimmed down to a healthy 44lbs after initially dropping to 41lbs. Beth
Morbidly obese dog has lost half his body weight after being rescued
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
since slimmed down to a healthy 44lbs after initially dropping to 41lbs. Beth Staley, who co-owns Happy Dog Barkery, in Downers Grove, Illinois, said Kale Chips was morbidly obese when he arrived in its care. Happy Dog Barkery announced this... Read more
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Daily Herald
Downers Grove native gets engaged on 'American Ninja Warrior'aired this week and capped an elaborate scheme that began last August, when Kim
Downers Grove native gets engaged on 'American Ninja Warrior'
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
aired this week and capped an elaborate scheme that began last August, when Kim realized Valenzuela, who grew up in Downers Grove, was The One. Because Kim is a flexible Ninja, he placed the round-cut, platinum-setting diamond ring on... Read more
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Daily Herald
FTC files appeal in Advocate-NorthShore mergerTrade Commission and the Illinois attorney general's office Wednesday filed a m
FTC files appeal in Advocate-NorthShore merger
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Trade Commission and the Illinois attorney general's office Wednesday filed a motion seeking to stop the merger between Downers Grove-based Advocate Health Care and NorthShore University HealthSystem, according to a report in Crain's Chicago... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
FTC vows to fight Advocate-NorthShore mergerMadigan. An FTC spokeswoman declined to comment. Representatives for Advocate
FTC vows to fight Advocate-NorthShore merger
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 9 days ago
Madigan. An FTC spokeswoman declined to comment. Representatives for Advocate and NorthShore did not immediately comment. Downers Grove-based Advocate already is the largest hospital network in Illinois with 12 hospitals, and NorthShore University... Read more
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