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Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

Patch Poll: What Do You Think of the 'New War on Terror' as the U.S. Commits to Going After ISIL?

President Obama commits the nation to military action in the Middle East to "degrade and ultimately destroy" ISIL. Where do you stand?
Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner Jab and Jabber at Tribune Editorial Board Session

The governor candidates sit side by side for first time. We learn one is as corrupt as Rod Blagojevich and the other profits off misery.
Challenger Anderson Seeks to Debate Incumbent Hultgren

Challenger Anderson Seeks to Debate Incumbent Hultgren

Anderson calls for candidate debates during Constituent Work Weeks.
U.S. Congressional Candidate Dennis Anderson Holds 12 Town Halls in 12 Weeks

U.S. Congressional Candidate Dennis Anderson Holds 12 Town Halls in 12 Weeks

District tour will extend through entire campaign season.
Quinn Signs Puppy Mill Bill Inspired by 3rd-Graders

Quinn Signs Puppy Mill Bill Inspired by 3rd-Graders

New law would up fines for violating state's Animal Welfare Act.
Village of Lake in the Hills Receives Award

Village of Lake in the Hills Receives Award

The Village of Lake in the Hills recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 15th consecutive year.
Algonquin Building Commissioner Assists with Tornado Recovery in Washington

Algonquin Building Commissioner Assists with Tornado Recovery in Washington

Craig Arps, building commissioner for the village of Algonquin, offered technical assistance to the rebuilding efforts in Washington, Ill.
Algonquin Approves New Refuse Contract: Sticker Refunds Are Available

Algonquin Approves New Refuse Contract: Sticker Refunds Are Available

Sticker refunds available following Algonquin's approval of new Refuse Service for residents.
Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County Moves Morgue To DuPage After Mold is Found

Kane County will relocate autopsy operations to DuPage County coroner's office after black mold was discovered at Geneva facility.
Rotary Club, Local Bank Donate $55,000 to LITH Veterans Memorial

Rotary Club, Local Bank Donate $55,000 to LITH Veterans Memorial

So far, $95,000 in donations have been made to the proposed Veterans Memorial.
Speed Limit Increase Approved for Rakow Road

Speed Limit Increase Approved for Rakow Road

The McHenry County Board voted last week to increase the speed limit on the heavily traveled roadway from 45 to 50 mph.