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American Liquors owner Louis Schoenburg looks at wine bottles in his DeKalb store. Schoenburg is against lowering the threshold for drunken driving from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent for blood-alcohol content, as recommended by the National Transportation Safety Board in May. He described any proposed legislation to do so as “extremist” and hostile to the hospitality industry. By DAVID THOMAS dthomas@shawmedia.com Sarah Riccardi knows people who have been charged with drunken driving and people who have died in crashes caused by alcohol. “It seems people go out and have a drink, and they don’t think about it when getting behind the wheel,” said Riccardi, a 25-year-old Sycamore resident. As the owner of Fatty’s Pub & Grille, Jeff Dobie also cares about who might be driving while drunk. This is why he has organized his own “drunk bus” that can take people home if they’ve had too much to drink. “No one wants to encourage drinking and driving,” Dobie said. “That is one of the most foolish things someone can do with their lives.” They are on the opposite sides of an emerging discussion about lowering the

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When you think about consuming alcohol and getting behind the wheel of a vehicle, it’s a ton of metal rolling down the street. Any way you’re impaired, the consequences of a mistake could be devastating. Gene Lowery DeKalb police chief

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legal blood-alcohol limit for drunken driving. Riccardi favors lowering the limit; Dobie opposes it. Reducing the legal driving limit from

0.08 percent blood-alcohol content to 0.05 percent was among the 19 suggestions the chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board made in May for reducing the threat of drunken driving. A man who weighs 170 pounds will reach 0.05 percent BAC if he consumes three drinks in one hour on an empty stomach, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. By the same measure, a woman who weighs 137 pounds will reach 0.05 percent BAC on two drinks. The same man would reach 0.08 percent by consuming four drinks, while the same woman would reach 0.08 percent on three drinks. Proponents of a change say people with a blood-alcohol content of 0.05 percent are impaired, and say the measure has been proven to reduce traffic fatalities in

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NSA director: Programs disrupted attacks By CONNIE CASS and DONNA CASSATA The Associated Press WASHINGTON – The director of the National Security Agency vigorously defended once-secret surveillance programs as an effective tool in keeping America safe, telling Congress on Wednesday that the information collected disrupted dozens of terrorist attacks without offering details. In his first congressional testimony since revelations about the

top-secret operations, Army Gen. Keith Alexander insisted that the public needs to know more about how the programs operate amid increasing unease about rampant government snooping and fears that Americans’ civil liberties are being Keith trampled. Alexander “I do think it’s important that we get this right, and I want the American people

to know that we’re trying to be transparent here, protect civil liberties and privacy but also the security of this country,” Alexander told a Senate panel. He described the steps the government takes once it suspects a terrorist organiEdward zation is about to Snowden act – all within the laws approved by Congress and under stringent oversight from

the courts. He said the programs led to “disrupting or contributing to the disruption of terrorist attacks,” but he did not give details on the terror plots. Half a world away, Edward Snowden, the former contractor who fled to Hong Kong and leaked documents about the programs, said he would fight any U.S. attempts to extradite him. American law enforcement officials are building a case against him but

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Many DeKalb County residents are surveying the damage today after a series of strong thunderstorms ripped through the area Wednesday. The first wave of storms came through around 4:30 p.m. and brought down several trees, power lines and telephone poles in southern parts of the county, including Somonauk and Shabbona, leaving about 5,400 customers in DeKalb County without power, said Paul Callighan, external affairs manager for ComEd. “We’ve had outages all through the county,” he said. The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado was seen near Somonauk in southeast DeKalb County. It touched down south of Suydam Road and Route 23 around 5 p.m. “The radar was showing strong rotation,” said Gilbert Sebenste, staff meteorologist at Northern Illinois University. With the storms taking down trees and power lines, Sebenste said the winds were as strong as 60 to 80 mph. Callighan said there were many trees and power lines down along roads in Shabbona and Somonauk with many power outages in these areas and the Genoa, Waterman and Hinckley areas as well. As of 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, ComEd was still working to restore power for more than 2,250 customers, he said. But Callighan said ComEd had prepared for the severe weather earlier Wednesday by opening up a storm command center with extra staffing at its regional headquarters in Rockford. He said crews had also been reassigned to be available on a 24-hour rotating basis to work through the night.

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8 DAILY PLANNER Today Safe Passage Domestic Violence support group: 815-7565228; www.safepassagedv.org. Weekly Ladies’ Brunch: 8 a.m. at Fox Valley Community Center, 1406 Suydam Road, Sandwich. Cost is $4 for food , conversation and bottomless cups of coffee or tea. Back To Basics AA(C): 9:30 a.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb. 800-4527990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. DeKalb Area Christian Women’s Connection Prayer Coffee: 10 a.m. at 304 S. Main St., Sycamore. Women are invited. Feed My Sheep Food Pantry: 10 a.m. to noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1915 N. First St., DeKalb. All are welcome. Malta HEA: Afternoon unit of the Homemakers Education Association. For meeting time and location, call Carolyn at 815-825-2174. Take Off Pounds Sensibly: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. weigh-in and 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. meeting, Sycamore United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Ave. Call Lydia Johnson, chapter leader, 815-895-4618. Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors: 4:45 p.m. at The National Bank & Trust Co., 155 N. Third St., DeKalb. Contact Amanda Lake at 815-756-3728 or ksomgr@kishorchestra.org. Open Closet: 5 to 7 p.m. at 300 E. Taylor St., DeKalb. Clothes and shoes for men, women and children. 815-758-1388. ESL and GED Classes: 6 to 8 p.m. at Esperanza en Unidad (Hope in Unity), 2225 Gateway Drive, Suite A. To register and for information, call George Gutierrez at 815-970-3265. Keep It Simple AA(C): 6 p.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb. 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. One Day Café AA(C): 6 p.m. at Waterman United Methodist Church, 210 W. Garfield St. 800452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub. com. Weight Watchers: 6 p.m. weigh-in, 6:30 p.m. meeting Weight Watchers Store, 2583 Sycamore Road (near Aldi), DeKalb. Franks Evening HEA: Part of the Homemakers Education Association. For meeting time and location, call JoAnn at 815-786-8786. Nite Owls HEA: This evening unit is part of the Homemakers Education Association. For meeting time and location, call Sharon at 815-758-6712. American Legion Post 99: 7 to 9 p.m. at Sycamore Veterans Memorial Home, 121 S. California St. SycamoreAmericanLegion.org. Bayard Brown American Legion Post 337: 7 p.m. at Genoa Veterans Home, 311 S. Washington St. DeKalb County Amateur Radio Emergency Service: 7 p.m. on 146.73 megahertz. For information, call Bill Itter (N9EWA) at 815-895-2020. DeKalb County Farmland Foundation: 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 1711 DeKalb Ave., Unit 1, in Sycamore, in the office building directly behind LubePros on Route 23. For people interested in preserving farmland. 815-756-2580, dcff@ dcff.org. Grieving Parent Support Group: 7 p.m. at Great Lakes Leadership Center, 526 N. Main St., Elburn. Call Conley Outreach at 630-365-2880 for directions and monthly topics. Sandwich Steppers AA(C): 7 p.m. at Fox Valley Community Center, 1406 Suydam Road. 800452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub. com. Free Fit Club: 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Sycamore Community Center, 138 Fair St., Sycamore. For information, call 815-901-4474 or 815-566-3580. A Friend Of Bill’s AA(C): 8 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 N. State St., Genoa. 800-4527990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. Any Lengths AA(C): 8 p.m. at Federated Church, 612 W. State St., Sycamore. 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. Closed Discussion AA: 8 p.m. at DeKalb Area Alano Club, 312 E. Taylor St., DeKalb. 800-452-7990; www.dekalbalanoclub.com. Friday Sexaholics Anonymous-DeKalb: 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Fridays at Christ Community Church, 1600 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. This 12-step recovery program is for Internet addiction. Call 815-508-0280. SA.org. Weight Watchers: 8:30 a.m. weigh-in, 9 a.m. meeting Weight Watchers Store, 2583 Sycamore Road (near Aldi), DeKalb.

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The Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A wildfire fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has destroyed 92 homes, damaged five more and prompted more than 7,000 residents northeast of Colorado Springs to flee, sheriff’s official said Wednesday. A separate Colorado wildfire to the south has destroyed 20 structures and prompted evacuations of about 250 residents and nearly 1,000 inmates at medium-security prison. To the north, another fire burned in Rocky Mountain National Park. Wildfires also were burning in New Mexico, Oregon and California, where a smokejumper was killed fighting one of dozens of lightning-sparked fires. Crews were so busy battling blazes across the West that the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday it was mobilizing a pair of Defense Department cargo planes to help – a step taken only when all of the Forest Service’s contracted tankers already are in use. The fire near Colorado Springs, one of several that broke out Tuesday along Colorado’s Front Range, has prompted evacuation orders and pre-evacuation notices to between 9,000 and 9,500 people and about 3,500 homes and businesses, sheriff’s officials said.

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A slurry bomber flies over homes as it prepares to drop fire retardant on the Black Forest Fire northeast of Colorado Springs on Tuesday. Some Colorado Springs residents were warned to be ready to evacuate, mostly because of a fear of flying embers spreading the fire into the state’s second-largest city. Sheriff’s officials also evacuated part of neighboring Elbert County, including two camps with a total of about 1,250 children and adults. The smell of smoke and bits of ash drifted into Denver, about 60 miles to

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Amid controversy, girl gets transplant The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated underwent a successful double-lung transplant on Wednesday, a family spokeswoman said. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, received new lungs from an adult donor at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, spokeswoman Tracy Simon said. The Murnaghan family said it was “thrilled” to share the news that Sarah was out of surgery. “Her doctors are very pleased with both her progress during the procedure and her prognosis for recovery,” the family said in a statement. During double-lung transplants, surgeons must open up the patient’s chest. Complications can include rejection of the new lungs and infection. Sarah went into surgery around 11 a.m. Wednesday, and the procedure lasted about six hours, her family said. “The surgeons had no challenges resizing and transplanting the donor lungs – the surgery went smoothly, and Sarah did extremely well,” it said. Sarah’s family and the family of another cystic fibrosis patient at the same hospital challenged transplant policy

that made children under 12 wait for pediatric lungs to become available or be offered lungs donated by adults only after adolescents and adults on the waiting list had been considered. They said pediatric lungs are rarely donated. Sarah’s health was deteriorating when a judge intervened in her case last week, giving her a chance at the much larger list of organs from adult donors. U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson ruled June 5 that Sarah and 11-year-old AP file photo

Sarah Murnaghan (left) lies in her hospital bed next to adopted sister Ella on May 30, the 100th day of her stay in Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Javier Acosta, of New York City, should be eligible for adult lungs. Critics warned there could be a downside to having judges intervene in the organ transplant system’s established procedures. Lung transplants are difficult procedures, and some experts say child patients tend to have more trouble with them than adults do. No other details about the donor lungs are known, including whether they came through the regular donor system or through public appeals. Sarah’s relatives, who are from Newtown Square, just west of Philadelphia, were “beyond excited” about her new lungs but were “keeping in mind that

someone had to lose a family member and they’re very aware of that and very appreciative,” family spokeswoman Maureen Garrity said Wednesday. The Murnaghan family received word about the donor lungs Tuesday night, Garrity said. Sarah’s mother, Janet Murnaghan, said in a Facebook post that the family was “overwhelmed with emotions” and thanked all her supporters. She said the donor’s family “has experienced a tremendous loss, may God grant them a peace that surpasses understanding.” The national organization that manages organ transplants, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, added Sarah to the adult waiting list after the judge’s ruling. Her transplant came two days before a hearing was scheduled on the family’s request for a broader injunction. The network has said 31 children under age 11 are on the waiting list for a lung transplant. Its executive committee held an emergency meeting this week but resisted making emergency rule changes for children under 12 who are waiting on lungs, instead creating a special appeal and review system to hear such cases. Sarah’s family “did have a legitimate complaint” about the rule that limited her access to adult lungs, said medical ethicist Arthur Caplan, of the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York.

Diaper duty just the start for millennial dads By BETH J. HARPAZ The Associated Press NEW YORK – Laura Radocaj of Vero Beach, Fla., was warned when she was pregnant with twins that motherhood would be harder than she imagined – especially because she planned to go back to work while the twins were still babies. “But this has been the easiest transition,” said Radocaj, 28, who works from home in corporate communications. So what’s her secret? Her husband, Marco, also 28, puts in just as much time with child care and housework as she does, even though he works fulltime for an air-conditioning company. “If your partner is splitting things 50-50, it’s easy,” said Laura. “Before, when everyone made motherhood seem like such a big deal, men weren’t chipping in as much.”

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Something is changing with today’s young fathers. By their own accounts, by their wives’ testimony, and according to time-use studies and other data, more men are doing more around the house, from packing school lunches and doing laundry to getting up in the middle of the night with a screaming infant. “If it’s not my job, then it’s her job, and that wouldn’t be fair,” said Marco. But it’s not just about sharing chores. For dads in their 20s and 30s, being an involved father is part of their identity. They blog about changing diapers, they chat nonchalantly with colleagues about breastfeeding and they trade recipes for baby food while working out with guys at the gym. Part of why dads are doing more around the house may be that women are doing more in the workplace. A study from the Pew Research Center this month found that mothers are the

breadwinners in a record 40 percent of families. At the same time, the number of stay-at-home dads is twice what it was 10 years ago – although still a relatively small number at 176,000. And in two-thirds of married couples with children under 18, both parents work, according to the U.S. Census. For their part, the new dads say they want things divided equally. Fatherhood, says Jeremy Foster, 37, of Kansas City, Mo., has gone from a “provide, protect scenario, to a team effort, especially nowadays with couples raising children where both work full-time.” At one point, when Sophia, 1, wasn’t sleeping well, Foster even moved into the nursery so his wife, a social worker, could get enough sleep. “I’d rock Sophia and get her back to sleep so my wife wasn’t doing all the work,” said Foster, a creative director and designer for an online platform called CD2 Learning.

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8CORRECTIONS An article on Page A3 of Monday’s Daily Chronicle about the torch run for Special Olympics had the wrong last name for Faith Whitwell and her son, Andrew Whitwell. The Daily Chronicle regrets the error. ••• Accuracy is important to the Daily Chronicle, and we want to correct mistakes promptly. Please call errors to our attention by phone, 815-756-4841, ext. 2257; email, news@daily-chronicle.com; or fax, 815-758-5059.

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Walk emphasizes support, cancer research More than 300 sign up for Relay For Life on Friday By FELIX SARVER fsarver@shawmedia.com SYCAMORE – Relay For Life gives Chris Atherton hope for the future. Atherton, publicity chair for the DeKalb County Relay For Life, met a woman last weekend who was diagnosed with cancer 49 years ago. She didn’t realize she had a tumor until several years later. The resources weren’t there for

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her to find out sooner, Atherton said. Since then, resources such as a 24-hour hotline for cancer support have been developed, along with screenings and research to help prevent and fight cancer. “It is remarkable to think about even in the 16 years since my mom was diagnosed that research for cancer has improved,” Atherton said. The DeKalb County Relay For Life and American Cancer Society will raise money to support more programs, research and tools with the relay event Friday and Saturday at Sycamore High School, 555 Spartan Trail, Sycamore.

In the past 17 years, Relay For Life events have raised more than $1.5 million in DeKalb County. By Wednesday, participants had raised more than half of the event’s $100,000 goal, according to the Relay For Life of DeKalb County website. More than 300 participants on 41 teams had registered by Wednesday. Those who attend can expect fun activities for children, other fundraising events and a silent auction for items including gift cards, quilts and luggage with hotel packages. After the opening ceremony on Friday, cancer survivors, caregivers, teams and any oth-

er interested participants will walk laps as a way to symbolize how cancer doesn’t rest. Survivors walk the first lap to recognize their battle with cancer, while caregivers walk the second lap. Teams, such as Atherton’s Random Angels, are invited to take turns walking relay laps next. Usually, caregivers walk with the survivor they care for during the caregiver lap, but even caregivers who lost someone are encouraged to walk, Atherton said. A caregiver is anyone who has cared for or is still caring for someone with cancer in any capacity. “It’s important for those

people who are there such as myself or other people who has lost their immediate cancer survivor, because we are still caring for people with cancer,” Atherton said. Relay For Life is a positive experience for everyone involved, said Barb Schultz, entertainment chair for the group and a nurse at The Cancer Center at Kishwaukee Community Hospital. Even if someone hasn’t been affected by cancer in some form, they should attend so they can learn about cancer prevention, she said. “People think of it as depressing,” Schultz said. “But it’s very uplifting.”

If you go n What: Relay For Life of DeKalb County n When: 6 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday n Where: Sycamore High School, 555 Spartan Trail, Sycamore n Information: Call 630-879-9009 or visit www. relayforlife.org/dekalbil

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Suspects sought in DeKalb armed robbery DeKALB – Two men stole cash and a cell phone at gunpoint from two other men about 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, DeKalb police said. The victims parked near an apartment complex in the 800 block of Russell Road, DeKalb, got out of the car and were approached by two men, Lt. Bob Redel said. One of the men pulled out a handgun and demanded money and illegal drugs, but the two victims told him they had none and tried to walk away. The robbers followed the two men, and ended up taking cash, a wallet and the phone from one of them, Redel said. The robbers fled on foot. “No one was injured; no one fought back,” Redel said. The gunman was 5 feet, 7 inches tall, with a medium build, while the other man was between 6 feet and 6 feet, 3 inches tall with a slender build. Both were black and wearing dark clothing, Redel said. Anyone with information about the case should contact DeKalb police at 815-7488400, or DeKalb County Crime Stoppers at 815-895-3272. They also can make anonymous reports through iWatch, a free smartphone app, or through the iWatch website, www.cityofdekalb.com/Police/iwatch.htm.

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Park district to host two informational picnics SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park District Executive Director Dan Gibble will host two “Chow and Chat with the Director” events this summer. Gibble wants to meet residents and discuss recent measures, including balancing the operating budget, starting to restore the district’s nine ponds and expanding recreation programming. District leaders also recently finished an eight-month long-term planning process with 21 local residents and leaders. The first event will be June 22 at Lake Sycamore, 400 N. Cross St., and the second will be Aug. 10 at Leon D. Larson Park, 1212 Larson St. Both events will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gibble will grill hamburgers, vegetarian burgers and hot dogs. Plates, napkins, utensils and condiments will be provided, but participants are asked to bring their own nonalcoholic beverages, seating and sunscreen. Register at least one week in advance by calling 815895-3365 or going to www. sycamoreparkdistrict.com.

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TOP: Genoa Days king finalist Quinn Anderson (center) waits to answer a question from master of ceremonies and Genoa-Kingston band director Tom Rucker.

LEFT: Last year’s Genoa Days Queen Taylor Almquist crowns Cal Thompson king and Meredith Fitzsimmons queen Wednesday at the 54th annual Genoa Days King and Queen Scholarship Contest. Sponsors this year were able to donate $1,000 scholarships to the king and the queen.


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Consultants hired for library expansion By DAVID THOMAS dthomas@shawmedia.com DeKALB – The DeKalb Library Board formally approved the contracts of Nagle Hartray and Owner Services Group as the architect and owner’s representative, respectively, for the library’s expansion project Wednesday. The two firms will be paid a percentage of the total cost of the project, said library Director Dee Coover. She said she is using the estimated amount of $25.3 million, which includes the cost of construction, land costs and attorney fees.

Funding sources DeKalb Public Library expansion funding: n State grant: $11.6 million n City bonds: $6.5 million n Bank loans: $2.8 million n DeKalb TIF funds: $2 million n Library reserves: $900,000 Assuming the project sticks to that $25.3 million price, Owner Services Group will receive $581,268, or 2.29 percent of the total cost. Nagle Hartray will receive $1.96 million for its work, or 7.73 percent.

As board member Al Genis pointed out, the library will have spent $2.5 million on services other than construction. Coover said the total amount of money for consultants is less than the percentage the city of DeKalb is paying for the new police station and other projects in the state. “At this point, we’re certainly under what is the norm,” Coover said. Nagle Hartray Architecture was the firm that designed the original plans for the library’s 46,000-squarefoot expansion. “I think this is a real milestone for us as well as

for you,” said Don McKay, a principal for Nagle Hartray. “We’ve been working together for five years. Now the fun is really going to start.” Coover said Owner Services Group provides the library with construction expertise it does not have. Coover said it is undecided whether the library will hire a professional fundraiser for the project. She added they have to hire a construction manager as well. The monthslong saga of library officials trying to acquire the $12.4 million local match to secure a state construction grant will end

next week, Coover said. She said the local match will be in the bank by Tuesday, and officials will sign the contract with the state by the June 30 deadline. Library officials recently announced they received an additional $3.1 million from the state, raising the amount of money they could receive to $11.6 million. But to fully fund the original expansion, the library would have to borrow up to $1 million from a private bank. Officials said they will pay back the $3 million in private loans using fundraising, not additional tax dollars.

Economist, Nobel winner dies at 86 The ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – Robert W. Fogel, a University of Chicago economist whose study of the economics of slavery sparked a furious debate in academia and later helped garner him a Nobel prize, has died. He was 86. The university announced that Fogel died on Tuesday, reporting that the family said he died after a brief illness. Fogel wrote Robert 22 books in W. Fogel all – the last one published in April – and, according to the school, was an active faculty member in the Department of Economics and the Booth School of Business who was working on three more books at the time of his death. Fogel rose to prominence

among economists in the early 1960s when as a Ph.D. student at Johns Hopkins University he conducted a statistical analysis of the impact railroads had on the nation’s economy in the 19th century. That led to a book, “Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Economic History,” in which he contended that the railroads had a far smaller impact on the economy than was widely believed at the time. But it was his work on slavery that brought Fogel the most attention. In “Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery,” a book published in 1974, Fogel and co-author Stanley Engerman “challenged the long-held assumption, by then taken as fact, that slavery was unprofitable, inefficient and in decline in the years leading up to the Civil War,” according to an article released by the school.

The ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago mother and caretaker planned for more than a week to kill a 14-year-old boy with severe autism, prosecutors said Wednesday at a bond hearing for the women, both charged with first-degree murder in the boy’s stabbing death. A Cook County judge denied bond for Dorothy Spourdalakis, 50, and caretaker Jolanta Skrodzka, 40. Neither woman spoke at the hearing. The boy’s father and uncle found Alex Spourdalakis, 14, on Sunday stabbed numerous times in the chest and lying on his bed in a

second-floor River Grove apartment, authorities said. Spourdalakis and Skrodzka were found nearby, uninjured but disoriented. “Their initial plan was to give him an overdose of drugs so he would die,” Assistant Cook County State’s Attorney Brittney Burns said during the bond hearing. “The defendants took turns in the evening to check the victim’s breathing and pulse. After several hours, Dorothy Spourdalakis took a knife from the kitchen, went to the victim’s bedroom and stabbed him four times in the chest.” Spourdalakis also slit the boy’s wrist, Burns said.

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DeKalb city Asiah Lumzey, 19, of the 200 block of Irene Avenue, Rochelle, was charged Tuesday, June 11, with possession of drug paraphernalia. Goldie L. Johnson-Kirksy, 19, of the 900 block of North 11th Street, Rochelle, was charged Tuesday, June 11, with possession of drug paraphernalia. Shea M. Hoy, 29, of Clovis, Calif., was charged Tuesday, June 11, with trespassing on railroad property.

