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  • Fish n chips
    Review of Sheep and Fiddle
    When you see a restaurant in a strip mall what do you expect? A sub shop or a hot dog stand maybe? What you don’t expect is an Irish pub, at least I didn’t. Truth is I drove by this strip mall many times and never noticed it! So when...
  • Greg Brownfield
    Interview w/ IL Senate Candidate, Congressional Dist. 23: Greg Brownfield
    Illinois State Senate for 23rd District: A Peek inside Democratic Candidate Greg BrownfieldI had a lengthy phone interview with Greg Brownfield, a Democratic candidate running for the Illinois Senate Seat for the 23rd District. He was actually on...
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    B-Sens sign Forward Mike Bartlett
    The Binghamton Senators announced today that they have signed forward Mike Bartlett to a professional try-out contract.Bartlett, 26, has recorded two goals and four assists in six games this season with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL.The 6-0,...
  • Train derailment
    Cook County Homeland Security at scene of fiery train derailment
    November 3, 2011 Cook County's Homeland Security and Emergency Management personnel was on the scene of this morning's fiery train derailment near Elgin, Illinois.Three of the Canadian National train's twelve cars derailed at about 5...
  • Elias
    The least of these
    Sometimes we are all too busy. We rush from moment to moment, trying to get through our day, and accomplish all the things we feel we NEED to have done. Many times, we miss out on opportunities as we are hurrying through our lives. When we hurry...
  • Winter Pears
    Winter pears at the DeKalb Farmer's Market are pear-fect to sweeten up soups
    Using pears in winter cooking is an excellent way to keep seasonal and nutritious. Also, since pears are in season right now, the DeKalb Farmer’s Market has many different varieties at great prices. Each one of these pears is about $0.40 per...