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College of DuPage president axes forum for Board of Trustees candidates
College of DuPage President Robert Breuder has banned a forum for Board of Trustee candidates from taking place on campus, college spokesman Joe Moore said.
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Towns let drunk drivers keep their licenses--for s stiff price. Among the most egregious towns for the practice? Downers Grove. Latest with Joe Mahr and Ted Gregory.
Robert Daly was an unlikely candidate to keep his driver's license.
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Neighborhood hero dies after being knocked to the ground in a robbery last week.
He was a neighborhood hero who took a bullet to the leg nearly 20 years ago, at age 69, saving a woman whose shop was being robbed.
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Downers Grove girl, 11, gets crosswalk installed near her school.
Students walking to Henry Puffer Elementary School in Downers Grove this year may notice a new crosswalk at a nearby intersection, thanks in large part to the efforts of one of their classmates.
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Downers Grove District 58 approves raises for teachers, maintenance workers in new contracts.
Downers Grove elementary school teachers and maintenance workers agreed to new employment contracts this week that will bump up salaries and increase some pensions over the next four years.
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DNA links Holly Staker murder to separate killing nearly ten years later.
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Charlie Hebdo special edition magazines coming to Chicago area.
A precious few Charlie Hebdo magazines are making their way to Chicago, perhaps as soon next week.
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Downers Grove to remove hundreds of ash trees because of emerald ash borer infestation.
More than half of the ash trees in Downers Grove will have to be removed because of an emerald ash borer infestation that continues to spread.
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White couple sues Downers Grove sperm bank, says clinic mistakenly gave sperm from black donor.
A white Ohio woman is suing a Downers Grove-based sperm bank, alleging that the company mistakenly gave her vials from an African-American donor, a fact that she said has made it difficult for her and her same-sex partner to raise their now 2-year-old daughter in an all-white community.
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Downers Grove craft beers from Emmett's Ale House served at Rotary GroveFest.
This summer's Downers Grove downtown carnival features a new beer and a favorite brew from one of the village's most popular haunts.
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Financial incentive lures trade show company to Downers Grove.
A trade show registration company will move its headquarters to Downers Grove later this year after the village agreed to discount building permit fees as an incentive.
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Downers Grove softball player honored with award.
A Downers Grove North High School senior has been honored as one of the state's top softball players.
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Chicago Tribune reporter. I cover Downers Grove for the Tribune and our weekly TribLocal publication. Follow me @rhodes_dawn
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Once chucked it all to go live in Japan for a year.
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  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, 2009
  • University of Michigan
    French, 2005
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