DeKalb County Osvaldo A. Ruiz-Becerril, 37, of the 400 block of Sperry Court, Aurora, was charged Tuesday, June 11, with speeding, driving without insurance, driving without a license and obstructing justice.

Born: Nov. 19, 1943, in Oak Park, Ill. Died: June 11, 2013, in Shabbona, Ill. SHABBONA – Judith Lee Rosene, 69, of Shabbona, Ill., died Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at home. Born on Nov. 19, 1943, in Oak Park, Judith was the daughter of Curtis and Mary (Andrews) Hobson. She married Stephen C. Rosene on May 1, 1987, at Christ Our Savior Lutheran

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Transportation group wants new Ill. gas tax By JOHN O’CONNOR SPRINGFIELD – Illinois transit advocates want to tie a tax on gasoline to the price at the pump as part of an aggressive fundraising effort to get a toehold on what they say are rapidly deteriorating roads, rails and bridges. The Transportation for Illinois Coalition is pushing legislation to impose a 9.5 percent tax on the wholesale price of fuel – adding about 14 cents a gallon at today’s prices – along with vehicle license and registration fee hikes to bring in about $800 million a year, coalition co-chairman Doug Whitley told The Associated Press. That’s still a far cry from what the coalition says is a price tag of more than $65 billion in the next five years to catch up with and modernize roads and mass transit. And it comes at the same time the $31 billion statewide capital construction program adopted in 2009 expires, drop-

Church in Winfield. She lived in Summit, Downers Grove, West Chicago and Naperville before moving to Shabbona. Judith was a 911 supervisor in Darien before working for the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office as an evidence clerk. She was the proprietor of her own gifts and antiques business. Judith was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Hinckley and American Legion Auxiliary Post 1922. She is survived by her husband, Steve; daughter, Pamela (John)

ping the available money annually for transportation improvement by $2 billion, and no replacement on the horizon, said Whitley, who’s also president of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Bill Fleishli, executive vice president of the Illinois Petroleum Marketers, however, criticized the idea, saying it would pinch retailers who would have to pay the tax upfront at the same time higher gas prices slow sales. Fleishli pointed to a legislative report that shows Illinois spends more on transportation than all but six states and said it needs to stop diverting transit-dedicated dollars to other purposes. Whitley laid out the plan to the AP in advance of discussing it publicly. A coalition study found that without “significant investment,” by 2018, one in every three miles of roads and 10 percent of all bridges will be in “unacceptable” condition. Chicago-area motorists spend $292 annually

Cooper of Yorkville; sons, Richard (Jennifer) Sweeny of Malta and Jonathan (Megan) Rosene of Gisborne, New Zealand; grandchildren, Chelsea, Zachary, Connor and Gavin; sister, Morgan Juno of New Mexico; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Patricia Hobson. The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at Afton Township Cemetery, Perry Road. The Rev. Chris Navurskis of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Hinckley, will officiate the service.

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2nd Ill. prosecutor OKs concealed carry By JIM SUHR The Associated Press ST. LOUIS – A second Illinois prosecutor has decided to let his county’s residents carry concealed weapons even as the governor weighs whether to allow it statewide, reflecting surging impatience among local law enforcement months after a federal court tossed out the state’s last-in-the-nation ban. Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker’s announcement Tuesday that he’ll stop prosecuting the prohibition on guns in public came just days after his counterpart in suburban St. Louis’ Madison County issued a similar declaration. The sheriff of southern Illinois’ Clinton County also has joined suit, saying any armed person found in his jurisdiction from counties that allow concealed

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Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker speaks at a news conference May 10 in Chester. On Tuesday, Walker announced he will allow the county’s citizens to carry concealed guns in public. weapons won’t be arrested for packing heat. The Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late

last year threw out the state’s prohibition, giving Illinois lawmakers a deadline of June 9 to come up with a measure

allowing concealed carry. The state’s General Assembly signed off on a bill that’s now before Gov. Pat Quinn, who hasn’t indicated whether he’ll sign it ahead of a newly extended July 9 cutoff. A spokesman for Quinn, in an emailed reply to The Associated Press’ request for an interview, said Wednesday only that “the governor is reviewing the bill carefully.” But arguing that enough was enough, Walker insisted Wednesday “it is time to act” in his county now that the original deadline passed with no statewide resolution. Walker said he was not swayed by Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons’ announcement last week to let gun owners carry weapons if they meet certain requirements, which in both counties now include having a valid firearm owners identification card and not

being barred otherwise from having a weapon. “It’s definitely something I’ve been considering quite a while, and I think I’m on strong constitutional ground,” said Walker, put off by months of Statehouse wrangling over the issue since the ban was nullified. “I don’t want to do something just to get my name in the paper. But (state lawmakers) could have resolved this issue in January and had something in effect by now.” Such county-by-county permissiveness has drawn fire from other state prosecutors, many of them arguing state’s attorneys who allow concealed weapons in public are wrongly making laws instead of carrying out their obligations to enforce them. The Illinois State Police called the halting of concealed-carry prosecutions in Madison and Randolph counties “irresponsible.”

Madigan plans new vote on Ill. pension reform By JOHN O’CONNOR and KERRY LESTER The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is planning a fresh vote on his plan to overhaul the public-employee pension system, despite a request by the governor for compromise with the Senate. Madigan, a Chicago Democrat, filed legislation Wednesday identical to a bill the House approved last month that failed by a wide margin in the Senate. It doesn’t Michael mention any Madigan inclusion of a rival proposal by Senate President John Cullerton, as requested by Gov. Pat Quinn Monday as a compromise way

“At this point there is no clear indication that a resolution will be reached by next week since the Speaker has made no commitment to call Cullerton’s pension plan or a compromise bill.” Rikeesha Phelon Spokeswoman for Senate President John Cullerton to move forward on fixing the state’s nearly $100 billion shortfall in funding employee pensions. Quinn has called a special session in Springfield for next week to address the issue. The continued impasse between the two leading lawmakers begs the question of whether it’s possible to reach a compromise by next week. Madigan’s spokesman, Steve Brown, said Wednesday that the hybrid proposal sought by Quinn was “unlikely to pass” so the speaker is

still pushing his own proposal. “I think he was pretty direct about the proposal that he thinks would get the job done,” Brown said. Cullerton spokeswoman Rikeesha Phelon said that John the Senate pres- Cullerton ident was “committed to advancing” the dual proposal supported by Quinn. Phelon was speculative about pension reform being ap-

proved next week. “At this point there is no clear indication that a resolution will be reached by next week since the Speaker has made no commitment to call Cullerton’s pension plan or a compromise bill,” Phelon said. Madigan’s plan would unilaterally impose pension changes on state workers and raise the retirement age, by most accounts saving the state the most money of any proposal. Cullerton’s plan would give state workers choices over what benefits to receive in retirement, which he contends would give it a better chance of surviving a court challenge. Quinn proposed passing both in a single bill, essentially making Cullerton’s proposal a backup plan in case Madigan’s solution is thrown out in court. But Madigan suggested it was too complicated and

called on Quinn to persuade the Senate to approve the House-supported option. The one change in the new version of Madigan’s plan is that its implementation would be delayed until June 2014, which means it can now be approved with fewer votes. Madigan’s legislation will be presented at a House committee meeting Tuesday, the day before the full Legislature convenes. Illinois’ five public employee retirement systems are $97 billion short of what’s needed to pay benefits that were promised to workers and retirees. The shortfall is due largely to years of the Legislature voting to skip or short the state’s payments. Republican leaders, as well as the governor, have blasted Cullerton and Madigan for failing to come to an agreement.

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8NATION BRIEFS Southern Baptists oppose gay Scouts rule HOUSTON – The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution Wednesday expressing its opposition to the Boy Scouts of America’s new policy allowing gay Scouts, although it doesn’t explicitly call for churches to drop all ties with the organization. It also calls on the Boy Scouts to remove executive and board leaders who tried to allow gays as both members and leaders without consulting the many religious groups that sponsor troops. It passed overwhelmingly, but not unanimously, by the nation’s largest Protestant denomination at its annual meeting in Houston.

Feds: Bulger at center of murders in Boston BOSTON – Reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger was a “hands-on killer” responsible for “murder and mayhem” in Boston for almost 30 years, a federal prosecutor told a jury Wednesday as Bulger’s highly anticipated racketeering trial began. Bulger’s lawyer acknowledged that Bulger made millions through drugs, illegal gambling and loan-sharking, but told the jury that three ex-mobsters who have pinned murders on Bulger cannot be believed. Each of the men received “extraordinary” deals from prosecutors in exchange for their cooperation, defense attorney J.W. Carney Jr. said.

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Turkish government open to a vote to calm protesters The ASSOCIATED PRESS ISTANBUL – Turkey’s government Wednesday offered a concrete gesture aimed at ending nearly two weeks of street protests, proposing a referendum on a development project in Istanbul that triggered demonstrations that have become the biggest challenge to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s 10-year tenure. Protesters expressed doubts about the offer, however, and continued to converge in Taksim Square’s Gezi Park, epicenter of the anti-government protests that began in Istanbul 13 days ago and spread across the country. At times, police have broken up demonstrations using tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets. The protests erupted May 31 after a violent police crackdown on a peaceful sit-in by activists objecting to a development project that would replace Gezi Park with a replica Ottoman-era barracks. They then spread to dozens of cities, rallying tens of thousands of

people each night. In a skirmish late Wednesday in Ankara, police used tear gas and water cannons to break up some 2,500 protesters who set up makeshift barricades on a road leading to government offices. The proposal came after Erdogan, who had been defiant and uncompromising in recent days, met with a group of 11 activists, including academics, students and artists, in Ankara. However, groups involved in the protests in Taksim and the park boycotted the meeting, saying they weren’t invited and the attendees didn’t represent them. Greenpeace said it didn’t participate because of an “environment of violence” in the country, while Taksim Solidarity, which has been coordinating much of the occupation of Gezi Park, said it had not been invited. The group reiterated its demands that Gezi remain a public park, that abusive senior officials be fired, and all detained protesters be released – not issues the refer-

endum would address. But the discussion was the first sign that Erdogan was looking for an exit from the showdown, and came hours after some European leaders expressed concern about recent strong-armed police tactics and hopes the prime minister would soften his stance. Huseyin Celik, spokesman for Erdogan’s Islamic-rooted Justice and Development party, announced it would consider holding a referendum over the development project. But he said any vote would exclude the planned demolition of a cultural center that the protesters also oppose, insisting it was in an earthquake-prone area and had to come down. In a more defiant note, he said the ongoing sit-in in Gezi Park would not be allowed to continue “until doomsday” – a sign that authorities’ patience is running out. But Celik also quoted Erdogan as saying that police would be investigated, and any found to have used excessive force against protesters would be punished.

Opponents: Measure would criminalize social drinking • DUI Continued from page A1 Australia as well as European countries including France, Germany, Italy and others. Opponents say it would effectively criminalize social drinking and could hurt local businesses that rely on alcohol sales for revenue. They also point out that most of the people found to be under the influence in fatal crashes have well above the legal limit of alcohol in their system at the time of the crash. “The research clearly shows that drivers with a BAC above 0.05 are impaired and at a significantly greater risk of being involved in a crash where someone is killed or injured,” NTSB Chairman Deborah Hershman said in a statement. The NTSB said the number of fatalities caused by alcohol-impaired drivers was less than 10,000 in 2011. In 2012, only one of DeKalb County’s six traffic deaths was the result of alcohol, DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said. DeKalb police officers made 229 DUI arrests in 2012, a 46 percent increase from 2011. About 10 percent of those arrests were related to a crash. In addition to having a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 percent or higher, Illinois law

also defines someone as being “under the influence” if the driver has used an illegal substance or is using medication that impairs him. However, drivers with a BAC between 0.05 and 0.08 can be charged with driving under the influence if additional evidence of impairment is found, according to the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office. Even with the federal recommendation, it would be up to lawmakers in each state to implement the lower threshold. State Rep. Robert Pritchard, R-Hinckley, said he wanted to see more research on the topic before pushing to lower the legal limit. “You cannot control your vehicle while intoxicated,” Pritchard said. “I don’t think anyone wants to cause an accident. They just think they’re in control when they’re not. I’d rather look at the range of solutions that will get us to the desired outcome, rather than assuming that lowering the blood level will do that.” It would be at least a year before Illinois lawmakers could tackle the issue. DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery said he did not know how lowering the legal threshold would affect his officers or residents in the area. However, he said he would side with whatever saves lives. “When you think about

consuming alcohol and getting behind the wheel of a vehicle, it’s a ton of metal rolling down the street,” Lowery said. “Any way you’re impaired, the consequences of a mistake could be devastating.” Factors including a person’s weight, gender and food consumed before drinking, as well as the kind of alcohol consumed, can all influence how quickly a person’s system absorbs alcohol, Lowery said. Louis Schoenburg, owner of American Liquors in DeKalb, described the efforts to lower the legal limit as extremist and hostile to the hospitality industry. “The main problem is drivers who drink with significant excess – well above 0.08,” Schoenburg said. “To start arresting and prosecuting moderate drinkers would be a nightmare for the country.” The Illinois Secretary of State Office’s website listed 0.16 percent as being the most frequently recorded blood-alcohol level for drivers involved in fatal crashes in 2008. Scott, a supporter of lowering the legal driving limit, said he would support any measures intended to reduce DUI fatalities. “It’s important to remember,” Scott said, “that officers will have a reason to be pulling them over in the first place.”

The ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa – Corn farmers are feeling the impact of a cool, wet spring but are still expected to bring in a record crop this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its monthly report released Wednesday that farmers are expected to bring in 14 billion bushels of corn. That’s 135 million bushels less than last month’s estimate, reflecting the impact of the cooler spring. But that would still beat the 13.1 billion bushel record, set in 2009. Last year, farmers harvested only about 11 billion bushels because of the drought. The changes are not ex-

pected to significantly affect food prices for consumers. The USDA said the amount of corn expected to be harvested per acre – the yield – will be reduced to 156.5 bushels per acre, down from 158 bushels estimated a month ago. Last year’s drought-withered corn yielded 123 bushels per acre. Farmers in the Midwest received a short break from rain between May 13 and 19 and in that period corn planting advanced from 28 percent to 71 percent complete. That matched the weekly record of 43 percentage points sent in May 1992, the USDA said. However, rain and cool temperatures later in May further delayed progress.

In some parts of Illinois the corn looks as good as ever, said Jerry Gulke, an Illinois farmer who runs a farm management and market advisory business based in Chicago. He toured 400 acres of Illinois farmland on Tuesday. “We have record or near record crops in some places,” he said. “I saw some of the best stands in years.” The eastern corn belt states including Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio appear to have a very good corn crop. The question is how bad it will be for Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota, said Chad Hart, an agriculture economist at Iowa State University.

Alexander answered senators’ questions • NSA Continued from page A1 have yet to bring charges. “I am not here to hide from justice; I am here to reveal criminality,” Snowden said of the surveillance programs in an interview with the South China Morning Post. In plain-spoken, measured tones, Alexander answered senators’ questions in an open session and promised to provide additional information to the Senate Intelligence Committee in closed session on Thursday. The director of national intelligence has declassified information on two thwarted attacks – one in New York, the other in Chicago – and Alexander said he was pressing for more disclosures. But he also warned that revelations about the secret programs have eroded agency capabilities and, as a result, the U.S. and its allies won’t be as safe as they were two weeks ago. “Some of these are still going to be classified and should be, because if we tell the terrorists every way that we’re going to track them, they will get through and

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Americans will die,” he said, adding that he would rather be criticized by people who think he’s hiding something “than jeopardize the security of this country.” Alexander said he was seriously concerned that Snowden, a former employee with Booz Allen Hamilton, had access to key parts of the NSA network, a development that demands a closer examination of how well the agency oversees contract employees. Alexander said Snowden was a system administrator who didn’t have visibility into the whole NSA network but could access key portions of it. The director was questioned at length by senators seeking information on exactly how much data the NSA gathers through programs to collect millions of telephone records and keep tabs on Internet activity as well as the legal backing for the activities. Members of the House and Senate Intelligence panels and key leaders have been briefed on the programs and have expressed their support for the operations as a valid tool in the terrorism fight. House Speaker John Boeh-

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The real reasons GOP lags with young Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, won among voters over the age of 30, but lost younger voters by 23 points. That statistic has gotten a lot of attention from Republicans, especially since they have now lost young voters in three presidential elections in a row. They worry that voting Democratic could be habit-forming for this generation. The party leadership’s postelection “autopsy” offered a superficial take on its challenge with young voters: It’s just social issues, and particularly Republican opposition to same sex marriage, that have turned them off. The College Republican National Committee has just released a detailed report on young voters that goes considerably beyond this conventional wisdom. It’s true that most polls find strong support for same sex marriage among young people. The report, mainly written by Winston Group pollster Kristen Soltis Anderson, tries to gauge how important the issue is in driving their votes. It finds that 26 percent of young voters favor same-sex marriage and wouldn’t vote for a candidate who opposes it even if they agreed with that candidate on most other issues. Some of those voters, maybe most of them, must lean toward the Democrats on issues other than same sex marriage. So Republicans are losing some young voters on this issue, but it may not be central to the party’s troubles. And young people aren’t socially liberal when it comes to abortion. In the College Republicans’ March survey, 51 percent of them believed abortion should be banned altogether or with exceptions in unusual circumstances. They aren’t all that liberal on immigration, either. About 65 percent of young voters favored deporting illegal immigrants, enforcing the law before offering them legal status, or offering them legal

VIEWS Ramesh Ponnuru status but not citizenship – all positions to the right of the immigration bill now being debated in the Senate. Young voters also consider climate change a low-priority issue. They are deeply concerned, on the other hand, about economic issues. And Republicans have a lot of work to do on them. A majority of young voters think the party’s economic policies played a big role in the recession. They don’t follow Republican politicians in thinking that higher taxes on the rich are higher taxes on small business. Although they tend to agree with Republicans about the future of entitlement programs for the elderly, they are much more worried about the here-and-now. (The report cites a survey showing 20 percent of young people had delayed marriage because of the economy.) They consider student-loan debt a major obstacle to their goals. And they give President Barack Obama credit for trying to help the economy, reduce their debt burden, and fix health care. Among those young voters who approve of Obama’s job performance, “trying” was the No. 1 word they used about him – as in, he has been trying to improve things. They think that public spending should be cut and that government is too big. Fighting big government is, however, a much lower priority for them than expanding the economy, reforming the safety net and controlling the national debt. To my eye, these findings suggest there is an opening among young people for Republicans who advance credible plans to reduce the cost of health care and college,

to foster job growth, to control the national debt and to address the other issues they consider important. Republicans will want those plans to involve shrinking the government, but that shouldn’t be their chief selling point. If they can do that – a big if, for many reasons – Republicans will also get credit from young voters for trying, whereas they now seem reflexively anti-Obama. It will also make them seem more intelligent, which is a quality that young people, according to the report, prize more than coolness. There are a lot of ways to slice the polling data. Dividing voters based on whether they have turned 30 is just one, and it can obscure some truths – for example, Obama carried voters aged between 30 and 39 by 13 points. One question the report doesn’t directly address is how much age and generation influence voting. Young voters are less likely than older voters to be married, white or Christian, all of which would make them less likely to be Republicans even if they were older. The party’s poor performance among young voters is partly a sign that they do badly with nonwhites and that nonwhites are a growing share of voters. It is probably a mistake for Republicans to spend a lot of time targeting young voters. They should concentrate more, for example, on doing better among nonwhite voters, which would improve their numbers among the young, too. And above all, they ought to have something more compelling to say about voters’ daily economic concerns. Young voters are just like their elders in wanting that.

• Ramesh Ponnuru is a Bloomberg View columnist, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a senior editor at National Review.

Stop picking up cable TV tab for inmates Every time I visit a state prison for a story, I’m filled with wonderment at what I see. It’s not the steel bars, concrete walls or men and women locked in their cells that catch my attention. It’s what they are doing – watching TV. And not just your standard television programs – but cable television. And guess who is paying for it? Illinois taxpayers. I know lots of people too poor to purchase cable TV. I know plenty of middle-class folks too frugal to buy it, too. In fact, for most of my life I’ve gone without cable. It’s not that I couldn’t afford it. But I had better things to spend my money on – like books. And yet, folks who pinch their own pennies and forgo cable TV subscriptions are being taxed so that criminals can watch the latest episode of “Mad Men.” That’s not right. Now, don’t get me wrong. Inmates ought to be fed nourishing

VIEWS Scott Reeder meals, live in a safe environment and be afforded the dignity a civilized society provides the incarcerated. But cable TV? Think again. The state spends $2.26 million a year on this luxury. Folks in Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration will tell you it isn’t tax dollars paying for this entertainment. In fact, they will tell you with a straight face that it’s paid for by the inmates themselves – with commissary profits. In other words, they say, profits from selling Snickers bars, toothpaste, Oreos and whatnot to prisoners pays for this amenity. To which I say horse hockey. Anyone who has covered a state budget for more than five minutes understands the concept of “fungibility.” That’s a fancy accounting way of saying

“money can get moved around.” The commissary profits in question could be used for other purposes, such as helping pay down the state’s backlog of bills. Those people waiting to be paid by the state – which owes its vendors billions – are more deserving of the money than an inmate sitting in his cell wanting to watch the latest episode of “Jersey Shore.” State Rep. Bill Mitchell, R-Forsyth, introduced legislation this year to eliminate this inmate perk, but the bill stagnated in committee. “I have constituents who have lost their jobs and are struggling to pay for cable television themselves. They are asking why they have to pay for inmates to watch TV,” Mitchell said. “Prison isn’t supposed to be a nice place where inmates sit around and watch Ricki Lake.”

• Scott Reeder is a veteran statehouse reporter and the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute. He can be reached at sreeder@illinoispolicy.org.

