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Familiar face returning as CLC board chairman draws objection

Veteran College of Lake County Trustee Richard Anderson is back as the board’s chairman over the objection of a colleague who contends a rotation of familiar faces is "not healthy." Full Story

ECC officers accuse now-departed police chief of discrimination

Two Elgin Community College police officers are accusing the college’s police chief of engaging in sexually-explicit, gender- and race-based discrimination, and racially charged language and behavior over the past three years, and the college president of failing to do anything about it. Full Story

Feder: Madeleine Doubek leaves Reboot Illinois

Feder: Veteran journalist Madeleine Doubek, former Daily Herald managing editor, has resigned as publisher of Reboot Illinois, the website and subscription newsletter covering state government and politics. Full Story

5 ideas for this weekend in the suburbs

Go Irish for a day at the Northwest Celtic Fest at Sears Centre. Or enjoy the music of Mary Wilson or Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s John McEuen and Friends Saturday. Here are a few ideas for the weekend ahead. Full Story

Analysis: At 100 days, Trump governs as he campaigned

President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office have been a mix of signature setbacks and some successes, plus more turmoil than calm emanating from the West Wing of the White House and more division than a coming together in the country. Full Story

Missing Joliet toddler’s death ‘suspicious,’ authorities say

The body of a 1½-year-old girl was found at a "deplorable" northern Illinois home that she and her mother shared with squatters after her mother reluctantly allowed detectives inside to search and a day after she reported her daughter missing, police said Thursday. Full Story

Portion of Fox River Trail in Batavia to close through end of year

Part of the Fox River Trail in Batavia will be closed starting May 8 to accommodate construction work at Batavia’s sewage treatment plant. Full Story

Veteran Lake County cop honored during retirement ceremony

After 50 years in law enforcement, Lake County Undersheriff Ray Rose retired Friday morning with a ceremony in Waukegan. Full Story

‘The Circle’ isn’t half bad, but it’s only half good

Though "The Circle," an adaptation of a 2013 Dave Eggers novel about a young woman coming to terms with privacy, ethics and humanity while working at a Facebook-like company, wasn’t screened for critics, it isn’t half bad. Full Story

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill hitting the road — and heading to Rosemont — for latest tour

The love story of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill started on a tour two decades ago and that chemistry onstage has made them one of the genre’s biggest headliners. They recently started their third "Soul2Soul" tour, which will bring them to Rosemont’s Allstate Arena on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Full Story

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