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  • McGuire: Understanding trauma with Family Shelter Service

    Trauma robs people of feeling safe. It interrupts their world view and can alter it forever. And traumatic experiences are more pervasive than one mig ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Newman: To vacation or not to vacation: the summer business condundrum

    The weather has taken a turn, and summer has finally arrived in Chicagoland. As a business professional, you look over your calendar and weigh the odd ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • This and That: Carol Stream celebrates the Fourth, supports the troops

    Carol Stream sure knows how to celebrate Independence Day, beginning with its much-loved annual July 4 parade. Parade kickoff is 10 a.m. from County F ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Introducing Carol Stream's new reporter

    Are there community issues you think need to be addressed immediately? Are you tired of your voice not being heard?
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Gbur: Volunteer to fundraise for WDSRA

    DuPage County is an exceptional area in which to work, live and play. There are a wealth of organizations whose missions strive to make our communitie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Simler: DuPage Pads earns highest ratings from nonprofit evaluators

    DuPage Pads earns 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorDuPage Pads, a nonprofit whose mission is to e ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Larson: Election season is 'attack season' for politicians on the campaign trail

    It’s election campaign season, and for some politicians, education seems to be a target again. Along with the economy, environment and security, polli ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Letter: Relying on coal is economically unfeasible

    To the Editor:In a sluggish economic recovery, the EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) new carbo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • This and That: Recognizing those who make Carol Stream better

    It's always nice to share news about a local group that has a do-good attitude. This is especially nice when the news highlights our youth.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Letter: Response to doctor's death in Pakistan

    To the Editor:Another act of brutality occurred in Pakistan. An Ahmadi Muslim-American cardiologist ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Roskam: Work needed to fix VA hospital system

    Over the past several weeks, disturbing reports have emerged of widespread mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that resulted in s ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Travis: Neighbors helping neighbors

    Great storms blew through recently and I couldn’t help but think about the figurative storms that often blow through people’s lives: health emergencie ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Letter: Why does DuPage County pay the most for its county clerk?

    To the editor:In every county in Illinois, the electoral process is carried out by the county clerk’ ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Letter: Rideshare legislation should preserve consumer choice

    To the Editor: I don’t generally get involved in politics, but as a rideshare driver, I’ve been clos ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • This and That: Be prepared for emergencies, get involved with 4th of July events

    Unfortunately, many lives have been lost to the recent tornado outbreak. And it could happen here!As ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
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