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So, when does a citizen have a right to bear arms? It depends on whom you ask. The issue has long been a murky one in Illinois, and it got cloudier still back in December when a federal court issued a ruling declaring unconstitutional the state’s ban on carrying concealed weapons. As part of that ruling, the court gave the Legislature 180 days to draft a pertinent bill, allowing weapons to be carried, within limits. The General Assembly did just that and sent a bill to the governor late last month. The governor, of course, is famous for taking extraordinary lengths to review legislation and he’s in no hurry to sign this one. Such is his deliberation that the state’s attorney general asked the courts for a 30-day stay of enforcement of its court order, which gives Illinois until July 9 to comply. The court of appeals is intent on Illinois eventually having a law that dictates exactly when and how citizens can carry weapons in public settings. Even if the governor signs the measure he now has, it would not take effect for another six months. Thus, prosecutors are being forced to come up with some opinions of their own to address things in the interim. One of the most prominent of those decisions occurred in Madison County last week, when State’s Attorney Thomas Gibbons laid out a series of seven conditions that all must be met in order for a citizen to legally carry concealed weapons. The provisions are not exactly exhaustive, but they serve a purpose – and that is to provide guidance to law enforcement. Police, of course, are the ones who must make the call as to whether a gun incident is an arrest-worthy offense. Gibbons’ seven rules are crystal clear and in writing for anyone who wishes to read them. Among them are valid firearm owner’s identification, self defense consideration, lack of criminal record, complete cooperation with law enforcement and more. He said his office will not prosecute law-abiding residents if they meet all the rules. Not one or two. All seven. The right to arms, of course, is granted in the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, but the law has been equally guarded and scrutinized, tinkered with every so often so as to protect the general population from unscrupulous gun users, while at the same protecting our freedoms. As a result, a right granted by our forefathers has become so watered down as to leave it open to vast interpretation. That said, don’t expect gun debates to go away, even after concealed carry becomes the law in Illinois. The (Alton) Telegraph

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Leaks show no data secret Members of Congress are calling for the prosecution of Edward Snowden for leaking the existence of far-reaching U.S. surveillance programs. Given that Snowden, 29, says he knew he was breaking the law to expose what he considered to be governmental abuse, he surely will be prosecuted. He may even desire it. Yet high-ranking members of Congress can’t get away with just calling for Snowden’s head and holding a few pro forma hearings on what his leaks have revealed. They need to engage in introspection about their failure to oversee and put a check on security subcontractors, a shadowy arm of the secret government that has mushroomed since the 9/11 attacks. Although he previously worked for the CIA, Snowden was not a government employee. He wasn’t even a high-ranking officer within Booz Allen Hamilton, the security contractor for which he worked. In interviews, Snowden has stated he was surprised that anyone in the U.S. security field, much less a low-level contractor, would have such broad access to phone call logs, email records and other communications of U.S. citizens. He said he felt obligated to “inform the public as to that which is done in their name and that which is done against them.” Whether you see Snowden as a traitor or a hero, you should be alarmed that a private employee at his level could access so much personal data and use it for whatever purpose he decided. This fact alone reveals the government’s vast store of secret data isn’t secret at all. It is accessible to thousands upon thousands with security clearances, many of whom have not been adequately vetted. Some have compared Snowden to Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, another low-ranking computer specialist with a security clearance who, in a self-proclaimed act of conscience, leaked national security secrets. Yet there are big differences between the two. Manning was a member of the U.S. military, not a private firm, and he leaked a data dump of vast amounts of information, some of which arguably could be used to expose CIA agents and contacts. Snowden, by contrast, exposed the existence of a pair of surveillance programs the government was attempting to keep secret, not the targets of any surveillance. We agree that communications metadata could be a vital tool to ward off possible terrorist attacks. But use of such tracking must be highly focused, with safeguards to prevent misuse. Snowden has revealed gaping holes in the system, which Congress and President Barack Obama have enabled. Fresno (Calif.) Bee

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WEATHER

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Sports

Dwyane Wade (right) and the Miami Heat look to even the series today when they face the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4. PAGE B2

SECTION B Thursday, June 13, 2013 Daily Chronicle

Sports editor Ross Jacobson • rjacobson@shawmedia.com

8MORNING KICKOFF

STANLEY CUP GAME 1

Hawks, Bruins battle into 2nd OT AP photo

Kelly says Golson, Vanderdoes accountable BRIDGMAN, Mich. – Coach Brian Kelly says Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson (above) and UCLA defensive lineman Eddie Vanderdoes won’t be playing college football this fall for the same reason: accountability. “I really look at this as fairly clear-cut scenarios. Everett Golson didn’t live up to the standards and he’s held accountable. Eddie Vanderdoes had a standard to live up to and he was held accountable. So those aren’t that hard. I don’t have to spend much time thinking about it,” Kelly said Wednesday. Notre Dame disclosed two weeks ago that Golson, who helped the Fighting Irish go 12-0 during the regular season and get to the BCS title game against Alabama, was no longer enrolled in school. Golson revealed in a statement issued the next day by Notre Dame that he had been suspended for the fall semester for what he called poor academic judgment. Kelly announced last week the university would not release Vanderdoes, a standout high school recruit from Auburn, Calif., from his letter of intent so he can enroll at UCLA, meaning he can’t play football for the Bruins this fall and will lose a season of eligibility. Kelly was asked whether it was fair he was allowed to leave Cincinnati in 2009, where he had a contract to coach the Bearcats through the 2013 season, and take the Notre Dame job and begin coaching the Irish the next season and Vanderdoes can’t play this season. “I paid a million dollars in a buyout, too. There’s accountability in making those decisions,” Kelly said. “You can break the contract. He’s broken the contract and he’s going to go to another school. But there’s a level of accountability there.” Kelly said there are circumstances that he might let a player out of a letter of intent, but didn’t specify what those would be. – Wire report

8WHAT TO WATCH NBA Finals Game 4, Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. ABC The Spurs look to take a 3-1 lead over the Heat after claiming the series lead Tuesday with a 113-77 win. Also on TV... Pro baseball Cincinnati at Cubs, 1:20 p.m., CSN Regional coverage, Boston at Baltimore or Kansas City at Tampa Bay, 6 p.m., MLB Golf USGA, U.S. Open Championship, first round at Ardmore, Pa., 8 a.m., ESPN; 2 p.m., NBC; 4 p.m., ESPN

8KEEP UP ONLINE Follow us on Facebook and Twitter Want the latest from the area’s prep sports scene? Follow our coverage on Facebook by searching for DC Preps or on Twitter at twitter.com/dc_preps. Follow our NIU athletics coverage on Facebook by searching for Huskie Wire or on Twitter at twitter.com/HuskieWire.

Editor’s note: Game 1 of the Stanley Cup did not finish in time to be included in this edition. Head to Daily-Chronicle.com/sports to read complete coverage of the game. By ANDREW SELIGMAN The Associated Press CHICAGO – The Blackhawks got third-period goals from Dave Bolland and Johnny Oduya to tie the Boston Bruins 3-3 and send a riveting Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals to a second overtime. In the first championship meeting in 34 years between Original Six franchises, Milan Lucic scored twice and Patrice Bergeron added a power-play goal just over six minutes into

the third to give Boston a 3-1 lead. But the Hawks came storming back after that. A n d r e w Shaw picked off a clearing atGame 2 tempt by Torey Krug and fed vs. Boston, Bolland on a twoon-one rush to 7 p.m. Saturday, pull the Hawks NBC, AM-720 within one with 12 minutes left in regulation. Lucic then got stopped on a two-on-one by Corey Crawford midway through the third, and Oduya tied it for the Hawks when his shot from the point deflected off Andrew Ference

and bounced past Tuukka Rask. Just like that, the Blackhawks were back in it. Crawford fought off a big flurry by Boston in the closing minutes, and the game went to overtime with the Hawks outshooting Boston 39-25 after getting off to a slow start. The Bruins grabbed a 1-0 lead at the 13:11 mark of the opening period after David Krejci knocked Niklas Hjalmarsson off the puck along the boards behind the net. He fed a pass to Nathan Horton, who feathered the puck across to Lucic for an AP photo easy wrist shot from the slot in The Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad (20) celebrates with Marian front of Crawford. Hossa (81) and Jonathan Toews (19) after scoring a goal during the

See HAWKS, page B4

second period of Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final at the United Center.

DEKALB FOOTBALL

Monica Maschak – mmaschak@shawmedia.com

DeKalb football coach Matt Weckler introduces the coaching staff to community members Wednesday at a meet-and-greet for the DeKalb football coaching staff at River Heights Golf Course in DeKalb.

Weckler, staff set to change culture By STEVE NITZ snitz@shawmedia.com DeKALB – There were times after Matt Weckler was named DeKalb’s football coach when he was laughed at after introducing himself around the school. Students couldn’t believe he would take the coaching job at a program that has made the playoffs just once – 2010 – since 1989. What Weckler wants to do is change the culture at the school. He wants it to be a program kids want to play at, where the playoffs are an expectation.

More online For a video interview with DeKalb’s Jasmine Brown - log on to Daily-Chronicle. com/dcpreps. Wednesday night at River Heights Golf Course, Weckler introduced his staff, a staff he hopes can help change the culture. “Our thing is to change the atmosphere of DeKalb High School

athletics, make it more of a community thing and community-driven,” Weckler said. “We want to get the community to want DeKalb athletics to be good and to push kids to participate.” Weckler’s entire football staff of offensive coordinator Tyler Bell, defensive coordinator Dan Smaha, Tyrone Williams, Teyun Curtis and Dan Sanders is new. There aren’t any holdovers from last season’s staff under former coach Todd Hallaron, who was the interim coach for one year after Marty Sanders resigned in May 2012.

Smaha and Bell came with Weckler from Belvidere, as did freshman coach Bob White. Smaha coached with Weckler the past four seasons at Belvidere. “I believe in what coach Weckler stands for, what he implemented as far as when we were at Belvidere,” Smaha said. “If I didn’t believe in what he was doing, I wouldn’t have came down here to help him when he asked me to come down. He has the kids’ best interests in mind, the communities’ best interest in mind. He’s going to do good things here.”

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REDS 2, CUBS 1

Cubs let another lead slip away The ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO – The Cubs got another strong outing from a starting pitcher. They wasted it again. Travis Wood gave up two runs and four hits in seven innings, but Cincinnati’s Mike Leake outpitched him and the Reds beat the Cubs, 2-1, Wednesday. “It’s frustrating because it’s the same game,” Cubs manager Dale Sveum said. “Starting pitchers pitchAP photo ing into the seventh inning, The Reds’ Devin Mesoraco (39) is doubled up at second as the Cubs’ quality starts. And we’re not Starlin Castro fires to first for a double play during the ninth inning having quality at-bats on an everyday basis. We’re not getWednesday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs lost, 2-1.

Next for the Cubs Cincinnati at Cubs, 1:20 p.m. today, CSN, AM-720 ting three, four, five quality at-bats from the guys going up there on a daily basis.” Wood (5-5) gave up Todd Frazier’s solo home run in the seventh that broke a 1-1 tie. Wood held the Reds hitless until Cesar Izturis’s two-out infield single in the fifth and tossed his 12th quality start in

13 games. The Cubs have dropped eight of 10 and they haven’t had more than six hits in any of their last six games. In their last five losses, they’ve scored seven runs total. “We try not to think about [the lack of run support],” Wood said. “We’re just out there trying to do all we can, help any way we can and out there supporting all our teammates.” Anthony Rizzo is hitting .156 over his last 10 games, during which he has five hits.

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SPORTS

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8SPORTS SHORTS

Daily Chronicle / Daily-Chronicle.com NBA

Bears’ Jennings, Melton to sign autographs in Genoa

FINALS (Best-of-7)

Bears defensive back Tim Jennings and defensive lineman Henry Melton will be signing autographs Saturday at Brett’s Run in Genoa. The cost of the session with both players is $39.95, with all profits being donated to the Brett Kubasiak Memorial Scholarship Fund. Brett’s Run is a 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. that winds through the streets of Genoa and starts at Genoa-Kingston High School. You can register at Tobinson’s Ace Hardware, GK Fitness Center and online at active.com. For more information, contact brettsrun@gmail.com.

Thursday San Antonio 92, Miami 88 Sunday Miami 103, San Antonio 84 Tuesday San Antonio 113, Miami 77, Spurs lead series 2-1 Today Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Sunday Miami at San Antonio, 7 p.m. Tuesday x-San Antonio at Miami, 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20 x-San Antonio at Miami, 8 p.m. x-if necessary

NHL FINALS (Best-of-7) Today Boston at Blackhawks (n) Saturday Boston at Blackhawks, 7 p.m. Monday Blackhawks at Boston, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 Blackhawks at Boston, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22 x-Boston at Blackhawks, 7 p.m. Monday, June 24 x-Blackhawks at Boston, 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 26 x-Boston at Blackhawks, 8 p.m. x-if necessary

NIU-Iowa game to be played in Big Ten Network Northern Illinois’ season opener at Iowa on Aug. 31 will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on the Big Ten Network, the Hawkeyes and BTN announced Wednesday. NIU and Iowa opened the 2012 season at Soldier Field, where the Hawkeyes handed NIU their only regular season loss, 18-17.

MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE

Blue Jays-Sox postponed because of storms CHICAGO – The game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the White Sox scheduled for Wednesday was postponed because of storms. The game was called early in the afternoon as severe weather was approaching. No makeup date was announced. The Blue Jays aren’t scheduled to play again at U.S. Cellular Field this season. This was the fourth home postponement for the Sox this season, the most since they had five home games called off in 2008. Toronto is scheduled to play at Texas on tonight. The Sox are off today and visit Houston on Friday night.

White Sox sign first-round pick Anderson CHICAGO – The White Sox said they have agreed to a deal with first-round draft pick Tim Anderson with a $2.164-million bonus. The team announced the agreement on Wednesday. A shortstop, Anderson was taken with the 17th pick in the draft. He was a first-team, NJCAA Division II All-American in 2013 at East Central Community College in Decatur, Miss., after leading the nation with a .495 average and 62 runs while finishing second with 41 stolen bases. He signed a letter of intent with Alabama-Birmingham before being drafted.

Nets hire former player Kidd as new coach The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jason Kidd as their coach, bringing the former star back to the franchise. Kidd just retired after his 19th NBA season and the Nets decided to hire him despite his lack of coaching experience. The move reunites Kidd with the franchise he led to consecutive NBA Finals in 2002-03, when they played in New Jersey. “Welcome home, Jason,” owner Mikhail Prokhorov said Wednesday in a statement.

Darvish 4 straight starts without win for Texas ARLINGTON, Texas – Yu Darvish has never been through a drought like this with the Texas Rangers. Even with a 2.28 ERA and 32 strikeouts added to his major league-leading total his last four starts, the ace from Japan doesn’t have a victory during that span. It is Darvish’s longest stretch in the majors without winning a game. “It hasn’t really affected me that much,” Darvish said through his translator. “I think I’ve done my job. Wins and losses you can’t really control.” – Staff, wire reports

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich (left) talks with guard Tony Parker during a practice Wednesday in San Antonio. The Spurs will face the Miami Heat today in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The Spurs have a 2-1 lead in the series.

NBA FINALS GAME 4: MIAMI AT SAN ANTONIO, 8 P.M. TODAY, ABC

James: ‘Something has to give’ By BRIAN MAHONEY The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO – Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66win regular season ever could. Any questions about LeBron James and the Heat were supposed to have been answered by now. He was too good to be taken out of games, his teammates too talented to go through long stretches where they weren’t contributing. But they didn’t resemble the league’s reigning powerhouse in Game 3, when the San Antonio Spurs handed them the third-worst beating in finals history in a 113-77 romp. They looked like the confused club from two years ago, when the finals last came to Texas. Another loss tonight and they’re on the verge of something much bigger than another finals failure. Lose this series, and the

“If us three don’t lead the charge, we’re not going to be NBA champions. Our teammates count on us, so we have to step up.” Dwyane Wade Miami Heat guard whole Big Three era might be a failure. “Something has to give [tonight],” James said Wednesday. “They have a championship pedigree. They have four [titles]. We have two. So something has to give. We’ll see what happens. We’ve been able to bounce back throughout adverse times throughout the season throughout the years that we’ve been together, these three years. We’ll see.” “We’ll see” is the approach the Spurs are taking with Tony

Parker, who has a mild hamstring strain. The team is calling the All-Star point guard day to day after he was hurt during Game 3 and had an MRI exam Wednesday. “I want to wait until tomorrow before I make a decision whether he should play or not,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “And obviously a lot of it will have to do with Tony, and what happens to him during the day, and how I think his play will affect our team, whether good or bad.” The Spurs didn’t need much from him Tuesday, when Danny Green and Gary Neal combined for 13 of the Spurs’ NBA Finals-record 16 3-pointers and Kawhi Leonard had 14 points and 12 rebounds, essentially playing James even. James had his practice jersey hanging over his back like a cape Wednesday, and he knows the Heat need him to be Super on Thursday.

And he insists that what he’s going to be. “As dark as it was last night, can’t get no darker than that, especially for me,” he said. “So, I guarantee I’ll be better tomorrow for sure.” He should, given that his 7-for-21 effort with no free throws was about as bad as the four-time MVP can play. But he came to Miami so he didn’t have to do it all, where a partnership with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh meant his days of having to carry teams were supposed to be over. But with Wade battling right knee pain for a while and Bosh mired in a slump, there has rarely been the vaunted three-man attack that was expected when they joined up in July 2010. “If us three don’t lead the charge, we’re not going to be NBA champions,” Wade said. “Our teammates count on us, so we have to step up.”

Barbs to run triple option Reds wins 12th straight at Wrigley • BARBS Continued from page B1 One thing Weckler is doing when it comes to practice is holding individual and fundamental drills with the entire program together before splitting up the varsity, sophomore and freshman teams. He’s also running the same system throughout the entire program, and is working to get the DeKalb Bengals involved as well. Offensively, the Barbs will be running the triple option, which is what Weckler ran at Belvidere.

The triple option revolves around running the ball with multiple backs and providing deception to confuse defenses. “Kids knew what it is,” Weckler said. “Terminology, by the time they get to the high school it was just getting better, doing the little things.” One thing Curtis, who came over from Genoa-Kingston, noted was the offense’s quick tempo. “I will say the tempo of the offense is through the roof,” he said. “I’ve never seen it work so well. The kids are real excited for football season.”

• CUBS Continued from page B1 “Personally it’s frustrating, but the whole team is frustrating even more,” Rizzo said. “One person can struggle, hopefully other people pick us up. The whole team is struggling right now. That’s probably the most frustrating part. We’re all in this together, it’s a battle. You just got to keep going.” Leake (6-3) gave up a second-inning home run off the bat of Nate Schierholtz for his only run and only allowed three hits total in eight inning, while striking out six and

walking one. With the threat of bad weather looming, Leake helped lead the Reds to a record 12th straight victory at Wrigley Field and the loss drop the Cubs to a season low 13 games under .500 and 7-21 against division rivals. “I think it’s going to test everyone’s character,” Rizzo said. “Yeah, we are far out of it and obviously we aren’t playing very well right now. It’s going to test everyone’s character and it’s going to be a grind. We’re just going to have to have fun. If you look out there, it doesn’t look like anyone’s having fun right now. We’re just going to have to pick each other up.”

AUTO RACING AT SYCAMORE SPEEDWAY SYCAMORE SPEEDWAY POINTS STANDINGS Super Late Models Name Town Pts. Charlie Olson Kingston 59 Jeff Kerley Elgin 54 Reno Markham Kirkland 47 Jay Brendle Kirkland 47 Chris Thielsen Elgin 40 Pete Hatch Maple Park 36 Jason Kruse LITH 36 Brian Albus Big Rock 32 Jeff LeSage Burlington 31 Matt Fabrizius DeKalb 27 Late Models Car No. Name Town Pts. 1. 70 DJ Markham Marengo 60 2. 20 Tim Ludke St. Charles 56 3. 38 Greg Hancock Gilberts 52 4. O2 Matt McCain Aurora 40 5. 10 Jordan Jackowiak DeKalb 37 6. 46 Rick Walters Elgin 36 7. 54 Cory McKay St. Charles 34 8. 44 Kathleen O’Shields St. Charles 26 9. 2 Chad Puffer Sycamore 25 10. 71 Austin Runge Lake Zurich 21 Spectator Car No. Name Town Pts. 1. 56c Scott Vetter Union 8 2. 95x Ryan Decker Palatine 7 T-3. 74x Chris Ricker Kingston 6 T-3. 29 Michael Brancecum South Elgin 6 5. 4c Mike Cunz Cortland 5 6. 49t Ryan Harrington Genoa 4 T-7. 92 Eddie Brown Sandwich 3 T-7. 69 Chris Newman St. Charles 3 Powder Puff Car No. Name Town Pts. 1. 92J Mallory Jackson St. Charles 32 2. 29 Cortney Brancecum St. Charles 18 3. 73j Linda Sparks Belvidere 12 4. 10 Mickee Runge Lake Zurich 7 5. 66x Megan Decker Palatine 5 6. 34c Starr Roach Genoa 4 Compact Car No. Name Town Pts. 1. 42 Tadd Reiter Waterman 21 Car No. 1. 28 2. 13 T-3. 20jr T-3. 15 5. 44 T-6. 25 T-6. 47 8. 23 9. 12 10.

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Randy Ellis Belvidere Matt Schuch St. Charles 1st 25 lap feature 1st 11 Randy Ellis Belvidere 2nd 95x Ryan Decker Palatine 3rd 53T Matt Schuch St. Charles 4th 71C Michael Lindsey Aurora 5th 56C Scott Vetter Feat A Winner: 69 Chris Newman St. Charles Feat B Winner: 85J Tony Schnupp Lee Demo Speciality Mini Van / Full 2nd 66x Jerry Decker Palatine 3rd 95x Ryan Decker Palatine SATURDAY’S RACE RESULTS Super Late Models Race Car No. Name Town Fast Time 28 Charlie Olson Kingston Trophy Dash 20JR Reno Markham Kirkland Heat 1 25 Pete Hatch Maple Park Heat 2 27 Hal Davis Sheridan Heat 3 13 Jeff Kerley Elgin Semi Feat 27 Hal Davis Sheridan Feature 1st 47 Jason Kruse Lake in the Hills 2nd 13 Jeff Kerley Elgin 3rd 28 Charlie Olson Kingston

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Jerry Vance Hickory Hills Mitch Hendry Maple Park Scott Langer Woodstock Late Models Race Car No. Name Town Fast Time 0 Danny Markham Marengo Trophy Dash 38 Greg Hancock Gilberts Heat 1 46 Rick Walters Elgin Heat 2 80 Steve Cornett Lake in the Hills Feature 1st 10 Jordan Jackowiak DeKalb 2nd 70 DJ Markham Marengo 3rd 20 Tim Ludke St. Charles 4th 38 Greg Hancock Gilberts 5th 46 Rick Walters Elgin 6th 44 Kathleen O’Shields St. Charles 7th OO Danny Markham Marengo 8th 2 Chad Puffer Sycamore 9th O2 Matt McCain Aurora 10th 80 Steve Cornett Midgets Trophy Dash Race Car No. Name Town Heat 1 53 Aaron Schuck Heat 2 83 Patrick Burns Champaign Feature 1st 21 Kurt Mayhew Indiana 2nd 53 Aaron Schuck Joliet 3rd 9 Scott Koerner Joliet

Central Division W L Pct Detroit 36 28 .563 Cleveland 31 33 .484 Kansas City 30 33 .476 Minnesota 29 33 .468 White Sox 28 35 .444 East Division W L Pct Boston 41 26 .612 New York 37 27 .578 Baltimore 37 29 .561 Tampa Bay 35 30 .538 Toronto 28 36 .438 West Division W L Pct Texas 38 26 .594 Oakland 39 27 .591 Seattle 29 37 .439 Los Angeles 28 38 .424 Houston 22 44 .333

GB — 5 5½ 6 7½ GB — 2½ 3½ 5 11½ GB — — 10 11 17

Wednesday’s Results Toronto at White Sox, ppd., rain L.A. Angels 9, Baltimore 5 Kansas City 3, Detroit 2, 10 innings Boston 2, Tampa Bay 1 Cleveland at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Minnesota 4, Philadelphia 3 N.Y. Yankees at Oakland (n) Houston at Seattle (n) Today’s Games N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 6-5) at Oakland (J.Parker 5-6), 2:35 p.m. Boston (Doubront 4-3) at Baltimore (Gausman 0-3), 6:05 p.m. Kansas City (E.Santana 4-5) at Tampa Bay (Hellickson 4-2), 6:10 p.m. Toronto (Rogers 1-2) at Texas (Darvish 7-2), 7:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Lee 7-2) at Minnesota (Correia 5-4), 7:10 p.m.

