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NEWS

North second at Pepsi; takes down Cougars

Contentious meeting for Wheatland Twp.

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Volume 125 No. 38

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FOLLOWING THE CALL Local ‘angels’ help Plainfield woman during, after flood

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iane Nelson sat on the edge of a chair on her patio Monday afternoon taking in the bright sunshine and slowly surveying her back yard on River Road in Plainfield. Just days before, the DuPage River poured over its

banks and filled her house, shed and yard with flood waters. The fresh, spring breeze blowing through the windows into her house was a welcomed scent compared to the caustic stench of diesel fuel permeating up through floors from the crawl space, an odor left by the receding waters. “This is good.You could barely breathe

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from the fumes this weekend,” she said. “I have been cleaning with bleach for the last couple of days.That’s all I can really do right now.” “I am overwhelmed.” Her first priority is finding a home for her elderly aunt to live. “I really need to spend the day calling Senior Services to see if I can find some

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place for my 84-year-old aunt,” Nelson said. ”“I’ve put her up in a hotel and with relatives, but they need to go to work… She can’t live here. It’s not safe.” “You know, you shouldn’t be living here, either,” chimed in her brother Vince Scordato, who took off the day to help See ANGELS, page 3


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