NATIONAL LEAGUE Central Division W L Pct St. Louis 42 23 .646 Cincinnati 40 26 .606 Pittsburgh 39 26 .600 Milwaukee 27 38 .415 Cubs 25 38 .397 East Division W L Pct Atlanta 39 27 .591 Washington 31 32 .492 Philadelphia 31 35 .470 New York 24 36 .400 Miami 19 46 .292 West Division W L Pct Arizona 36 29 .554 Colorado 35 30 .538 San Francisco 33 31 .516 San Diego 32 34 .485 Los Angeles 28 36 .438

GB — 2½ 3 15 16 GB — 6½ 8 12 19½ GB — 1 2½ 4½ 7½

Tuesday’s Results Cincinnati 2, Cubs 1 San Diego 5, Atlanta 3 Pittsburgh 12, San Francisco 8 Milwaukee 10, Miami 1 N.Y. Mets 5, St. Louis 1 Minnesota 4, Philadelphia 3 Washington at Colorado (n) Arizona at L.A. Dodgers (n) Today’s Games Cincinnati (Latos 6-0) at Cubs (Samardzija 3-7), 1:20 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 9-3) at N.Y. Mets (Harvey 5-0), 12:10 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 2-4) at Colorado (Francis 2-4), 2:10 p.m. San Francisco (M.Cain 4-3) at Pittsburgh (Morton 0-0), 6:05 p.m. Philadelphia (Lee 7-2) at Minnesota (Correia 5-4), 7:10 p.m.

Colorado signs No. 3 draft pick Gray DENVER – The Colorado Rockies signed pitcher Jonathan Gray on Wednesday. Gray, selected third overall last week out of Oklahoma, arrived in Denver on Tuesday and the sides completed the contract a day later. He attended a news conference at the ballpark before Colorado played the Washington Nationals, shook hands with star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and in the middle of the third inning was introduced to the crowd on the video board, answering a rousing welcome with a smile and a wave. Gray said he was glad the deal was done so he could turn his attention to beginning his professional career. He is the highest 2013 draft pick to sign so far – the righthander was chosen after Stanford pitcher Mark Appel (Houston Astros) and San Diego third baseman Kris Bryant (Cubs). – Wire report


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Cutting up the Open with a butter knife ARDMORE, Pa. – On a quiet day and on a relatively empty course for practice rounds, just about every player at Merion stops at the plaque in the 18th fairway that commemorates Ben Hogan hitting 1-iron into the 18th green in the 1950 U.S. Open. To see such a landmark in golf history, players are inspired to try to duplicate the shot. But this is no longer an option. Good luck finding a player who even carries a 1-iron. And the shot Hogan hit, which the USGA estimates to be 213 yards, is no longer a 1-iron. Graeme McDowell hit a 3-hybrid, conceding that Hogan would probably roll in his grave. There was a time when several players carried the club known as the “butter knife.” Finding memorable shots in the U.S. Open is not that easy. Here are five shots with the 1-iron that stand out: 5. JOHN DALY REACHES THE UNREACHABLE PAR 5 The legend of the 17th hole at Baltusrol was that no one could reach the 630-yard hole in two shots. Baltusrol had not seen the likes of John Daly in the 1993 U.S. Open. Fans and volunteers kept telling Daly they wanted to see him reach the green in two, though that could only happen if Daly hit his tee shot in the fairway. He finally managed in the second round on Friday. Daly blasted his tee shot, leaving him about 287 yards up the hill. He smashed his 1-iron – Daly didn’t carry a 3-wood back then – and the ball landed in the thick rough between a pair of bunkers, bounced a couple of times and rolled across the green. He shot 68 that day, though he would not be a factor the rest of the week. No matter. Daly desperately wanted to prove he could reach the 17th in two, and he said he told his caddie, “We may not play good, but at least we’ll make history.” 4. JACK NICKLAUS AT BALTUSROL Jack Nicklaus was leading Arnold Palmer going to the par-5 18th at Baltusrol in the 1967 U.S. Open, but more was at stake than beating Palmer again in the U.S. Open. Nicklaus needed a birdie on the last hole to break Hogan’s U.S. Open scoring record of 276 in 1948. It didn’t start out very well. Nicklaus pulled his tee shot into thick rough and had to pitch back out to the fairway. That left him 238 yards away from a thin lie in the fairway, up the hill to the green. He chose a 1-iron, and the shot was so true that Nicklaus took a couple of steps toward the hole when he hit it. The crowd told him the rest. The ball settled just over 20 feet from the hole, and Nicklaus made the putt for a closing 65 and a four-shot win over Palmer. 3. NICKLAUS AT PEBBLE BEACH If not for the famous photo of Hogan, what Nicklaus did in 1972 at Pebble Beach might be the most memorable 1-iron struck in U.S. Open history. Because it struck the flag. Nicklaus was never out of the lead after every round that week at Pebble, and in the tough wind off the Monterey Peninsula, his 72 in the third round gave him the outright lead. He was comfortably ahead going to the par-3 17th, though it was no picnic. The wind was ripping hard into his face. Nicklaus pulled out his 1-iron and would have been content to be in the front bunker. Here’s where the shot is even more amazing – Nicklaus had to make an adjustment in the middle of his swing because he felt the club slight off line. It struck the flag, and Nicklaus went on to a 74 for a three-shot win and his third U.S. Open title. 2. HOGAN AT MERION Sixteen months after the car accident that nearly killed him, Hogan was on the cusp of an amazing comeback. He was in control of the final round in the 1950 U.S. Open at Merion. He was two shots ahead when he three-putted the 15th for a bogey, and then found a bunker off the tee on the par-3 17th and failed to save par. Suddenly, he was tied for the lead with Lloyd Mangrum and George Fazio, who already had finished the final round. He would need a par on the tough 18th just to join them. The final day was 36 holes, and Hogan hit such a good drive in the morning third round that he needed only a 6-iron. But with his legs battered and swollen on his 36th hole of the day, his tee shot couldn’t catch the slope of the hill, leaving him about 213 yards. He was between a 4-wood and a 1-iron, and he went with the 1-iron. Hogan reached the green, about 40 feet away, and two-putted for par to get into the playoff. He won the next day. 1. IRON BYRON WINS HIS ONLY OPEN The record shows Byron Nelson winning his only U.S. Open in 1939 at Philadelphia Country Club after two 18-hole playoffs. Denny Shute was eliminated after the first 18, and Nelson shot 70 in the second playoff to beat Craig Wood by three shots. There are no photos of the most significant shot. The occasion wasn’t as heroic as when Hogan won across town at Merion 11 years later. But there is no denying the quality of Lord Byron’s shot. He took the lead in the second playoff with a birdie on the third hole. On the par-4 fourth, Nelson had 215 yards and hit a 1-iron that went into the cup for an eagle. Just like that, he had a big lead and was on his way to victory. – The Associated Press

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U.S. OPEN

Mystery of Merion starting to unfold By DOUG FERGUSON The Associated Press

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Matt Kuchar hits down the first fairway during practice Tuesday for the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa.

Kuchar could smile his way to Open title By TIM DAHLBERG The Associated Press ARDMORE, Pa. – He was the smiling kid with his dad on the bag in his first U.S. Open, eager to be himself and not the guy he was following. Matt Kuchar never expected to be the next Tiger Woods, mostly because even then he knew it wasn’t possible. Winning the U.S. Amateur a year after Woods recorded his third straight amateur title got him into the 1998 Open, but it would be a long time before the two were in the same conversation again. “I was never thinking because I won the amateur the year after Tiger that I was the next Tiger Woods,” Kuchar said. “That was never something that I thought about or thought I was going to follow the same path as Tiger. I knew I had a different path that was for me.” That path was rocky at times, but Kuchar never lost faith in his talent. He rebuilt his swing, found his way back on the PGA Tour after a brief hiccup, and started contending in tournaments.

Now he’s in another conversation this week at Merion Golf Club. He’s joined a select few as perhaps the best player who hasn’t won a major championship. “I don’t know that I’m quite in that talk yet,” Kuchar said Wednesday. “I know that a lot of people have been yelling out that they have got me in their pools and they’re picking me this week. But we hear a lot of that talk every week.” Perhaps Kuchar should start listening more. Coming off a win two weeks ago at Memorial – where his young son got a high five from host Jack Nicklaus when Kuchar won – he’s high on a lot of lists as a possible winner at this Open. That he’s not shying away from the talk says something about how confident he is about his game. “I feel like I’m playing some good golf,” Kuchar said. “I’m looking to continue to play good golf. Certainly a major championship, a U.S. Open, is one I’m geared up for. I’m looking forward to competing and trying to put my name on this trophy.”

U.S. OPEN NOTES

Your van is ready: Long ride to 1st tee at U.S. Open By JOSEPH WHITE The Associated Press ARDMORE, Pa. – It’s quite the ride from the driving range to the first tee at Merion, and that’s going to take some getting used to this week at the U.S. Open. “That’s an interesting challenge,” said Matt Kuchar, a two-time winner on the PGA Tour this year. “I think that there’s a number of people who like to go straight off the driving range, hitting that last tee ball and trying to envision them being on the first tee and replicating that same tee shot.” A 12-passenger van will shuttle the players, and Kuchar said the elapsed time from final practice swing to first competitive swing could be some 20 to 30 minutes. “I think the guys that have to rely less on timing in their golf swing will certainly fare better on the opening tee ball and first couple of holes,” Kuchar said. “The guys that are more relying on timing and have to come straight from the range quickly to the first tee to kind of be fresh and ready to go may struggle a little more.” USGA executive director Mike Davis said the rules allow for a player to avoid a

penalty or disqualification if a tee time is missed because of a breakdown in the shuttle service, but he’s not expecting any problems. “Ultimately,” Davis said, “it is the player’s responsibility to get to his first tee ground on time.”

Remembering happy days: After beating Jack Nicklaus in a playoff to win the U.S. Open at Merion in 1971, Lee Trevino famously quipped: “I love Merion, and I don’t even know her last name.” If a joke works, it’s worth repeating. “I’m still trying to figure out what her last name is,” Trevino said this week as he returned to the historic course. “I know I fell in love with her when I was here.” Trevino and David Graham, winners of the last two U.S. Opens at Merion, were among the featured guests at a champions dinner Tuesday night. They found the place to be the same, yet different. “Our [news] conference, when Nicklaus and I were here, was on a bench in the locker room,” Trevino said while meeting with reporters in the expansive media tent, one of the modern-day necessities shoehorned into the relatively intimate confines of the suburban Philadelphia golf club.

ARDMORE, Pa. – The affection was genuine. Even better was beating Jack Nicklaus in a playoff. So when Lee Trevino got his hands on that U.S. Open trophy in 1971, the guy who never lacked for one-liners gushed, “I love Merion, and I don’t even know her last name.” For this generation of stars, Merion is more like a blind date. No other course with four U.S. Opens had to wait such a long time – 32 years – for another chance to test the world’s best players. Even with Tiger Woods back to No. 1 and winning at a ridiculous rate, so much of the talk at this major championship has been about Merion. For years, it was considered too small to handle such a big tournament and the big hitters with their modern equipment. And with soft greens from more than 6 inches of rain in the last week, the question is whether the course will yield the kind of scores rarely seen at the toughest test in golf. The mystery of Merion will start to unfold today. “It’s been how long, 32 years? And with all the technology since then?” Steve Stricker said as he headed to the first tee Wednesday for one last practice round. “Someone asked me the other day about someone shooting a 62. And what I wanted to say was, ‘You’re crazy.’ But you just don’t know. We don’t know what’s going to happen. And in a way, that’s kind of cool.” Not so cool was the weather expected for the opening

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Tiger Woods hits out of a bunker on the 17th hole during Wednesday’s practice for the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pa. round. Merion already took a beating last Friday when more than 3 inches of rain sent water over the edges of some bunkers and left small streams on fairways and greens. More rain on Monday caused the course to be closed three times. The forecast called for increasing clouds, gusts and showers this morning, with stronger storms likely to arrive around noon. “Sure, we want it firm and fast,” USGA vice president Thomas O’Toole said Wednesday. “We happen to play a sport that’s played outdoors. We received significant rain over the last week, and some tell us that we’ll have even more significant rain tomorrow. So it’s not a perfect world. It’s not a perfect game. But we take what we’re dealt with.” Whether a golf course is big or small, soft greens typically are a recipe for low

scores. Then again, Merion is not a typical golf course. It measures 6,996 yards on the scorecard – the shortest of any major championship in nine years – and has a stretch of seven holes in the middle that are short even by yesterday’s standards. Compare those holes with the scorecard from when Ben Hogan won the 1950 U.S. Open at Merion, and four of those holes were actually longer by a few yards in Hogan’s day. Players typically reach for the wedge to chip out of the rough around the greens at the U.S. Open. At Merion, they could be hitting wedge into the green for their second shot on at least six holes. That’s what has caused all the clamor about low scores. And with the rain, it’s reminiscent of how Congressional was vulnerable two years ago, when Rory McIlroy shattered U.S. Open scoring records at 16-under 268.


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HAWKS NOTES

Blackhawks replace speed with muscle By TOM MUSICK tmusick@shawmedia.com CHICAGO – Brandon Bollig could have pouted or complained during his five-week stint as a healthy scratch between playoff games. Instead, the Blackhawks’ forward smiled and waited for his next opportunity. “You just have to stay ready when you’re in my position,” Bollig said. “You never know what’s going to happen. You never know when you’re going to get that call.” That call came Wednesday. The Hawks inserted Bollig into the lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, marking the enforcer’s first action since May 5 against the Minnesota Wild. Bollig replaced speedy but struggling forward Viktor Stalberg, who entered the series with no goals, three assists and a minus-1 rating in 15 playoff appearances. Hawks coach Joel Quenneville said Bollig (6-foot-2, 223 pounds) provided a physical fourth-line presence against the Bruins. In 25 regular-season games, Bollig registered zero points and 51 penalty minutes while protecting his teammates. “We want him to play hard, smart, within the whistles,” Quenneville said. “Bring that element.” It’s official: Stephen Walkom will not play a role in the Stanley Cup Final. Walkom, who waved off Niklas Hjalmarsson’s potential game-winning goal late in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals, was not one of four referees selected to work the final round between the Hawks and Bruins. The referees who worked Game 1 were Chris Rooney

(second Stanley Cup Final) and Brad Watson (seventh). Two other referees also were selected to work games during the series: Dan O’Halloran (sixth) and Wes McCauley (first). The linesmen assigned to the Stanley Cup Final were Shane Heyer (third), Brian Murphy (sixth), Pierre Racicot (seventh) and Jay Sharrers (seventh). Thin ice: The Hawks developed an intense rivalry with the Phoenix Coyotes during a six-game playoff series last season. That might have marked the Hawks’ last postseason trip to Phoenix. “It’s possible the team won’t play there next year,” Bill Daly, the NHL’s deputy commissioner, said before Game 1. “Look, we’re in the short strokes in Phoenix now. The ownership group we’ve negotiated a deal with has been negotiating with the city of Glendale. I think everybody knows what’s on the table and I think the puck pretty much is in the city of Glendale’s end right now.” Honest athlete: After the Boston Bruins drafted young forward David Krejci in 2004, the Czech Republic native was asked about joining an Original Six franchise. Krejci had no idea what that meant. “I never knew it started with six teams,” Krejci said this week before the start of the Stanley Cup Final. “I grew up watching it when it was, I don’t know, 28 [teams]. … “But I’ve been on the Bruins for a long time now. I’ve met some awesome hockey players like Bobby Orr, Ray Bourque, Cam Neely, John Bucyk. I’ve learned over the past few years about the history of the Bruins. I’m happy I can be part of the Bruins.”

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Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) and Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) collide during the first period Thursday of Game 1 in the Stanley Cup Final at the United Center.

Power play still haunting Hawks in playoffs • HAWKS Continued from page B1 Lucic struck again just 51 seconds into the second period with another wrist shot after Hjalmarsson gambled along the boards and fell, allowing Boston to break in. The Hawks started to come on strong after that. The Hawks got on the board just over two minutes later when rookie Brandon Saad scored his first goal of the playoffs. He carried the puck down the ice but was bumped off it in the left corner of the Boston zone. Marian Hossa recovered it and fed Saad in the slot, making it 2-1 and bringing the sell-

out crowd to their feet. The Hawks’ momentum came screeching to a halt on a power play – make that a two-man advantage – midway through the second. A big issue during the regular season, it continues to haunt the Blackhawks in the playoffs. They came in 7 for 51 on the power play – 12th among the 16 playoff teams – and that number took another hit when they couldn’t convert a five-on three advantage, Horton got called for interference at 7:37 and the Bruins were whistled for having too many men on the ice at 8:20, but the Hawks came away empty. Before Saad’s tally, Rask

had not given up a goal in 149:36 and he saved 36 shots through the first three periods for the Bruins, who are seeking their second title in three years. Crawford made 22 stops in regulation for the Hawks, back in the finals for the first time since their championship run three years ago, didn’t get much going in this one. Not since the Montreal Canadiens knocked off the New York Rangers in five games in 1979 had Original Six teams played for the championship. But both these teams have been here, done that, with the Hawks winning it all in 2010 and Boston taking the cham-

pionship the following season. For the Hawks, it was a long climb back. The buzzer had barely stopped ringing after Patrick Kane scored the winning goal against Philadelphia to end a 49-year championship drought when the bulldozer hit the Hawks. Salary cap issues forced the Hawks to part with a long line of supporting players, and the result was back-toback first-round playoff losses. But things sure came together this year. From a 24game points streak to start to capturing the Presidents’ Trophy at the end, no team dominated like the Hawks during the regular season.


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DeKalb Municipal Band opens season with new conductor

“To perform at a high level is very fun,” Balika said. “It’s an honor to do that for the community.” s Kirk Lundbeck stepped out of his Band member Sue Huhta, who plays the car preparing to conduct his first French horn, said being in the band for 45 DeKalb Municipal Band perforyears has become a lifestyle for her. mance of the season, he had one “I wouldn’t know what to do with my person on his mind: Dee Palmer. summers without playing in the band,” she This summer is Lundbeck’s first full said. season replacing Palmer as the band’s direcThis summer, Lundbeck said he is tor since Palmer’s death in 2011. Before each working to incorporate newer music that concert, Lundbeck said he audiences will be more recalls everything Palmer familiar with. Some of the taught him over the years as If you go performances also will have a friend and mentor. themes to them. “He’s a very important For the June 25 concert, What: DeKalb Municipal Band part of me,” Lundbeck said. Lundbeck said he plans to concerts “It’s an honor to stand on have a “star-gazing” theme, Where: Hopkins Park band shell, that stage as his replaceduring which the band will 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb ment, but he’s there with me play numbers from movies When: 8 p.m. Tuesdays through every week.” such as “Star Trek,” “The Aug. 20 and July 4 The DeKalb Municipal Rocketeer” and “E.T. the Admission: Free Band kicked off its 159th Extra-Terrestrial.” After the summer concert season at performance, telescopes will the band shell in Hopkins be available for guests to Park this week with hundreds of guests in look at the stars more closely. attendance. The band, comprised of about 55 Lundbeck said the audience plays a critimusicians, has become an annual tradition cal role in the success of the band, which is in the community since its formation in 1854. why he constantly solicits feedback about It is known as one of the oldest bands in the music they want to hear. country that has performed continuously “That’s what I’m shooting for,” he said. every year, even through wars and the Great “I want to please every audience member at Depression. least once during the show.” For many band members, including tromAlthough Lundbeck has been modernizbonist Dave Balika, the DeKalb Municipal ing some of the music and working to expand Band has played a significant role in their the band’s presence in the area, he said he lives. Balika has been in the band for more plans to maintain the integrity and tradithan 20 years. tional performances of the band that Palmer “I love playing in the band,” he said. “If established many years ago. He said Palmer you ask anybody in there, they love playing.” is the reason why the band is so special to The band has become a family affair for the community today. Balika who has two sons, Brian and Brett, “They came to see Dee and I hope they who perform with him in the band every keep coming back to see me and the rest of week. He said he enjoys being able to bring the band,” he said. “It’s such a great organiquality music and entertainment to audiences. zation and such an icon in the community.”

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Dave Peterson plays his tuba during a performance of the DeKalb Municipal Band at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Hopkins Park on Tuesday. The band kicked off its 159th season this week. ABOVE: Director Kirk Lundbeck conducts his first DeKalb Municipal Band concert of the season. This summer is Lundbeck’s first full season replacing Dee Palmer as the band’s director since Palmer’s death in 2011.

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Fly the flag

Friday is Flag Day, a day to proudly display your American flag(s). The holiday is held on June 14 every year, the anniversary of the day the flag was adopted in 1777 by the Second Continental Congress. Some towns will be holding parades or other special events to mark Flag Day, so check around for listings.

At the movies The big movies opening this week are “Man of Steel,” the PG-13 Superman franchise reboot starring Henry Cavill, STAGE STAGE Stage Coach Players’ “Shrek The Musical”: 7:30 p.m. June 13 to 15, 2 p.m. June 15 and 16, Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb. www.stagecoachers. com. PR Productions’ “All Shook Up”: 7 p.m. 14 and 15, 2 p.m. June 16, Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St., Sandwich. Musical inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley. Tickets: $12, adults; $10, students and seniors, at www.wewantpr. com/tickets.html or 888-3950797. Performing Arts Academy’s “On Broadway”: 6 p.m. June 15, Egyptian Theatre, 135 N.Second St., DeKalb. Tickets: $18.50 at www.egyptiantheatre.org. Information: 815-901-7653 or www. sycamoreballet.com. Wooden Box Theater’s Grateful Dead Nite: 4:45 p.m. June 30, The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. Admission: $6. Semi-formal dress code. All-ages show. www.thehouse-

Amy Adams, Michael Shannon and Russell Crowe; and “This Is The End,” an R comedy starring Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Paul Rudd and a host of other celebs.

Celebrate Dad Sunday is Father’s Day, so don’t forget to get Dad something special! If you can’t think of any gift ideas, take Dad out on his special day to do something he loves (e.g., a ballgame or hiking).

cafe.net. Stage Coach Players’ “Red Herring”: 7:30 p.m. July 11 to 13 and July 18 to 20, 2 p.m. July 21, Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb. www.stagecoachers.com. Stage Coach Players’ “Company”: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 8 to 10 and Aug. 15 to 17, 2 p.m. Aug. 11 and 18, Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb. www. stagecoachers.com. Stage Coach Players’ “The Lion in Winter”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12 to 14 and Sept. 19 to 21, 2 p.m. Sept. 22, Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb. www. stagecoachers.com. Stage Coach Players’ “Rope”: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 to 12 and Oct. 17 to 19, 2 p.m. Oct. 20, Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb. www.stagecoachers. com. Stage Coach Players’ “Annie”: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 to 9 and Nov. 14 to 16, 2 p.m. Nov. 10 and 17, Stage Coach Theatre, 126 S. Fifth St., DeKalb. www.stagecoachers.com.

Sunday also is Bloomsday, a holiday that has become a sort of St. Patrick’s Day 2, and many Irish pubs will be celebrating all weekend long – and perhaps with some specials for dads. The holiday is based on James Joyce’s novel “Ulysses” and its main character, Leopold Bloom. If there aren’t any public gatherings planned, why not hold your own Irish fest?

and 28, 921 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. Screening of “Song of the Pioneer” at 1 p.m. June 9, July 14 and July 28. Presentation on 19th century Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Development in DeKalb at 1 p.m. June 23. Admission: $4, adults; free, children younger than 14. www. gliddenhomestead.org. Art at Ellwood & Ice Cream Social: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 4, Ellwood House grounds, 509 N. First St., DeKalb. Features more than 30 artist booths, tours of the Ellwood mansion, a performance by Patchouli, a concert by the DeKalb Municipal Band and the Garden Club show. www.ellwoodhouse.org. MUSIC MUSIC

Finals fever Game 5 of the NBA Finals is Sunday at 7 p.m. on ABC, and Game 2 of the NHL Finals is Saturday at 7 p.m. on NBCSN. If you’re looking for other sports action, baseball has a full slate of games, and soccer is in action as well.

ART ART Cory J. Cravatta art exhibition: through July 1, Corner Grill on Main, 137 W. Main St., Genoa. Raffle of original drawings of Tim Jennings and Henry Melton on June 15. Raffle benefits Brett Kubasiak Scholarship Fund. 815784-2233. Richard Beard Art Exhibition: though June 28, The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. Memorial exhibition of postretirement paintings. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 815-758-0313. dan@dekalbgallery.com. “Play: Stories, Mementos and Fun”: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, Sycamore History Museum, 1730 N. Main St., Sycamore. Exhibition explores leisure moments and how we remember them through stories, objects and experiences. Admission: $5 a person, free for members and children younger than 14. www.sycamorehistory. org. 815-895-5762 History/memories of DeKalb Ag:

– More Content Now 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays or by appointment, Nehring Gallery, 111 S. Second St., Suite 204, DeKalb. Free. www. dekalbalumni.org, 815-757-5959, 815-757-0462 or 815-758-3635. COMEDY COMEDY

REGIONAL Zanies Comedy Night Club – St. Charles: Various dates at Pheasant Run Resort, 4050 E. Main St. Visit www.stcharles.zanies.com for acts, prices and showtimes. 630-584-6342. EVENTS

EVENTS Swing Dancing in DeKalb: 7 to 11 p.m. June 18, The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. No partner needed; casual dress, leather-soled shoes recommended. $5 admission includes lesson. Food and beer/wine available for purchase. www. BarbCitySwing.com. Railroading at the Glidden Homestead: June 23, July 14

Sycamore Park District’s Summer Concert Series: 7 p.m. Thursdays, Good Tymes Shelter, Sports Complex, 4335 S. Airport Road, Sycamore. Free. Bring a chair or blanket and picnic supplies. Food and beverages available for purchase. 815-8953202. www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com. Schedule: June 13 - The Lisa Rene Band June 20 - Trio July 11 - Garage Orchestra July 18 - Dave Rudolf Beach Party July 25 - Chicago Soul Revue Aug. 1 - The Neverly Brothers Aug. 8 - Crazy Talk Gurler Folk Festival: Noon to 4:45 p.m. June 15, Gurler House, 205 Pine St, DeKalb. Free. Performance schedule: Noon to 12:45 p.m., Dave Balika and Friends; 1 to 2:45 p.m., Last Night’s Fun; 3 to 4:45 p.m., Truman’s Ridge. “Sister of the Wolf” benefit featuring First Jason and Killstone: 8 p.m. June 15, Otto’s DeKalb, 118 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. www.sisterofthewolf. com/support. DeKalb Municipal Band Concerts: 8 p.m. Tuesdays, June 11 to Aug. 20, Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb. Free. www.dekalbparkdistrict.com. Featured artists: June 18 - Bob Abel July 9 - Terri Crain-Goodman July 16 - Christine Monteiro July 23 - Cecelia Kafer July 30 - Zack Harris Aug. 6 - TBA Aug. 13 - Barb McCaskey

Aug. 20 - Maureen Christine Battle of the Bands: June 23, Good Tymes Shelter, 435 S. Airport Road, Sycamore. Hosted by Sycamore Park District. 815895-3202. ONGOING ONGOING Art Attack – School of Art in Sycamore: 215 W. Elm St. Classes for children and adults. www.sycamoreartattack.org or 815-899-9440. Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts: NIU Music Building, 400 Lucinda Ave., DeKalb. Classes in music, art and theater for children and adults. www.csa.niu.edu or 815753-1450. Bread & Roses women’s choral group rehearsals: 5:45 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb. www.breadandroseschorus.org. Indian Valley Community Band: 6 to 7:20 p.m. Mondays, Sandwich Middle School Band Room. Area musicians who enjoy playing for pleasure are invited; there are no auditions. Open Mic: 8 p.m. Mondays, sign-in at 7:30 p.m., The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. Bands and singers perform for 12 minutes. 815-787-9547. DeKalb Festival Chorus rehearsals: 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. Mondays, NIU Music Building. New singers invited. Call 630-453-8006 for an interview with conductor Jen Whiting. www.dekalbfestivalchorus.org. Kishwaukee Barbershop Harmony Singers rehearsals: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Congregational Church, 615 N. First St., DeKalb. Open to men of all ages. 815-895-5955 or 815899-8383. Prairie Echoes Chorus rehearsal: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 900 Normal Road, DeKalb. Singing, food, friendship and fun. Thursday Blues Nights: 8 p.m. first Thursday each month at The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb. “The Way” acoustic coffee house: 6 to 8:30 p.m. first Saturday each month, DeKalb Christian Church, 1107 S. First St. 815-758-1833 or tomndcc@ aol.com.

Review: Director doesn’t do Superman justice By JEFFREY WESTHOFF

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Shaw Media Oh Superman, what did you do to deserve Zack Snyder? When Snyder was handed “Man of Steel,” the latest attempt to launch Superman back into the blockbuster stratosphere, comic book fans feared the ADD-afflicted director of “300” and “Watchmen” was a bad match for the most stolid of superheroes. They were right. Snyder creates a jittery Superman movie with harsh, grainy photography and eardrum-cracking sound effects. The movie starts and ends as a thunderous alien-invasion picture in the Roland Emmerich/ Michael Bay vein. Superman is often dwarfed by special effects, a supporting player in his own movie. The shame of it is that Henry Cavill, the latest actor to squeeze into the blue and red costume, is winningly disarming the few times he is allowed to behave like the Superman we all know. Snyder and Warner Bros. can’t be blamed entirely for wanting to shake things up. The previous attempt to revive the character, 2006’s “Superman Returns” (with Brandon Routh wearing the cape) was doomed to blandness because director Bryan Singer envisioned it as a continuation of the Christopher Reeve era – 20 years after the fact. “Man of Steel” instead follows the trendy reboot strategy, retelling the origin story from 1978’s “Superman” in a grittier fashion and also loosely remaking 1981’s “Superman II.” The chief villain here, as in that first sequel, is General Zod (Michael Shannon), the insurrectionist from Superman’s home planet of Krypton. The early scenes of “Man of Steel” follow the early scenes of the 1978 movie in content. General Zod and his followers are imprisoned in the Phantom Zone for their crimes against Krypton. Meanwhile, Superman’s father, Jor-El (Russell Crowe), is certain Krypton will soon explode and makes plans to rocket his only begotten son, Kal-El, to safety on the faraway planet Earth. Jor-El selects Earth because atmospheric and solar differences will make Kal-El invulnerable and gifted with incredible strength and the ability to fly (or float or whatever,

Rating: PG-13 for intense sequences of science-fiction violence, action and destruction, and for some language Running time: 2 hours, 23 minutes Starring: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Russell Crowe

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This film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Henry Cavill as Superman in “Man of Steel.” I’ve never been clear on that). “He’ll be a god to them!” Jor-El declares with chilling certainty. Those standard elements of the Superman origin story are presented faithfully enough, but this version’s embellishments are bewildering. Apparently Snyder’s takeaway from the “Star Wars” prequels was that audiences can’t get enough of alien politics. Jor-El blames Krypton’s downfall on its policy of eugenics. No child has been born naturally for centuries, not until Jor-El and wife Lara (Eyelet Zurer) defied the government with baby Kal-El. If the other Kryptonians haven’t been procreating, they sure have been sublimating, because all their spaceships look like reproductive organs. Just as baby Superman is about to crash land in Kansas, the story unexpectedly jumps ahead to reveal Cavill as a fully grown, heavily bearded Clark Kent on a spiritual walkabout, roaming the country and anonymously saving people. Flashbacks reveal his formative years in Smallville with adoptive parents Jonathan and Martha Kent

(Kevin Costner and Diane Lane). Meanwhile, feisty Daily Planet reporter Lois Lane (Amy Adams) gets wind of the mysterious wandering savior and digs into the story, altering the nature of the Lois Lane-Superman relationship before they even meet. This is probably the film’s greatest departure from the character’s legend, but I would argue it is a change for the better. Lois emerges as smarter, more independent. Eventually Zod and his small army (not just the two co-conspirators from “Superman II”) arrive on Earth and threaten to wreak planetary havoc unless the son of Jor-El reveals himself. Even more debates about Kryptonian politics follow until Zod wreaks planetary havoc anyway, with boilerplate depictions of giant spaceships hovering over cities and causing skyscrapers to crumble. It’s been, what? almost a month since “Star Trek Into Darkness” wrought similar devastation. Here Snyder betrays his deep misunderstanding about what distinguishes Superman from other

superheroes and other big-budget summer extravaganzas. Superman movies shouldn’t be about mass destruction. They should be about a hero who prevents mass destruction. Other attempts to toughen up Superman’s mythos are more perverse. A young Clark Kent is terrified when he hits puberty and suddenly is bombarded by sounds and can see his friends’ internal organs as Snyder channels Dario Argento to depict super hearing and X-ray vision. Later Superman uses his heat vision to cauterize Lois’ stomach wound in a pointless moment that looks disturbingly like sexual assault. Screenwriter David S. Goyer (who worked on the story with Christopher Nolan, fellow architect of the “Dark Knight” trilogy) attempts to balance the darker side of the story by taking the usual symbolism of Superman as Christ figure and preaching it with the restraint of a 1980s televangelist. At least three times Superman holds his arms out in a crucifixion

pose. He mentions he has been on Earth for 33 years. The kicker arrives when Clark visits a church to ponder whether he should sacrifice himself to save mankind while over his shoulder a stained-glass Jesus agonizes over the same question in the Garden of Gethsemane. Goyer’s script comes across as a biblical text as well, filled with pompous declarations about the nature of Superman’s powers and his duty to lesser mortals. Characters don’t converse in “Man of Steel,” they state. The actors saddled with the most conspicuous speeches are Crowe, whose hologram continues to pop up like a genie, and Costner, who delivers about a dozen stiff lectures on morality. The 1978 movie sold the same message in one elegantly written scene where Glenn Ford tells young Clark he was put on Earth for a greater purpose than scoring touchdowns. Finding the traditional bright colors of comic book movies gauche, Snyder and cinematographer Amir Mokri desaturate everything to an ugly miasma of browns and greys. Avoid seeing this in 3-D because Snyder uses a handheld camera throughout, apparently hoping to induce motion sickness. Although nearly every production decision behind “Man of Steel” is too harsh, grim or heavy-handed for a hero as hopeful as Superman, the character himself survives untouched by his poisonous surroundings. With his square jaw and broad chest, Cavill projects the fundamental decency at the core of Superman without a trace of embarrassment. Cavill is quietly heroic in a noisy monster of a movie. He deserves a chance to play Superman with a better script and another director. Sadly, Goyer and Snyder already are booked for the sequel. Lex Luthor must be running the studio.


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Folk Music Fest at Gurler House on Saturday The sounds of bluegrass, jazz, and Celtic music will fill the air around the historical Gurler House from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. This summer marks the 12th annual Gurler Heritage Association Folk Music Fest on the shady lawn of the historic Gurler House, 205 Pine St., in DeKalb. The event will feature three free performances: Dave Balika & Friends playing hammered dulcimer, recorder and string bass (noon to 12:45 p.m.); Last Night’s Fun, an

eclectic Celtic group (1 to 2:45 p.m.); and Truman’s Ridge, Chicago-style bluegrass (3 to 4:45 p.m.). Kicking off the festival at noon, Dave Balika & Friends features Dave on hammered dulcimer, Lynn Cook on recorder and flute, Denny Vaupel on bass, and whoever else might show up. Last Night’s Fun performs traditional Celtic music and song. The band features local musicians performing a variety of early traditional music includ-

ing dance tunes such as reels, jigs, waltzes, hornpipes and vocal selections and ballads with interesting harmonies. Performances are upbeat, varied and enjoyable for all ages. Instrumentalists include fiddle, concertina, flute, fife, guitar, banjo, mandolin and bodhran. Headliners Truman’s Ridge play “lightning fast” bluegrass and gospel music with a Chicago style. The audience will be delighted bythe band’s take on traditional bluegrass. This

Sycamore-based group has been nominated in the 12th annual Independent Music Awards for their Celtic-inspired song, “Heather’s Gate.” In addition to the great group of performers, there will be a food tent featuring Chicago-style hot dogs, chips, home baked treats and cold drinks. This family-friendly open-air event is supported in part by a grant from the Mary E. Stevens Concert and Lecture Fund and sponsored by WNIJ public radio, with

additional support by Big John. The event is free and open to the public, although donations to support the historic house are appreciated. Commemorative buttons and T-shirts will be sold. Bring a blanket or chair and spend a musical afternoon on the shady lawn. In the event of rain, the event will be at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 158 N. Fourth St., DeKalb. For more information, call 815-7584897 or visit www.gurlerhouse.org.

Annex Theatre to stage ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

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Dancers from the Performing Arts Academy will perform “On Broadway” at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb.

Dancers perform ‘On Boadway’ The Performing Arts Academy will perform “On Broadway” at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb. “On Broadway” will transport audience members to the bright lights of New York City while students perform original choreography to the sounds of familiar classics such as “The Sound of Music,” “Cats,” “Sweet Charity,” “Hairspray” and many more. Costumes and lighting will set the mood for this enter-

taining performance. Dancers from the competition team will perform their pieces as well. The competition team consists of eight dancers from the school ranging in age from 8 to 16. The dancers will perform a variety of genres including jazz, lyrical and contemporary. The team did exceptionally well for their first season, taking home several overall high score placements and special awards. Tickets for “On Broad-

way” cost $18.50 and are available at www.egyptiantheatre.org. The Performing Arts Academy opened 10 years ago in DeKalb County and added a second location in Rochelle in 2010. The school concentrates on ballet technique, but offers classes in jazz, tap, contemporary, Pilates and now aerial dance. For more information on the dance school, call 815-9017653 or visit www.sycamoreballet.com.

Local youths will perform a shortened version of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this Friday and Saturday in the Black Box Theatre at DeKalb High School. The production is directed by Northern Illinois University theater student Christie Coran, who studied theater last fall in Russia at the Moscow Art Theatre School. “Studying in Russia was a turning point for me,” Coran said in a news release. “The theater there is very physical – there’s a vitality, a vividness, a strength to it. Every single moment is exciting and alive. And that was what I wanted these young actors to experience.” Coran adapted the script herself, shortening Shakespeare’s original text into an hour-long show. “I wanted our ‘Midsummer’ to be accessible to young audiences. I have such magical memories of seeing this play when I was little, and I wanted to offer that magic to the children of our community,” she said in the release. Coran is joined in co-directing the production with her brother, Calvin, who also is an

undergraduate theater student at NIU. The role of Oberon will be played by Alex Riley; and Titania, queen of the fairies, will by played by Izzy Hepker. Lysander will be played by David Boyer, and Matthew Johnson will play Demetrius. Olivia Holloway-Racine will play the role of Hermia, and Eliza Coran will play Helena. Gracia Watson will play the role of Philostrate, and Peter Quince will be played by Lauren Brazeau. The role of Theseus, Ruler of Athens, will be played by Clarke Doig, and Egeus the Mother of Hermia will be played by Brittany Moudy. The role of Nick Bottom will by played by Brooks Coran, and Thisby will be played by Marc Thompson. Sandra Brown will play Tom Snout, and the role of Changeling Child will be played by Maria HollowayRacine and Clara Coran. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the new DeKalb High School Black Box Theatre. Tickets cost $5 for children and $8 for adults, and are available at the door one hour prior to curtain. For more information, visitwww.annextheatrecompany.org.

Final performances of Elvis musical this weekend

Jason from ‘Friday the 13th’ to play show at Otto’s DeKalb Ari Lehman, the guy who played Jason in the horror classic “Friday The 13th” will perform with his band First Jason Saturday at Otto’s DeKalb as part of a show to benefit an upcoming movie to be filmed in DeKalb. Willy Adkins, president of Spook Show Entertainment and director of the film, is producing the Otto’s event and plans to incorporate many local people into the event who also are involved in the upcoming “Sister of the Wolf” film. Lehman will star as Anthony in the film Also scheduled to perform from Wisconsin is a the band Killstone, featuring actor Tom Lodewyck, who can be seen portraying the serial killer Carl Panzram in John Borowski’s award-winning documentary “Panzram, The Spirit of Hatred and Vengeance” on Netflix. Lodewyck also will star in “Sister of the Wolf” as Officer Daniels, a correctional officer gone bad. “Sister of the Wolf” is the story of two siblings, Wolf (Wolf McKinney) and Sara (Clarisse Behr), who both carry wounds of childhood trauma into their adult lives, which

leads them down very different roads. A vengeful, aggressive essence arisen from Wolf has led him to a death row prison sentence after conviction of murders. Absent of any remorse, his last days are spent isolated in daily tasks and locked in a cell. His only human interaction is limited to his sister, whose road has led her to work as a victim’s advocate. She spends her days helping everyone around her, including her brother and her mother. As Wolf and Sara become crossed within the plans of a sinister prison gang, their past ideals will be put to the ultimate test. As multiple lives hang in the balance, including their own, they must decide whether or not to make different choices in this gritty, challenging suspense thriller. The film is slated to begin production in DeKalb next month. Adkins has a indiegogo campaign to help raise funds to produce the film. To get involved, visit www.sisterofthewolf.com/support. For more information on Spook Show Entertainment, visit www.spookshowentertainment.com.

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Only three performances remain of “All Shook Up: the Elvis Presley Musical,” presented by PR Productions. Show times this weekend are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. All performances are at the Sandwich Opera House, 140 E. Railroad St. in Sandwich. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased at www.wewantpr.com or 888-395-0797. Tickets will be available at the door, based on availability. The production features 27 songs made famous by Elvis Presley, which have been inserted into a story highlighting love, relationships, personal growth, inspiration and a fair amount of comedy.

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Learn the signs of elder abuse to prevent it Dear Abby: Thank you for all you do to keep our seniors safe. Saturday, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. On that day, communities in the USA and all over the world will sponsor events to highlight the growing tragic issue of elder abuse. Your readers – young and old – should know that the U.S. Administration on Aging estimates that as many as 5 million seniors are abused or neglected each year in the United States. Elder abuse can be physical, emotional, financial and sexual. It also includes people who are neglected. Elders who are abused are twice as likely to be hospitalized, four times as likely to go into nursing homes and three times as likely to die. Elder abuse can be prevented if everyone would

DEAR ABBY Jeanne Phillips learn the warning signs and report it to Adult Protective Services or the police if they suspect it is happening. – Mary Twomey, MSW, University of California-Irvine Dear Readers: I was dismayed to learn that 90 percent of elder abuse happens at the hands of a family member or a caregiver. The descriptions of the kinds of treatment these elderly adults experience are frightening, and frankly, not suitable for readers of all ages. That is why I am urging readers to get more information on this important subject by visiting www. ncea.aoa.gov. We can all stop this

scourge if we know what to look for and are willing to speak up when we see the warning signs. There, but for the grace of God, go you and I. Dear Abby: I was married to a wonderful man, “Ted,” who was 20 years my senior. In social situations his adult children would introduce me as “Dad’s wife” or “Ted’s wife.” Sadly, my husband passed away, and his children no longer know how to refer to me socially. I was recently asked by Ted’s children how I wished to be introduced, but I’m not sure. I don’t think “stepmother” is appropriate because I’m only four to seven years older than they are. Do you have any ideas as to what might be appropriate? – “Marilyn” in New Jersey Dear “Marilyn”: You could be introduced as “Dad’s widow,”

“my late father’s wife” or simply by your name. Dear Abby: Some friends are in the process of adopting two children internationally. Early on, they had a garage sale with the proceeds going toward the adoption. I was excited for them and wanted to help. However, this was soon followed by more requests – for yard sale donations, two more garage sales, the “opportunity” to buy expensive coffee online, a fundraising dinner, and then a solicitation for me and others to provide a “virtual shower” of plane ticket money. Each time I am notified about another fundraiser, I feel less and less charitable. I have never been asked for money for the same thing in so many different ways in such a short time. While I’m thrilled with their desire

to adopt, I am increasingly disgusted and put off by their continued pleas for money. Am I wrong to be so upset about this? – A Little Ticked Off Dear Ticked Off: It appears your “friends” are taking advantage of your generosity. It will continue for only as long as you permit it. Because the requests for help are continuous, are you absolutely sure this couple is really in the middle of the adoption process and not using the money for some other purpose? Before donating anything else, you should find out.

• Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www. DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.

‘Prediabetes’ is wake-up call for life changes Dear Dr. K: I recently had some blood tests done, and my doctor told me I have “prediabetes.” What does this mean? Do I have diabetes or not? Dear Reader: Diabetes doesn’t usually appear all of a sudden. Many people have a long, slow, invisible lead-in to it called prediabetes. During this period, blood sugar levels are higher than normal. However, they’re not high enough to cause symptoms or to be classified as diabetes. It’s still possible at this stage to prevent the slide into full-blown diabetes. Think of prediabetes as a wake-up call. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic disease marked by high levels of sugar in the

ASK DR. K Anthony L. Komaroff blood. During digestion, carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars, primarily glucose. Glucose is an important source of energy for the body’s cells. But to provide energy to the cells, glucose needs to leave the blood and get inside the cells. Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, signals the cells to extract glucose from the blood. When levels of glucose in the blood rise (for example, after a meal), the pancreas produces

more insulin. That drives more glucose into the cells. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body’s cells do not react efficiently to insulin. As a result, not as much glucose is driven into the cells, and more stays in the blood. As glucose starts to build up in the blood, the pancreas makes extra insulin to maintain a normal blood sugar. The cycle escalates. Finally, the pancreas cannot keep up with the demand for more and more insulin. As a result, blood glucose levels remain elevated. Diabetes increases the chances of having a heart attack, stroke or other form of cardiovascular disease. It can lead to blindness, kidney

disease and loss of feeling in the legs. Fortunately, you have the opportunity to make changes that could keep you from ever going down that road. I recommend this three-part strategy to help stave off diabetes: • Modest weight loss. • Increased physical activity, such as walking 30 minutes a day. Even if it doesn’t help you to lose weight, the regular physical activity will reduce your risk of getting diabetes. • Choosing a healthy, wellbalanced diet that emphasizes fruit, vegetables, whole grains and lean protein. Not everyone with pre-

diabetes goes on to develop diabetes, but many do. You’ve gotten the warning. Now it’s up to you to respond. If you want to avoid getting diabetes, you can do more to protect yourself than your doctor can do for you. And the solutions are all “natural” – no medicines or medical procedures are necessary. These lifestyle changes are healthy for everyone, but especially for people like you who are at high risk for getting diabetes. No, it’s not easy to make the changes, but it’s a lot easier than living with the complications of diabetes.

• Visit www.AskDoctorK. com to read more.

Young couple has dispute over child’s name Dr. Wallace: This might sound trivial to you, but it is very important to me. I’m 20, married and expecting our first child, a son, in four months. My husband’s father’s name is Hector, and my husband wants to name our son Hector to honor his father who, by the way, is not worthy of any kind of honor. My father’s name is Harry, but I don’t like that name either. I’ve suggested that Hector could be our son’s middle name, but my husband won’t buy that. Names are important. I honestly think my

’TWEEN 12 & 20 Robert Wallace husband’s father suffered from low self-esteem because of his name. Be honest, would you have named your son Hector? Please tell my husband that Hector is out as a name. – Sue, Louisville, Ky. Sue: I was named Robert after my father. My son was named Robert after his grandfather and me. My wife gave her blessing to this. Since none of the mentioned

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TODAY – Be patient when it comes to your objectives and aims in the coming days. Your progress might be rather slow in the beginning, but with each passing month, your momentum will gradually increase. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) – You should be able to call the shots with excellent results. Just be sure to pick the right people for your team. CANCER (June 21-July 22) – Be your own person, striving to do your own thing. If you can work independently of others, you’ll be able to make significant progress. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) – Try to spend some time with very special friends. Certain events are occurring that will cement such bonds even further. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) – If you’re motivated by unselfish reasons, you can make some major achievements. When doing things for others, you’ll find yourself advancing your own causes as well. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) – What you say is likely to carry far more weight than usual, especially for a friend who is in dire need of encouragement. Devote as much time as possible to being this person’s booster. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) – You have two especially strong assets that can be utilized for profitable ends. The first one is your commercial instinct for what the public needs; the second is your knowledge of the market. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) – Don’t attempt to do everything single-handed today when you have plenty of others waiting to help. Besides, success is more likely when the effort to attain is collective. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) – Having plenty of time to play will not necessarily satisfy your restless nature. To assuage this uneasiness, you need to feel that you’ve accomplished something worthy. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19) – All work and no play could quickly put you in a rut. Keep your nose to the grindstone early on, so that you’ll have some time to do something relaxing later. PISCES (Feb. 20-March 20) – This is an excellent day to take care of deadlines. Fortunately, you’re a strong finisher, and you should be able to clean up some critical matters. ARIES (March 21-April 19) – If you’re feeling restless, why not get in touch with some old friends whom you haven’t seen or talked to in quite a while? It’ll be worth it. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) – Stay on top of arrangements that could add a sizeable amount to your resources. Plans that you are in the midst of developing could become quite meaningful.

Roberts are troublemakers, all is well in the Wallace family. If my father’s name was Hector, chances are that I would have been named Hector, Jr., and my son would have been named Hector III. I won’t convince your husband not to name his son Hector, but I would encourage him to take your suggestion and have Hector be his middle name. It’s not wise to upset a wife who is “expecting.” Dr. Wallace: Please settle this “friendly” family dispute. My older brother drinks about a half-gallon

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of milk every day. He only drinks whole milk and will not drink 2 percent or skim milk. I keep telling him that he would be better off not drinking whole milk, but he says that his football coach told the team that whole milk is nature’s best food, and since my brother is on the football team, he listens to his coach. I know that his coach is mistaken. Please “enlighten” him and his players. – Gina, Houston, Texas Gina: It’s true that milk is the “perfect” food, chock-full of proteins, carbohydrates,

BRIDGE Phillip Alder

vitamins and minerals, including calcium, but whole milk has a high fat content. So to set the record straight, skim is actually nature’s “perfect” food. It contains all the “good stuff” without any of the not-so-good stuff, namely fat. Shame on the coach for not knowing this. Or is it possible your brother is just telling you that the coach recommends whole milk? In any case, make sure the coach also reads my answer.

• Email Dr. Robert Wallace at rwallace@galesburg.net.

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Do not jump to beginnings Anna Quindlen, an author and journalist, said, “Life is not so much about beginnings and endings as it is about going on and on and on. It is about muddling through the middle.” Bridge deals, though, are about all of the tricks, the beginning, middle and end. One must be careful about jumping to conclusions at the beginning. In this deal, how should South play in three no-trump after West leads the spade eight? When North balances with two clubs, he may bid a couple of points lighter than he would have needed in second position. So when South advances, he should add a couple of points for his actions – hence two no-trump, not three notrump. But North, because he has a full-weight overcall, raises. Declarer starts with seven top tricks: one spade, three hearts, one diamond and two clubs. Obviously, the clubs will provide several extra winners. Also, because the spade queen can be established immediately, it looks natural for declarer to play low from the board at trick one. However, that could be fatal. East can win with his spade king and shift to diamonds. Then, when he gets in with his club trick, the defenders run the diamonds. (Yes, if South first cashes his major-suit winners, East will have to unblock diamonds, keeping a low card, but West’s carding should have made it clear to do that.) Instead, declarer should take the first trick with dummy’s spade ace and play a low club, covering East’s card as cheaply as possible to allow for a 4-0 split. Here, he wins with his five and must take at least 10 tricks.


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HUNTLEY

DRUG / DUI COURT ADDICTIONS THERAPIST Full-time position responsible for providing assessments and counseling to Drug/DUI Court participants. In addition develop partnerships with community service providers and serve as liaison to the Drug/DUI Court team. Master's degree in Behavioral Health, plus 40 hours clock hours of formal training and one year experience in the field of alcohol / substance abuse. Addiction Certification (CADC) required. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus. Supervision, psychiatric consultation, and training program offered. Competitive salary & benefit package. EOE. Minorities encouraged. Send resume to: Marilyn Stromborg mstromborg@dekalbcounty.org or FAX 815-895-1605 DeKalb County Drug/DUI Court 133 W State St Sycamore, IL 60178

HEAVY DUTY TRUCK TECHNICIAN Truck / Trailer Repair Center seeking experienced full-time Heavy Duty Truck Technician. Successful applicant must be able to efficiently & accurately diagnose & repair all malfunction breakdowns. 5+ years experience in field, basic computer skills, Mack truck or additional OEM certifications preferred. Valid drivers license, have own tools. Must be physically able to handle heavy parts, tools. We provide competitive wage, vacation, uniform, 401k, insurance. Send resume to: AXLE & EQUIPMENT SALES CO 1049 Paramount Parkway Batavia, IL 60510

LEGAL SECRETARY Law Office seeking a full-time energetic individual that would like to join a growing law practice as a Legal Secretary. This individual should have computer skills. The duties would include calendering appointments, word processing & direct secretarial support to attorneys. Salary commensurate on skills. Respond with resumes to: cjhlawgroup@gmail.com Restaurant

DAILY CHRONICLE CLASSIFIED

1013 Berkshire Ct.

SYCAMORE

1009 State Street

MULTI FAMILY SALE

2nd Annual North Grove Townhomes Garage Sale Thursday - Saturday June 13th - 15th 8am - 3pm

Loving mom will provide child care in my DeKalb home. 25 yrs. exp. TLC included. Full or part time. Call Jackie @ 815-517-1515

Paw Paw School District #271 has an opening for a part-time high school Spanish Teacher. The anticipated time block would be in the morning with a class starting prior to the start of the normal school day. The day would conclude by 11:00 a.m. unless extended time is needed for institutes, professional development and etc. a few times during the year. There are extracurricular opportunities available and possible internal subbing during the afternoon as needed. The first day will be August 12th with access to the school upon appointment to the position. Please contact Mr. Chuck Schneider, Principal, regarding the position at: cschneider@2paws.net or 815-627-2617 x203

DEL WEBB ESTATE SALE 13320 Honeysuckle Dr. Rte 47 to Del Webb Blvd, to Summer Ridge (L) to Honeysuckle (R). House on right.

Friday 6/14 & Saturday 6/15 9am to 4pm Mom's estate includes dining room sets, hutches, bookcases, tables, clothes, couches, kitchenware, holiday decor & artwork. TLC displayed - all must go.

WANTED - Male 29 or older to cut grass. Inquire within 1744 Pebblewood Ct., Sycamore, IL 60178. Come after 5:00pm.

ALWAYS INVESTIGATE BEFORE INVESTING ANY MONEY

Education

Contact the Better Business Bureau www.chicago.bbb.org - or Federal Trade Commission www.ftc.gov

NEWSPAPER DELIVERY CONTRACTORS WANTED Kirkland, Genoa & surrounding area. Early morning Monday through Saturday. 1 year contract. Call 815-756-4841 x 468, or toll-free 877-688-4841

RNs

ST CHARLES

4N059 Thornley Rd. (Off Rte 31 and Indian Mound Rd.) ANOTHER POTPOURRI ESTATE SALE! June 14th and 15th 10 AM to 4 PM *********************** Whole house filled with beautiful antiques and collectibles; oriental carpets. Oil Painting. For list of items and pix go to: potpourriestatesales.com

DEKALB

CORTLAND

Thurs 6-13 Fri 6-14 Sat 6-15

8am-4pm 9am-12noon 8am-4pm

Saturday 6/15 8-4

Estate Sale - HUGE - furniture, kitchen, kegerator, floral, and TONS more.

DEKALB

Thursday 8 - 4:30 Friday 8 - 4:30 Saturday 8 - Noon

227 Barb Blvd

HUNTLEY

Accuride Corp located in Rockford, IL is accepting resumes for experienced Mechanical or Electrical Machine Repair Tech disciplines. Responsibilities include troubleshooting CNC Honor Seiki Lathes, Kitamura Drills, or other mfg. equipment. Minimum 4 yrs related experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, PLC's, Fanuc Controls, welding. Must be willing to work overtime, off-shifts, and weekend hours. High School Diploma or equivalent required. Assessment testing will be administered, prior to placement. Offer competitive wages and benefits.

Submit resumes to the HR Dept via email to

hrgunite@gunite.com. In the subject line, candidates must indicate the following: TECHNICIAN 6-13

AWESOME ESTATE SALE!! *Sale is in Del Webb. They don't allow signs. Please use GPS*

13652 Roosevelt Fri-Sat, June 14th & 15th 9am-4pm See Pictures & Details at www.somethingspecial estatesales.com Check us out online

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14010 Barber Green Rd, Sycamore

Saturday, June 15, 2013 9 AM Start Buildings are Packed Full! 2 Auction Rings! This is the 1st of 2 Auctions - Look at Website for Information 2nd Sale on July 13, 2013 Directions: Take Rt. 38 to Cortland, IL. Turn and go North to Barber Green Rd., turn right, go 1/2 mile to farm.

Tractors, Implements, Auto, Lawn Tractors, Machine Shop Equipment, Auto Equipment-Tools, Machinist Tools, Shop Tools, Motorcycle, Collectibles

The Estate of Hiemer and Lillian Dahlquist Trustee for Estate: Michael Dahlquist Notes: To settle estate. Hiemer and Lillian lived on the farm for over 60 years. The shops and buildings area packed with tools, collectibles, equipment and 3 generations of items. This will be the first of 2 auctions, the second sale will be on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 9am. Try to attend both of these auctions! There will be a tractor for loading - Bring Trailers! Terms & Conditions: Cash or good check with proper ID. Visa or MasterCard with 3% premium. ALL items paid for on the day of the sale. Not responsible for accidents or items after they are sold. Bring your own equipment to move large machines. Everything sells in “AS IS” condition, no guarantees, no warranties expressed or implied. There is NO Buyer premium on this auction! See our website for more information and pictures.

DeBolt Auction Service, Inc. Since 1987 Brian DeBolt, Plano, IL #440000595, Ph: 630-552-4247 Sheila DeBolt, Sandwich, IL #440000593, FL #AU3955, Ph: 630-669-8736 Call us for all your Real Estate & Auction needs! Celebrating 26 years!

www.deboltauctionservice.com

DeKalb

BIG SALE nd

624 S. 2 St. Saturday, 8 – 4 Harvest Milk Glass, Candlewick, Misc. Glassware, Pottery, Jewelry, Purses, Metal Clothes Rack, Single Bed, Furniture, Tables, Chairs, Budweiser Cooler, Books, Puzzles, Much Misc!

PUBLIC AUCTION REAL ESTATE AND CONTENTS Highly Productive Kane County Farm Land

Weider Cross Bar Home Gym couch, recliner, coffee table, ent ctr, swing set, lrg slide, Step 2 swings & slide, 100's of baby clothes - girls 0-4T, TONS of toys & baby furn, swings, crib, double stroller, Travel System, toddler bed, Jumperoos, Thomas Ride-On, trike, women's/Jr Small-Lrg clothes, men's M-2XL, Express, Banana, new Blackhawk jerseys, autographed memorabilia, TONS of household MISC ITEMS!

DeKalb Ladies Philoptochos Society of St. George Greek Orthodox Church

320 South Second St. Thurs, June 13th 11am-4pm Fri, June 14th 8am-4pm Sat, June 15th 8am-12noon

Dekalb Moving Sale 105 Mattek Ave,

Everything is for sale!!

June 13-14-15, 8-4pm

Saturday, June 15 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Antiques, Dishware, Linens, Pottery, Art, Unique Frames, Books, Bookends, Mission Buffet, Dough Bowls, Chairs, Oak Pedestal Table, Hurricane Lamps, Bullet Car Carrier, H20 Cooler & More!

Men's & Women's Clothes, Kid's Clothes (Name Brands), Toys, Games, Baby Stuff & MORE!!!

TOO MUCH TO LIST!!!

SYCAMORE

Plank Rd & Rt 23 Thursday 6/13 & Friday 6/14 8-4.

Sycamore DEVONAIRE FARMS GARAGE SALES Thursday-Saturday 8:00-4:00. Maps at 1635 Moluf street. Baby, kids, and adult clothing. Everything from furniture to home decor, toys (indoor and outdoor) to tools, guitar and sports equipment. Longaberger, Thirty One, Pier One, Avon and more! Something for everyone! 20+ sales.

1505 Mcallister Saturday, 8AM – 2PM Sunday, 8AM – Noon Tools, toys, lawn equipment, stereo, furniture.

GENEVA

SYCAMORE

212 WEST STREET

162 Jackson Blvd

Thur 6/13 9-3 Fri 6/14 9-3 Sat 6/15 8-12 Multi-Family sale with loads of brand name girl clothes from baby through teen. Lots of shoes! Entertainment center. Table. Outdoor playset. Granite countertop. Books. Toys.

(Townsend Woods)

Infant boys clothes, strollers, DVDs, dishes, picture frames, Vera Bradley items, household items & more!

GENOA

SYCAMORE

1802 DOVETAIL PT. Off Motel Rd. Thurs., Fri, 8-4:30, Sat, 8-12.

June 13-15 Thur-Fri 9-5, June 16 Sat 9-12 Multi-Family Womens Clothes 8Plus, Household including Vintage Glass & Crystal, Xmas Decorations & Much More

48 W. 274 GALENA ROAD, PLANO, ILLINOIS 60545

MOVING SALE

Fri 8am-4pm, Sat 8am-?

THURS, FRI, SAT JUNE 13, 14, 15 8AM - 4:30PM

Computer Equipment, RPG's, CCG's, Tools, Holiday Items, Beanie Babies, Toys and much much more.

11503 Ellwood Greens Rd.

DeKalb (Knolls)

Dekalb Multi Family Sale! 305 Manning Dr Fri 6/14 & Sat 6/15 8a-4p Household goods, CDs, sporting, exercise, and camping equipment, baby crib & furniture, gardening supplies, jewelry, games, and much more! Get Bears news on Twitter by following @bears_insider

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2013 STARTING AT 10:00 AM

Comfort Stations

FARM LAND AUCTION WITH IMPROVEMENTS @ 10:00 AM FOLLOWING THE REAL ESTATE AUCTION WILL BE THE CONTENTS 112 M.O.L. Highly productive acres, improved with a well, maintained older 3 bedroom ranch style farm house with attached over-sized two car garage. The furnace, central air and water heater are less than 5 years old. Other amenities include maintenance free aluminum siding. Included is a 45’x75’ machine shed that has a partially heated shop with water, cement floor and two over-head doors. Other structures include a large well maintained barn with metal roof and a windmill. The farm land is situated within the Southeast quarter of section 33, Big Rock Township, Kane County Illinois. The principal soils are Drummer, Elburn, Blackberry and Flanagan. Frontage is along Galena Road commonly known as 48 W. 274 Galena Road. The bidding shall be by the acre times the actual surveyed acreage. The farm buildings and structural improvements will be included. TERMS: $100,000.00 with the balance at closing which shall be on or before August 20, 2013. Possession subject to the farm tenants rights. Title will be evidence by a commitment for title insurance, subject to usual conditions and exceptions will be fur-nished by sellers in the amount of the selling price. Successful buyer will be required to enter into a contract for Real Estate Pur-chase and submit the required down payment upon sellers’ acceptance of a final bid on the day of the sale. Survey will be fur-nished by the seller. Sellers will cooperate with the buyer in a 1031 Exchange but will not extend closing. The property will be sold “as is”. The sellers reserve the right to accept or reject the final bid. THE SALE SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING: A. The 2013 cash rent and 2013 real estate taxes will be prorated for the first six months and a credit given for six months of the 2013 real estate taxes and the purchaser will receive 1/2 of the 2013 cash rent. All proration’s are final . B. Building lines, easements and restriction of record; C. Matters of survey; D. Right of way for drainage ditches, drain tiles, feeders, laterals and underground pipes if any and tile agreement dated 09-10-1948 E. Right of the public, the state of Illinois and Municipality in and to that part of the premises being used for roads; F. Matters of zoning For further information regarding the auction, property or inspection of the improvements call the Auctioneer herein listed. For matters related to Title, Contract Agreement, 1031 Exchange of Legal Matters contact the Attorney as listed for an appointment.

DIANE OROS, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE LEROY LANDMEIER TRUST DATED JAN. 22, 2001 CHARLES MARSHALL, ATTORNEY FOR SELLERS (121 W. DEKALB ST., SOMONAUK, IL 815 498-2332)

AUCTIONEERS: Chris Wegener - Sandwich, IL - 815-451-2820 (IL Lic. #440.000267) Joe Wegener - Rochelle, IL - 815-766-0756 (IL Lic. #440.000375) CLERK: D. Gudmunson CASHIERS: Coultrips www.go2wegenerauctions.com

★ CASH ONLY ★ Lots of duck & wildlife plates, collectible Teddy Bears, Xmas decorations, wood gun cabinet

Something for everyone! Netbook, tons of baby (most like new), sports memoribilia, In Step bike trailer, baby equipment, lots of home décor; including Scentsy & Thirty-One Gifts.

SYCAMORE 3rd Annual Heron Creek Garage Sale Thursday - Saturday June 13th - 15th 8am - 3pm

HERON CREEK SUBDIVISION Sycamore 640 E. Cloverlane Dr

at N. State St & Ash

Genoa

Fri, June 14 & Sat, June 15 9am – 3pm

Peace Rd & Rt 23

June 13th, 14th, 8 to 5, 15th 9-2

12938 Cherry Rd

SYCAMORE 308 Home St

Large Garage Sale Friday, June 14 only 8AM – 3PM

12638 Willow Lane

Collectibles, Star Wars, KISS, Beatles, Harley, Wrestling, Sports, Jim Beam Decanters, Guitars, Band Items, Old Yamaha, OCC Schwinn, Adult Mini Chopper and More. Plus Household Items. Too Much To List.

NORTH GROVE TOWNHOMES

121 Nichols Drive

Generator, preschool toys, boys clothing, children's books, tv, furniture, Thomas trains

GENOA

1481 Stonefield Drive

Harley stuff, exercise equip, Yamaha portable piano, clarinet, antique wood double bed frame & mattress, bedding, quality women's clothing, size 8, tools, counter stools, home decor, yarn, jewelry, books.

Sycamore

26 Primrose Lane

Thurs & Fri 8am – 3pm Couch, loveseat, chair set with 11 pillows, sleeper loveseat w/storage ottoman, wingback chair, kitchen & bath items, men's & women's clothing, TV, Skill saw, electric edger, 24' extension ladder, wheel barrow, lawn mower, much misc.

N. of Jr. High, off Rt 23

########## Pristine Girls' Clothing 0-5, Princess 12” Bike, Cozy Coupe Car, Radio Flyer Trike, High Chair, Walker, Baby Changing Table, Girls' Motorcycle, 2 New Wheel Chairs, Lamps, Mirror, Men's XL Clothing, Ladies Career Clothing XL, Sheet Sets, Home décor and More!

LESSIE'S HOME MADE CINNAMON ROLLS Friday, 6/14 Saturday, 6/15 7:30am – 2pm We place FREE ads for Lost or Found in Classified every day! Call: 877-264-2527 or email: classified@shawsuburban.com Daily Chronicle Classified

SYCAMORE

Fri & Sat June 14,15 8-6

1133 Penny Lane MOVING SALE ALL MUST GO!! Household items, Barbies, Hot Wheels, other toys, shop tools, construction lumber, electrical supplies, mens & womens clothing, AND MORE!!

RECRUIT LOCAL! Target your recruitment message to DeKalb County or reach our entire area. For more information, call 877-264-2527 or email: helpwanted@ shawsuburban.com

PUBLIC AUCTION

Something For Everyone!

REAL ESTATE AND CONTENTS 275 PRAIRIE STREET, HINCKLEY, IL 60520

Send your Classified Advertising 24/7 to:

Watch for signs off Rt. 30 in Hinckley

Email: classified@ shawsuburban.com Fax: 815-477-8898 or online at: www.daily-chronicle.com

ABSOLUTE REAL ESTATE AUCTION The Thomas Herrmann Estate will be offering the following Real Estate at Absolute Auction located at 815 Colby Court, Dekalb, IL 60115. Directions: 1 mile South of Northern Illinois University on Annie Gliddon RD., to Taylor St., then East 1 block to Sharon St., then South 2 blocks to Colby Ct., then East 1 block to property.

Saturday June 22, 2013 11:00 A.M.

1 Mile East of the Intersection of Galena Road & Little Rock/Garnart Road, or 7 Miles West of the Intersection of Galena and Rt. 47 on Galena Road (Watch for signs)

Lunch Available

Large Public Estate Auction

Thurs 6/13 & Fri 6/14: 9-5 Saturday 6/15: 9-1 Clothes Woman and Men XL, jeans, size 14 shoes, leather couch, brown recliner, lots of household items, electronics.

in the back of today's Classified

MECHANICAL & ELECTRICAL TECHNICIANS

(Tilton Park Subdivision)

FRI, JUNE 14 9AM - 5PM SAT, JUNE 15 9AM - 2PM 1508 CRAYTON CIRCLE

FRIDAY & SATURDAY June 14-15, 8AM-4PM

113 Joanne Ln

135 Greenwood Acres Dr

623 N. Fifth Street

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DEKALB

DeKalb Yard Sale

HUGE 5 FAMILY SALE

RUMMAGE SALE 103 E. Daisy

PACK RAT HUSBAND ON VACATION. SELLING LOTS OF STUFF. ONE DAY ONLY.

877-264-2527

Check out the

A good working TV, microwave, chinese laquer table, Nascar pedal car, Vitage & exercise bike, antiques, 20's-50's collectibles; tins, bottles records, cookbooks, sewing stuff & buttons. Adult & youth golf bags, board games, small appliances, washer, sewing machine, furniture, lamps, pictures & frames, kids & adult books, lots of clothes: youth, women's, teen-small, medium, large, ex-large & suits (great name brands in all stuff.) Shoes, purses and more!

All proceeds help support the CLEAN Slate Alumni Association.

DEKALB

Daily Chronicle Classified

Need Help Rebuilding, Repairing or Replanting?

South side of Bethany & Fairway Oaks Dr. West of the YMCA.

Saturday, 8 – 4

SYCAMORE

Don't miss this sale!

ANTIQUES, Furniture, Lighting, Upright Victor Victrola & boxes of Records, Morning Glory Horn, Cylinder Records, Antique Singer Sewing Machine, Animated Christmas, Stoneware Crocks. Sports Equipment. LOTS More!!

Prairie Crossing Living and Rehabilitation Center is hiring R.N.'s to join our team. Please apply at: 409 W. Comanche Ave. Shabbona, IL 60550 815-824-2194

In-Home Care Employment Wanted Senior Care Giver – For Hire I Am Professional & Dependable I Have Many Years of Experience w/References (815) 757-6666

DeKalb Golf Villas Condos Multi-Neighborhood Garage Sales

Thursday, June 13, 8 AM – 5 PM Friday, June 14, 8 AM – 5 PM Saturday, June 15, 8 AM – Noon

DEKALB Actively seeking Management Personnel for our West Suburban locations. Must be able to lead and create a fun working environment for the employees. Restaurant experience helpful. Email resume: Randy@tacomakers.net or Fax 847-634-2200

FRI & SAT JUNE 14th & 15th 8AM - 5PM

The C.L.E.A.N. Slate Alumni Association Second Annual Garage Sale

Antique secretary desk, bookshelves, chairs, beveled mirrors. Antique tools, hardware, drillbraces & bits, vices. Vintage horse tack. Antique framed prints. Vintage linens, lamps, fans. Lots of vintage, old & newer books & magazines. Old 72 & LP records. Videogames, VHS & DVDs, CDs. Indoor & outdoor plants, cacti, hoya carnosa, FigTree, Trumpet Vine, ferns, Clematis. Lots more!

Social Service

Delivery Driver / Warehouse

DeKalb

916 Grove St.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Entry Level position with large Electrical Contractor in DeKalb. Must have a valid D.L. with no insurance restrictions & be able to lift 75 pounds. Forklift exp. and previous knowledge of const. industry preferred. Good communications skills are essential. Hrs: Mon.-Fri. 6 AM-2:30 PM. Must pass drug test. Salary Based on Exp. Fax: 815-758-8160 or email: mbartlett@mascal.com Attention: Mike Bartlett

DEKALB

Good income producing property featuring a 1823 sq. ft. duplex on a large 30,412 sq. ft. lot. Each unit consists of 911.5 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, kitchen, all appliances, crawl space, vinyl siding and unattached 1 car garage. 1 unit has central air. The duplex has city sewer & water and is located on a flood plain. The property overlooks River Heights Golf Course and the Kishwaukee River. It is in a great location with mature shade trees & easy access to I-88. Don't miss out on this investment opportunity.

For more information or to schedule a private viewing contact Auctioneer, Mike Espe at 630-365-9838. Terms: The successful Buyer will be required to put down $5,000 day of auction and execute a contract for the purchase of the real estate under the terms and conditions specified herein. The earnest money should be in the form of a personal check or cashier's check. The balance of the purchase price will be due at closing to be held on or before July 22, 2013. Seller will provide Buyer with an Owner's Title Insurance Policy in the amount of the purchase price and will provide a Deed conveying the Real Estate to the Buyer. Real Estate taxes for the year 2013 will be prorated. The taxes are $4,297.52. Parcel # 08-27-105-019

Disclaimer and Absence of Warranties: All information contained herein and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the Contract to purchase. Announcements made by the auctioneer at the time of auction and during the sale will take precedence over any prior printed material or other oral statements made, except the purchase agreement. The property is being sold on an “as is, where is” basis, and no warranty or representation, either expressed or implied, concerning the property is made by the seller or the auction company. Information contained herein is believed accurate, but subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by Seller or the auctioneer. Conduct at the auction and increments of bidding are at the discretion and direction of the auctioneer.

THOMAS HERRMANN ESTATE Executors - Walter & Mike Herrmann 630-567-9082 Attorney for Estate - Robert Nolan 815-748-0532

ESPE Auctioneering Mike Espe Lic. # 440.000424 630-365-9838 www.Espeauctions.com

SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2013 STARTING AT 9:00 AM LUNCH COMFORT REAL ESTATE AT 10:00 AM STATIONS AVAILABLE HOUSEHOLD ~ FURNITURE ~ APPLIANCES GE Matching Washer & Electric Dryer; Crosley Chest Type Freezer 6.1 Cu ft; 2 pc Hardrock Maple China Cabinet; Maple Dinette Set w/4 Chairs, Extra Leaves; Oak 2 pc China Cabinet; La-z-boy Recliners; Platform Rockers; Carved Oak Rocker Upholster Seat & Back; Table & Floor Lamps; Love Seat Blue w/Oak Trim; Oak Living Room & Lamp Table; 32” Sanyo Flat Screen TV w/ Remote; Westclox Regulator Wall Clock; Maple Dry Sink; 4 pc Bedroom Set, Double Bed, Maple; Oak Commode; Lane Recliner; Davenport “Navy”; Wicker Rocking Horse; Card Table; Desk & Chair; Sofa Table; Weslo G-30 Tread Mill; Duncan Phyfe Drop Mahogany Table w/Leaves; Exercise Bike; Bar Stools; 2 pc Desk; Canister Vac; Humidifier & Fans; Several Puzzles, JD; White Wicker; Pfaff Hobby 4240 Sewing Machine; Swivel Rocking Chair; Entertainment Center; Cookware/Everyday Dishes; Flatware; Cook Books; Sm Household Electric Appliances; Hospital Bed; Digital Dehumidifiers; Framed Chicken Sign “Stan Cain 98”; Other Pictures & Frames; Wall Mount What Not Shelves; Handcrafted Wooden Toys; Bed-ding & Blankets; Table Linens Y Dollies; Oak Phone Stand; 2 Drawer Filing Cabinet; Orion CD Player; Corner Table; Braided Floor Rugs; Chicken Figurines; Oil Lamps; Covered Candy Dish; Double Globed HP Lamp; Older Advertising Tins; Candlewick Fostoria; Lg Tea Set w/Oil Lamp; Serving Dishes Moss Rose Pattern; Christmas China w/Serving Dishes; Luggage; Kenmore Antique Mixer Juicer; World Globe; Collectable Glassware, Some HP; Roseville #475 10” Double Handle; #78 Apple Peeler, Reading Hardware Co.; Nail Aprons; Several Yard Sticks, Some Local; Carnival Cans; Pen Collection; Seed Books; Magnus Jewelry Organ w/Books; Seed Hat Collection; Standard Sale & Pepper Red Crown; Older Seed Sacks; Old Trac-tor Manuals; Stockyard Quinn Book; Belt Buckles; Tin Fishing Box; Wyffels Pocket Knife; Old Car Horn; Model T Mag; Grey Granite; Metal Yard Chair; Bullet Pencils; Quaker State; Road Maps; Many Other Items too Numerous to Mention. COLLECTION OF OLDER LOCAL ADVERTISING ITEMS INCLUDING: “Betz & Grandgeorge” Pocket Ledgers; 1915 Calendar Mirror “Warners” Sandwich; Hinckley Postcards; “Jelm” IH Pen; AR Bagwell, Sycamore, Edmeier, Griswold Feeds, Sandwich Ther-mometer; Hinckley Implement; Grimm Standard Thermometer; Big Rock Implement; Beherns & Freundt Hinckley Shipping Box. Maybe we will find others, Older Auction Flyer, Engel Egg, Hinckley

TOOLS ~ CAR ~ LAWN TRACTOR 1998 Ford Crown Victoria LX, One Owner, 60,000 Miles, V8, Full Power, Hunter Green w/Pin Strip, Sharp; Generac 4000 XL Generator; Murray 38” Deck Lawn Tractor; MTD Snow Blower, Like New; 10” Delta Band Saw; Delta 1-3 Belt Sander; 8” Drill Press; Delta Power Mitre Saw; Makita Cordless Drill 7 V; Hirsh Saw Table; Workmate; Router Black & Decker; Power Tools; Drill Bits; Hardware & Organizers; Rockwell Spiral Blade Planer; Shop Vac; Skil Sander; 3/8” Air Ratchet; Antique Hand Tools; Flaring Tool; Dremmel Tool; Assortment of Hand Tools; Long Handle Tools; Ryobi 10” Surface Planer; Iron Planter Plates; Toro Power Blower; Black & Decker Weed Eater; Dolly Cart; Bar & Quick Clamps; Saw Blades; Clothesline Pole; Pancake Air Compressor; Magna Force Portable Air Compressor; Yard Furniture & Ornaments; HD Pallet Rack; Metal Shelves; Roller Stand; Socket Sets, etc.; Log Chain w/ Hooks; Many Other Items too Numerous To Mention. TERMS FOR ITEMS: Cash or Good Check, MasterCard/Visa. Registration requires proper photo ID. No property removed until settled for. Not responsible for items or accidents. All items to be sold to best & highest bidder.

HARLEY & THE LATE PAULINE KLOTZ ATTORNEY FOR SELLER: RON KLEIN (815) 748-3080 AUCTIONEERS: Chris Wegener - Sandwich, IL - 815-451-2820 (IL Lic. #440.000267) Joe Wegener - Rochelle, IL - 815-766-0756 (IL Lic. #440.000375) CLERK: D. Gudmunson CASHIERS: Coultrips www.go2wegenerauctions.com


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SYCAMORE

“HUGE” FRI, SAT, SUN JUNE 14, 15, 16 8AM - 3PM

Precious Moments Dated 1987 Club Figurine, "Love Is The Best Gift Of All", Great Condition, No box, $8, DeKalb Area. 815-739-1953.

LANTERN - Coleman Multi-Function King Cobra Lantern With TV, Radio, Spotlight and Siren, New In Box, $22, Sycamore, 815-895-5373.

Precious Moments Wedding Figurine "The Lord Bless & Keep You" E-3114. Great Condition, No Box, $8, DeKalb. 815-739-1953.

Luggage- 3 Piece SetTapestry Pattern- Excellent Condition. $30.00 ( 815 ) 786-3283 or (309) 238-4265

PRINTER - Canon IP 1800 Series Black Printer With Working Ink Cartridges Installed, $25, Sycamore 815-895-5373

847 KRPAN DR. This sale has something for everyone - Furniture, Tools, Household Items, Books and Clothing

& MUCH MORE!!

Chair – Rattan Papasan – w/Tan Cushion - $60 815-501-8930 9am-10pm COFFEE TABLE – Roughly 2' x 4', good condition. $30. Call 847612-9963; best time after 9am.

Shelving Units & Tool Stands – Metal - Lt. To Med. Duty – Misc. Sizes & Styles – Great Condition Will Separate- $325 Sycamore. 815-991-5149

Kittens. 8 weeks old. 2 female, 1 gray tiger, 1 gray calico. Call Kim 630-330-3417 Hinckley

Multi-Family Garage Sale

871 Krpan Dr Thur 8-4, Fri 8-4, Sat 8-?

SYCAMORE

Plus 2 ottomans, $185/all. 847-833-8948 Desk – Steel – 52”x24” - w/Small Left Side Return – 3 Drawers – Chair – Desk Top Lamp – Excellent Condition $95 For All (moving) 815-991-5149 Entertainment Center Oak w/glass doors. $50 815-899-5346 10am-6pm Floral Couch – Nice Condition $50 815-899-5346 10am-6pm

PARISH WIDE RUMMAGE SALE St. Peter's Episcopal Church 218 Somonauk St.

Futon bed, 1 year old, new $700 will sell for $200 815-761-6679

Pre-Sale Friday 6/14 from 4-7 pm with $1 admission. All day Saturday 6/15 8a to 4p Huge sale - items too numerous to list. Furniture, housewares, crafts, games, electronics, sports equipment, pet supplies etc.

SYCAMORE

Patio Set – Table & 5 Chairs w/Cushions - Plus Umbrella Good Condition $50 815-508-0629 9am-8pm

Unique Dressing Table Walnut Full length wrap around beveled mirror- glass top shelf + 8 drawers. Excellent Cond. $150.00 Sandwich 815-786-3283 or 309-238-4265

THURS, FRI, SAT JUNE 13, 14,15 8AM - 3PM

450 VIKING DR. NIB portable B'Ball system, electronic dartboard, skates, bikes, Vito Bb clarinet, NHT 1.5 speakers/stand, sofa, computer desks & chairs, electronics, adult clothes, jewelry armoire, household items & MORE!!

BOWLS - New Set Of 3 Apple Design Ceramic Bowls (1-large, 1medium, 1-small) & Ceramic Apple Design Pitcher, $20, Sycamore, 815-895-5373. Flatware – Silver Plated, Service for 12, Letter “B” Monogram $100 815-895-4770 FONDUE SET - Chocolate 12 Piece Small Fondue Set, $5, Sycamore, 815-895-5373. FONDUE SET - New Chocolate and Cheese Fondue Set In Box, $15, Sycamore, 815-895-5373. WINE ENTERTAINMENT SET - Napa 7 Piece New Hand Painted, Includes 4-12oz. Goblets, 9" Cheese Dome 2-pc. Set & Decanter, $20, Sycamore, 815-895-5373.

Lawn Roller – Steel, Fill w/Water Pull Behind Garden Tractor $30 815-751-3593 9am-6pm

I BUY CARS, TRUCKS, VANS & SUVs 1990 & Newer

Roosters. Americana, Turkin. Young. $2/each 815-758-2578

Will beat anyone's price by $300.

AC - 240 Volt A C In Wall, $140. Sycamore, 815-895-5373

Will pay extra for Honda, Toyota & Nissan

Mosquito Deleto 2200 System For Deck or Backyard, Never Used, Still in Box, Use w/Propane Tank (not incl.) $60 815-751-3593

815-814-1964

Designer Arm Chairs (2)

SYCAMORE

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CLEATS - Boys Mens Adidas Cleats Shoes Size 6, $5, DeKalb 815-739-1953 CLEATS - Boys Mens Diadora Cleats Shoes, Size 8, $5, DeKalb, 815-739-1953 CLEATS - Boys Nike Cleats Shoes Size 5.5, $5, DeKalb 815-739-1953 SHOES - Boys Mens Adidas Everyday Shoes Size 7.5, $5, DeKalb. 815-739-1953

CAR - Little Tikes Child Cozy Coupe Ride On Car, Red & Yellow, $20. 815-739-1953, DeKalb. RIDE ON VAN - Step 2 Child Ride On Van For 2, Car Has Door That Opens, Steering Wheel, Key That Turns & Clicks, A Trunk That Folds Down & Another Child Can Sit There Or Use As Storage, $35, DeKalb, 815-739-1953. Thomas The Train Take And Play Play Sets Lot Of 5 Including Misty Island Mining Trackmaster, Thomas Roundhouse Turntable Station, Sodor Rescue Station, Sodor Airport & Other With Some Accessories & Lots Of Various Shapes & Sizes Interlocking Train Track That Works & Is Compatible With All Play Sets, All Genuine Thomas The Train, (No Trains Included), $55, DeKalb, 815-739-1953. WAGON - Step 2 Child Ride In 2Seater Wagon With Door That Opens And Latches Shut, $35, DeKalb. 815-739-1953

or

815-814-1224 !!!!!!!!!!!

A-1 AUTO

Will BUY UR USED CAR, TRUCK, SUV,

MOST CASH WILL BEAT ANY QUOTE GIVEN!! $400 - $2000 “don't wait.... call 2day”!! * 815-575-5153 *

We Pay The Best! For Junk Cars, Trucks and Vans No Title, No Problem. Same Day Pick-Up. 630-817-3577

Mercury Boat Motor 1960-62

WANTED! I Buy Old Envelopes

6 h.p = gas tank & manuals. $100. OBO, Sandwich 815-786-3283 or 309-238-4265

1981 YAMAHA MAXIM XJ550, 29K, Chain, Sprocket, Tires, Seat new within 400 miles. Stored 8 years. Needs battery. $600 630-584-3867

2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 Red, backrest, shield,12.2K mi. $1,900. 815-787-7460

Stamps SYCAMORE YARD SALE 6/15 121 MASON CT. Baby/toddler clothes, toys,gear, car seats, 2 strollers (one Phil+Ted), crib, change table, toddler bed, women's clothes 12-20, linen, ornaments, kitchen stuff, furniture.

Halide Bulbs – 400w, 12 available Used. 630-365-6250 evenings

Shoes – Men's Designer Leather – Sizes 8-9½ Gently Used $10 a Pair 815-827-3692 Days SNEAKERS - Mens Boys Sneaux Black Sneakers Size 7 Everyday Shoes, $5, DeKalb. 815-739-1953

Shirley Temple Doll: Still in Original Box, 18” tall $75 815-895-4770 WHEATIES BOX COLLECTION 122 boxes. Not selling individuals boxes. 847-515-8012

SLED - Little Tikes Baby Infant Child Red Sled With Back Support and Carrying/Pulling Rope, Like New, $20. 815-739-1953, DeKalb. STROLLER - Graco Duo Glider Double Baby Child Stroller Complete With Adjustable Canopy Sun Shades, Trays, Foot Rests & Seat Belts, Large Underneath Storage Area, Neutral Colors Navy Blue With Hints of Yellow & White, Fully Collapsible, Like New, $100. 815-739-1953, DeKalb

TODDLER BIKE - Radio Flyer Red Scoot About Ride On Kids Toddler Bike With Bell & Seat That Adjusts As Child Grows, $18, DeKalb. 815-739-1953

Stone: cultured, man made, indoor/outdoor use, project leftovers. 4-5 boxes $50 630-365-6250

www.HuskieWire.com All NIU Sports... All The Time

Conduit Bender 1/2", Sycamore, 815-895-5373.

$20.

DRILL - Milwaukee 4' Right Angle Drill, $190. Sycamore. 815-895-5373 Drill Press: Delta, Bench Model $100 815-895-5732

Collections 815-758-4004

Lawn Tools – Craftsman - Post Hole Digger, 2 Wheel Edger, Steel Rake, Transfer Shovel, New, Warranty. $65 815-991-5149 Sycamore (moving)

DeKalb – Nice 3BR, 1.5BA Ranch! Tilton Park. Only $89,500. Adolph Miller RE. 815-756-7845 Malta: waterfront property for sale, downsize to affordable living, 1230 sq. ft. ranch, 3BR, 1.5BA, $153K, 815-825-2730

Step Ladder – 6ft Warner Fiber Glass Type A1- 300lb Rating – Certified – Non Conductive – Exc. Cond. $60 Sycamore. 815-991-5149 TABLE SAW - 10" Craftsman Heavy Duty Table Saw On Wheels & Large Deck, $195. Sycamore. 815-895-5373 WET DRY VAC - 16 Gallon Craftsman Wet Dry Vac With Attachments, $45. Sycamore, 815-895-5373. WIRE RACK - Ideal 25 Spool Heavy Duty Wire Rack $160. Sycamore, 815-895-5373

BAG - New Fiskars Blue Canvas Zippered Bag With Handle And Inside Compartments For Individual Storage, Great For Crafting, Scrapbooking Or Other, $15, Sycamore. 815-895-5373 BASKET - Picnic Style Wooden Basket (New) With Handle & Pie-Cake Wood Tray Insert, $15, Sycamore. 815-895-5373 Books – Child Craft – The How And Why Library And Annuals, 33 Books $10 815-264-3562 Books – Historial – WWII – No Novels – Exec. Cond. $4.00 815-784-6475 Books – Historial – WWII – No Novels – Exec. Cond. $4.00 815-784-6475 FABRIC CART - Large Orange Heavy Duty Fabric Cart On Wheels With Long Pull Handle, Great For Transporting Items, Laundry Or Storage, New, $15, Sycamore. 815-895-5373 FISHER BOY CONCRETE STATUE with hat. $165. 847-515-8012 HELMET - Child Bike Helmet With Blue Strap, White In Color and Has A Picture Of A Kangaroo On Front & Says Kangaroo, $5, DeKalb. 815-739-1953

1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V Cartia- Immaculate, all original, one owner. $11,000 815-508-2916 2004 Chrysler Sebring Convertible Low miles, all the extras! 815-508-2916

2000 Mercury Mountaineer

Premier Edition with all available accessories including CD changer & sunroof. Very clean and only 130,000 miles. Everything works. New tires! I'll show you the CarFax! $4900. Call Mike 815-761-7867

1999 Chevrolet Trailblazer

105,000 miles. Loaded. Good condition. Asking $4,000. Call Kay anytime at 815-756-7672.

1995 GMC SAFARI AWD. New shocks, ladder rack, hi mileage, runs well, $1500 630-514-6569

Engine Hoist – Lorin 2 Ton – Used Once $135obo 815-757-2329 Engine Hoist: Larin, 2 Ton, Used Once. $135 obo 815-757-2329 S. B. Chevy Torker II Intake Manifold – Ported Power Connection $70/obo 815-757-2329 Tires – 4 – Bridgestone Turanzo 215x65x16 Good Tread Left $60 for all 815-784-6475

Sycamore

WHEELS - '05 GTO - Factory 17x8 - Good Condition $300/obo 815-757-2329

HUGE GARAGE AND BARN SALE

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716 REYNOLDS RD.

Waterman – 3-4 Bed, 2 Bath 2+ car garage, upgrades, move-in ready. Asking $135,000 815-264-7927

PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 23RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., PLAINTIFF vs. MOHAMMED K. MOHIUDDIN; SUMMIT ENCLAVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION; DEFENDANT Address: 1474 Legacy Dr, Unit 4 Dekalb, Illinois 60115 Judge Thomas Doherty 12 CH 174 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 20, 2012, I, Sheriff of DeKalb County, Illinois, will on June 27, 2013 at the hour of 1:00 PM at the DeKalb County Public Safety Building, 150 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of DeKalb, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: COMMON ADDRESS: 1474 Legacy Dr, Unit 4, Dekalb, Illinois 60115 P.I.N.: 08-13-177-037 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $189,560.95 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall reiv Certificat of Sal which

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pu ceive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/151512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 12 1205. Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street Suite 1125 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Ph. 312-541-9710 Fax 312-541-9711 JB&A # IL 12 1205 I538445 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

pon paym the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: RANDALL S. MILLER & ASSOCIATES , 120 N. LASALLE STREET, SUITE 1140, Chicago, IL 60602, (312) 239-3432. Please refer to file number 12IL00035-1. I536506 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, May 30, June 6, 13, 2013.)

DeKalb – A bargain! Home w/apt, 3 car garage, Location!! $139k Adolph Miller RE. 815-756-7845

PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY,ILLINOIS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR NEW CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2003-3 ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff, -v.PAUL VALIANOS, et al Defendant 12 CH 83 NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on March 14, 2013, the Sheriff of DeKalb County will at 1:00 PM on June 27, 2013, at the DeKalb County Courthouse, at the DeKalb County Public Safety Building, 150 North Main Street, Sycamore, IL, 60178, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Commonly known as 70 W. LINDA LANE, Cortland, IL 60112 Property Index No. 0920331007 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $184,254.50. Sale terms: 10% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the auction; the balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of th bid, th has will

ROCHELLE UPPER 2BR DUPLEX Clean and quiet. Basement, laundry, 1 car garage, no pets. $550/mo + sec. 847-809-6828

DEKALB 1 BEDROOM

BIG APARTMENTS, LESS MONEY! Rochelle: 15 minutes from DeKalb 1 BR & 2BR Starting at $530 Recently updated! Affordable heat. Walk to shops! (815) 562-6425 www.whiteoakapartments.net Now accepting Visa, M/C, Discover De Kalb - 2BR Upper Clean and Quiet living style, off-street parking. No Pets/Smoking. References & Deposit. 815-756-7879

Lake Holiday Waterfront 3BR

MALTA & CRESTON 2 bedroom, large yards. $615/mo+utilities Licensed Broker. 847-293-2369

Shabbona 2 Bedroom Duplex 2 bath, full basement, 1 car gar. No pets/smoking. $775/mo + sec. Avail 7/1 815-766-0762

Washer & dryer, central air, fireplace, exercise center. Cat friendly. Private fishing. $765/mo.

Sycamore: 1711 DeKalb Ave. Large 2 BR, 1.5BA. W/D in apt, D/W, C/A, microwave, stove, frig, disposal, balcony doors, security system. $790/mo. 815-756-2637 Sycamore: 1711 DeKalb Ave. Large 1 BR. W/D in apt, D/W, C/A, microwave, stove, frig, disposal, balcony doors, security system. $690/mo. 815-756-2637

815-739-5589 ~ 815-758-6439

DEKALB QUIET, SPACIOUS 2BR Incl W/D, wood floors, balcony. Off St. parking, no dogs/smoking. $725/mo. 630-665-0382

DeKalb Studio & 1 Bedroom

Available June 1st or sooner. Clean, quiet residential building. $425-$550/mo. 815-758-6580

DEKALB ~ 2 BEDROOM

Sycamore E. State St. AVAILABLE NOW! Newly remodeled 2 Bedroom CALL FOR DETAILS 815-245-6098 ~ 815-923-2521 Sycamore nice 2 BR 1 BA no smoking, Laundry in bldg. $625/mo+utilities, 1st, last & sec. Available 8/1. 815-895-5210

CORTLAND - Newer townhome! 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage, fireplace, fully applianced, $1150/mo. + utilities. Available July 815-739-4042

CORTLAND NEWER 3 BR 1.5 BA Quiet, Lrg 3BR, 1.5 BA, basement, 1.5 car garage, appls., C/A, Outside maint. provided. Some pets ok. Available July. $1250/mo +utilities. 815-764-9454

DeKalb - Newer End Unit 3 BR, 2 1/2 Bath, Vault Ceilings Washer/Dryer, Basement, Storage 2 Car Garage. $1200 / month 630-217-7061

Sycamore 2 Bedroom Condo

Available now, variety of locations. Appliances, clean and quiet. 815-758-6580 DeKalb. Near NIU. 3BR. Garage. Deck & beautiful fenced yard. A/C. W/D. All utils incl. Hardwood flrs. $1275/mo plus first/ last /sec. $500. Available August 1st 630-205-0629

2 bath, appl, W/D, fireplace, 1 car garage, 2nd floor with balcony. $1100mo + sec. 630-853-2470

DeKalb. Spacious 1BR. Stove, fridge, M/W, D/W, A/C, Garage. Quiet lifestyle. 815-758-0079

2 & 3 Bedrooms. Garage, C/A, Basement. Pets?

ECO Park Apartments 2, 3, or 4 BRs Avail, Util Incl. 815-517-1780 www.ecopark-apts.com GENOA - Downtown GENOA 2 Bedroom apt. $575 Month plus utilities. No pets/smoking 630-205-1621

The Knolls Hot new deluxe townhomes.

Starting at $645

815-757-1907 CORTLAND ~ 2BR DUPLEX Bsmt, appl, W/D hook-up, garage. No pets/smkg, $800/mo + lease, deposit & ref. 815-758-6439

ESMOND 3 BEDROOM KIRKLAND UPPER 2 BEDROOM No pets/smoking. $550/mo + dep and utilities. 815-761-5574 Or 779-774-3042 ~ Lv Message

MALTA ~ 2 BEDROOM Quiet Area, $600/mo incl heat, elec, water, garbage, AC. 815-762-0678 Call Bet. 3p - 8p

Sycamore Downtown Storefront Available 7-1-13, 2000 Sq. Ft. Restaurant or General Retail. Ask for Rod 815-501-4902

OF ORDINANCE NO. 14-02

DeKalb 7th & Pleasant

DeKalb Quiet Studio 1, 2 & 3BR Lease, deposit, ref, no pets.

SYCAMORE – Commercial property for rent: built to suit. Please contact Jim at 708-269-2357 or email JoannaLaris@hotmail.com

PUBLIC NOTICE

Large 3BR, private basement, entrance and parking, avail NOW. 815-758-1112

DeKalb Exc for Grad Students 2BR, parking, $700 incl heat. 815-895-5047

Student or employed male. $350 incl utilities, need references 815-758-7994

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AN ORDINANCE TO LEVY AND ASSESS A TAX FOR THE HINCKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT OF THE COUNTY OF DEKALB, STATE OF ILLINOIS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2013, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2014. BE IT ORDAINED, that the Hinckley Public Library District of the County of DeKalb and State of Illinois shall levy a tax of .02% of the value of all taxable property within said District, for rental of building, equipment, and maintenance purposes, subject to the right of the electors in said District to petition and require an election concerning the imposition of such tax, pursuant to 75ILCS 16/35-5. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that within fifteen (15) days from the date of adoption of the ordinance, it shall be published in The Daily Chronicle, a newspaper of general circulation in the Hinckley Public Library District and it is effective immediately upon adoption. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunder set our hands in Hinckley, Illinois, this 10th day of June 2013. 1. The specific number of voters required to sign a petition requesting that the question of adoption of the resolution be submitted to the electors of the District is 182. 2. The petition must be filed on or before July 17, 2013. 3. The referendum would be held March 18, 2014. Donald Jack Haines (Sign) Donald Jack Haines (Print Name) Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Hinckley Public Library District c/o Hinckley Public Library District 100 N. Maple St. Hinckley, IL 60520 (Published in the Daily Chronicle June 13, 2013)

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PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 23rd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Argent Securities Inc., Asset-Backed PassThrough Certificates, Series 2005W4, Plaintiff, vs. Nathan Dexter, Lisa Dexter, Unknown Owners, Generally, and Non-Record Claimants, Defendants. 12 CH 650 NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on 3/14/2013, the Sheriff of DeKalb County will on 07/11/2013 at the hour of 1:00 p.m. at the DeKalb County Courthouse, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: P.I.N. 08-23-427-014 COMMON ADDRESS: 205 Dodge Ave Dekalb, IL 60115 The improvement on the property consists of: single family residence. Sale terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price due by cash or certified funds at the time of the sale and the balance due within (2) two business or the following Tuesday. The property offered for sale is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. The property will NOT be open for inspection. No refunds. The judgment amount was at $127,480.37. For information call Plaintiff's Attorney, Kluever & Platt, LLC, 65 East Wacker Place, Suite 2300, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (312) 201-6679. I537625 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

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Page C8 • Thursday, June 13, 2013 SOCIATION; DEFENDANT Address: 1474 Legacy Dr, Unit 4 Dekalb, Illinois 60115 Judge Thomas Doherty 12 CH 174 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on December 20, 2012, I, Sheriff of DeKalb County, Illinois, will on June 27, 2013 at the hour of 1:00 PM at the DeKalb County Public Safety Building, 150 N. Main Street, Sycamore, IL, or in a place otherwise designated at the time of sale, County of DeKalb, State of Illinois, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: DWELLING UNIT 314-4 IN SUMMIT ENCLAVE TOWNHOME CONDOMINIUM IN CABINET 10 SLIDE 23C RECORDED ON JUNE 7, 2007 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 2007010086 AS DELINEATED ON A SURVEY OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY: CERTAIN LOTS OR PARTS THEREOF, IN SUMMIT ENCLAVE UNIT 2, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, WHICH SURVEY IS ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT "C" TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED MAY 13, 2003 AS DOCUMENT 2003-013150, AS AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME TOGETHER WITH ITS UNDIVIDED PERCENTAGE INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS, IN DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS. COMMON ADDRESS: 1474 Legacy Dr, Unit 4, Dekalb, Illinois 60115 P.I.N.: 08-13-177-037 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT WAS: $189,560.95 Sale terms: 10% down by certified funds; the balance, by certified funds, is due within twenty four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser shall receive a Certificate of Sale, which will entitle the purchaser to a Deed to the real estate after Confirmation of the sale. The property will NOT be open for inspection and Plaintiff makes no representations as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the Court file to verify all information. Pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/151512, the amounts of any surplus bid will be held by the sheriff until a party obtains a Court Order for its distribution, or for 60 days following the date of the entry of the order confirming sale, at which time, in the absence of an order directing payment of the surplus, it may be automatically forfeited to the State without further notice. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information: Examine the court file or contact Plaintiff's attorney: Johnson, Blumberg & Associates, LLC, 230 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60606, telephone 312-541-9710. Please refer to file number IL 12 1205. Johnson, Blumberg, & Associates, LLC 230 W. Monroe Street Suite 1125 Chicago, Illinois 60606 Ph. 312-541-9710 Fax 312-541-9711 JB&A # IL 12 1205 I538445 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff, -v.PAUL VALIANOS, et al Defendant 12 CH 83 NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure and Sale entered in the above cause on March 14, 2013, the Sheriff of DeKalb County will at 1:00 PM on June 27, 2013, at the DeKalb County Courthouse, at the DeKalb County Public Safety Building, 150 North Main Street, Sycamore, IL, 60178, sell at public auction to the highest bidder for cash, as set forth below, the following described real estate: Lot 100 in Unit Three of Woodland Acres, being a subdivision of part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 20, Township 40 North, Range 5 East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the Plat thereof Recorded July 7, 1992 in Book ''W'' of Plats, Page 70, as document no. 92009878 in Dekalb County, Illinois Commonly known as 70 W. LINDA LANE, Cortland, IL 60112 Property Index No. 0920331007 The real estate is improved with a single family residence. The judgment amount was $184,254.50. Sale terms: 10% down of the highest bid by certified funds at the close of the auction; the balance, including the Judicial sale fee for Abandoned Residential Property Municipality Relief Fund, which is calculated on residential real estate at the rate of $1 for each $1,000 or fraction thereof of the amount paid by the purchaser not to exceed $300, in certified funds, is due within twenty-four (24) hours. The subject property is subject to general real estate taxes, special assessments, or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to Plaintiff and in "AS IS" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. Upon payment in full of the amount bid, the purchaser will receive a Certificate of Sale that will entitle the purchaser to a deed to the real estate after confirmation of the sale The property will NOT be open for inspection and plaintiff makes no representation as to the condition of the property. Prospective bidders are admonished to check the court file to verify all information. If this property is a condominium unit, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale, other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments and the legal fees required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/9(g)(1) and (g)(4). If this property is a condominium unit which is part of a common interest community, the purchaser of the unit at the foreclosure sale other than a mortgagee shall pay the assessments required by The Condominium Property Act, 765 ILCS 605/18.5(g-1). IF YOU ARE THE MORTGAGOR (HOMEOWNER), YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN IN POSSESSION FOR 30 DAYS AFTER ENTRY OF AN ORDER OF POSSESSION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 151701(C) OF THE ILLINOIS MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE LAW. For information, contact Plaintiff's attorney: RANDALL S. MILLER & ASSOCIATES , 120 N. LASALLE STREET, SUITE 1140, Chicago, IL 60602, (312) 239-3432. Please refer to file number 12IL00035-1. I536506 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, May 30, June 6, 13, 2013.)

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 23rd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for Argent Securities Inc., Asset-Backed PassThrough Certificates, Series 2005W4, Plaintiff, vs. Nathan Dexter, Lisa Dexter, Unknown Owners, Generally, and Non-Record Claimants, Defendants. 12 CH 650 NOTICE OF SHERIFF SALE PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause on 3/14/2013, the Sheriff of DeKalb County will on 07/11/2013 at the hour of 1:00 p.m. at the DeKalb County Courthouse, sell to the highest bidder for cash, the following described mortgaged real estate: LOT 16 IN BLOCK 1 OF MARTIN DODGE ADDITION TO DEKALB, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN BOOK "D" OF PLATS, PAGE 35, ON MAY 13TH 1909, SITUATED IN THE CITY OF DEKALB, COUNTY OF DEKALB AND STATE OF ILLINOIS. P.I.N. 08-23-427-014 COMMON ADDRESS: 205 Dodge Ave Dekalb, IL 60115 The improvement on the property consists of: single family residence. Sale terms: Ten percent (10%) of the purchase price due by cash or certified funds at the time of the sale and the balance due within (2) two business or the following Tuesday. The property offered for sale is subject to real estate taxes, special assessments or special taxes levied against said real estate and is offered for sale without any representation as to quality or quantity of title and without recourse to plaintiff and in "as is" condition. The sale is further subject to confirmation by the court. The property will NOT be open for inspection. No refunds. The judgment amount was at $127,480.37. For information call Plaintiff's Attorney, Kluever & Platt, LLC, 65 East Wacker Place, Suite 2300, Chicago, Illinois 60601. (312) 201-6679. I537625 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 23RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY SYCAMORE, ILLINOIS Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. PLAINTIFF Vs. Terry D. Garrett; Terry D. Garrett as Trustee of the Terry D. Garrett Trust dated August 24, 2005; BMO Harris Bank National Association; Unknown Beneficiaries of the Terry D. Garrett Trust dated August 24, 2005; Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants DEFENDANTS 13 CH 00209 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN TO YOU: Unknown Beneficiaries of the Terry D. Garrett Trust dated August 24, 2005, Unknown Owners and Nonrecord Claimants, That this case has been commenced in this Court against you and other defendants, praying for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, towit: LOT 25 IN SECOND ADDITION TO SOMONAUK MEADOWS SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION ON THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 5, TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 5 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN THE RECORDER'S OFFICE IN DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS ON MARCH 8TH, 1966 IN BOOK "N" OF PLATS, PAGE 67 AS DOCUMENT NO. 331626. SITUATED IN DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 423 Lynn Avenue Sycamore, IL 60178 and which said Mortgage was made by: Terry D. Garrett, the Mortgagor(s), to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as Nominee for The American National Bank of DeKalb County, as Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of DeKalb County, Illinois, as Document No. 2003004077; and for other relief; that summons was duly issued out of said Court against you as provided by law and that the said suit is now pending. NOW, THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU file your answer or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the Office of the Clerk of this Court, Maureen A. Josh Clerk of the Circuit Court 133 W. State Street Sycamore, IL 60178 on or before July 8, 2013, A DEFAULT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU AT ANY TIME AFTER THAT DAY AND A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRAYER OF SAID COMPLAINT. CODILIS & ASSOCIATES, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 15W030 North Frontage Road Suite 100 Burr Ridge, IL 60527 (630) 794-5300 DuPage # 15170 Winnebago # 531 Our File No. 14-13-09890 NOTE: This law firm is deemed to be a debt collector. I538161 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY,ILLINOIS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR NEW CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2003-3 ASSET

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 23RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DeKALB COUNTYSYCAMORE, ILLINOIS FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION PLAINTIFF VS

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KRISTINA M. DICKINSON A/K/A KRISTINA DICKINSON; ANDREA DICKINSON A/K/A ANDREA N. DICKINSON A/K/A ANDREA NICOLE DICKINSON; WEBSTER BANK, N.A.; RESTON PONDS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION; UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF EDWARD L. DICKINSON, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS ; DEFENDANTS 1545 MC ALLISTER COURT SYCAMORE, IL 60178 13 CH 218 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN YOU, UNKNOWN HEIRS AND LEGATEES OF EDWARD L. DICKINSON, IF ANY; UNKNOWN OWNERS AND NON RECORD CLAIMANTS ; defendants, that this case has been commenced in this Court against you and other defendants, asking for the foreclosure of a certain Mortgage conveying the premises described as follows, to wit: LOT 172 IN RESTON PONDS UNIT 2, BEING A SUBDIVISION OF PART OF THE EAST HALF OF SECTION 5, AND THE WEST HALF OF SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 5, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT CABINET 9, SLIDE 110-D RECORDED JUNE 15, 2004 AS DOCUMENT NO. 2004012015, IN DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Commonly known as: 1545 MC ALLISTER COURT SYCAMORE, IL 60178 and which said Mortgage was made by, EDWARD DICKINSON A/K/A EDWARD L. DICKINSON DECEASED; KRISTINA M. DICKINSON A/K/A KRISTINA DICKINSON; Mortgagor (s), to M.E.R.S., INC. AS NOMINEE FOR A AND N MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC. Mortgagee, and recorded in the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of DEKALB County, Illinois, as Document No. 2007002153; and for other relief. UNLESS YOU file your answer or otherwise file your appearance in this case in the Office of the Clerk of this County, Maureen A. Josh DeKalb Cnty Circuit Clerk 133 W. State Street Sycamore, Illinois 60178 on or before July 8, 2013, A JUDGMENT OR DECREE BY DEFAULT MAY BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU FOR THE RELIEF ASKED IN THE COMPLAINT. PIERCE & ASSOCIATES Attorneys for Plaintiff Thirteenth Floor 1 North Dearborn Chicago, Illinois 60602 Tel. (312) 346-9088 Fax (312) 346-1557 PA 1307353 I537933 (Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS

COUNTY, ILLINOIS. THE SOUTHERLY 80 FEET OF THE WESTERLY 80 FEET OF LOT 1, BLOCK 1 OF LATTIN'S ADDITION IN THE CITY OF SYCAMORE, DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing or submit written comments to the City Clerk's Office at 308 West State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178. John Lewis Chairman, Sycamore Plan Commission (Published in the Daily Chronicle June 13, 2013)

PUBLIC NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE TWENTY-THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS IN THE MATTER OF THE PETITION OF: Christopher Brown FOR CHANGE OF NAME PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that on July 29, 2013, at 9:00 A.M. at the DeKalb County Courthouse, 133 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois, 60178 in the courtroom occupied by the presiding judge, Christopher Brown will file his/her petition requesting that his/her name be changed from Christopher Brown to Christopher VanWaus pursuant to the statute in such case made and provided. Any persons interested in said request for change of name may appear at said time and place, if they so desire. Christopher Brown 1122 C Jenny Drive Sycamore, IL 60178 (Published in the Daily Chronicle June 13, 20, 27, 2013)

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET AND APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE OF THE HINCKLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT NOTICE is hereby given to the Public that on August 12, 2013 at 7:15 PM at the Hinckley Public Library District, 100 N. Maple St., Hinckley, Illinois, a public hearing will be held on the annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the Hinckley Public Library District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014. The tentative budget is now available for public inspection during regular hours at the Hinckley Public Library. Dated this 10th day of June 2013

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PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that the Sycamore Plan Commission will reconvene for the purpose of continuing its public hearing on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:00 P.M. at the Sycamore Center (City Council Chambers) 308 W. State Street, Sycamore, Illinois in consideration of the request of Meadow Ridge Land Development, LLC, for an amendment to a Final Development Plan (and Plat) for Somerset Farm P.U.D., a Planned Unit Development, in accordance with Article 4.4.6.D, Administration of Planned Developments, of the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) of the City of Sycamore. The nature of the amendment is to provide for the rearrangement of lots within the Planned Unit Development. No substantive changes to the original Final Development Plat of Somerset Farm P.U.D. are proposed aside from the rearrangement of lots in the residential portion of the planned unit development to provide individual lots for individual buildings. A copy of the proposed Amended Final Plat of Somerset Farm P.U.D. is available for public inspection at the City Clerk's office at 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois. This public hearing will supplement and offer a further opportunity to be heard regarding the information presented to the Plan Commission by the petitioner on June 10, 2013. The property is legally described as:

/s/ John Acardo DeKalb County Clerk & Recorder

Chairman, Sycamore Plan Commission (Published in the Daily Chronicle June13, 2013)

(Published in the Daily Chronicle, June 6, 13, 20, 2013.)

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that the Plan Commission of the City of Sycamore will reconvene for the purpose of continuing its public hearing on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Sycamore Center (City Council Chambers), 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois in consideration of the request of St. Mary's Church of Sycamore, Illinois for a Special Use Permit to construct a rectory on the property located at 453 South California Street in Sycamore, IL. Information regarding the proposed Special Use Permit is available for public inspection at the City Clerk's Office, 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois. This public hearing will supplement and offer a further opportunity to be heard regarding the information presented to the Plan Commission by the petitioner on June 10, 2013. The subject property is legally described as: LOT 7, BLOCK 3 OF WATERMAN AND ELLWOOD'S SOUTH ADDITION TO THE CITY OF SYCAMORE, DEKALB COUNTY, ILLINOIS. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing or submit written comments to the City Clerk's Office at 308 West State Street, Sycamore, IL 60178. John Lewis Chairman, Sycamore Plan Commission (Published in the Daily Chronicle June 13, 2013)

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3. The attorney for the estate and his address is: Thomas W. Giger 3903 S. Oak Park Avenue Stickney, IL 60402 4. Claims against the estate may be filed on or before December 6, 2013. Claims against the estate may be filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court, 133 W. State St., Sycamore, IL 60178, or with the Representative, or both. Any claim not filed within that period is barred. Copies of a claim filed with the Clerk must be mailed or delivered to the Representative and to the attorney within 10 days after it has been filed. 5. On May 8, 2013, an Order Admitting the Will to Probate and Appointing the Representative was entered. 6. Within 42 days after the effective date of the original Order Admitting the Will to Probate, you may file a petition with the Court to require proof of the validity of the Will by testimony or witness to the Will in open Court, or other evidence, as provided under section 6-21 of the Probate Act (IL Rev. Stat. Ch. 110 1/2, Par. 6-21). 7. Within 6 months after the effective date of the original Order Admitting the Will to Probate, you may file a petition with the Court to contest the validity of the Will as provided under Section 8-1 of the Probate Act (III Rev. Stat. Ch. 110 1/2, Par. 8-1). 8. The estate will be administered without Court supervision unless an interested party terminates independent supervision administration by filing a petition to terminate under Section 28-4 of the Probate Act (III. Rev. Stat. Ch. 110 1/2, Par. 284). (Published in the Daily Chronicle May 30, June 6, 13, 2013)

PUBLIC NOTICE Public Notice is hereby given that the Plan Commission of the City of Sycamore will reconvene for purpose of continuing its public hearing on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Sycamore Center (City Council Chambers), 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois in consideration of the request of James Heinrich for a Special Use Permit to operate an on-site brewery and restaurant (brew-pub) at the property located at 220 South California Street in Sycamore, IL. Information regarding the proposed Special Use Permit is available for public inspection at the City Clerk's Office, 308 West State Street, Sycamore, Illinois. This public hearing will supplement and offer a further opportunity to be heard regarding the information presented to the Plan Commission by the Petitioner on June 10, 2013. The subject properties are legally described as: THE NORTH 80 FEET OF THE SOUTHERLY 160 FEET, LOT 1, BLOCK 1 OF LATTIN'S ADDITION IN THE CITY OF SYCAMORE, DEKALB

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2. The Representative for the estate and his address is: THOMAS E. CONNERTY 377 Spring Creek Road Barrington Hills, IL 60010

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PUBLIC NOTICE Prevailing Wage Determination. Notice is hereby given that on June 10, 2013, the Hinckley Public Library District Board of Trustees adopted the Prevailing Wage Act Ordinance, as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor, ascertaining the prevailing rate of wages for laborers, workmen, and mechanics employed on public works of said library. The Ordinance, which lists the applicable prevailing rate of wages is on file and available for examination at the Hinckley Public Library District, 100 N. Maple Street, Hinckley, IL 60520.

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PUBLIC NOTICE SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY The Hinckley-Big Rock School Board is looking for District residents from Squaw Grove Townships who are interested in filling the seat which is currently vacant on the Hinckley-Big Rock School Board. The appointment to the vacancy would be for a 2-year term. Any candidate interested in serving on the Board of Education must be a citizen of the United States, at least 18 years old, a registered voter and a resident of the State of Illinois and the Hinckley-Big Rock School District from Big Rock or Pierce Townships for at least one year preceding the appointment to the Board. If you are interested in serving our community as a member of the Board of Education, please send or drop off your letter of interest by June 14, 2013 to: Marikay Slosar

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