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District 214 may drop out of National School Lunch Program

dailyherald.com — Northwest Suburban High School District 214 may drop out of the National School Lunch Program next year due to what officials called restrictive changes in the law. "I'm sure everyone looking at this had the best of intentions," said board President Bill Dussling, "but it falls off the edge when nobody's going to eat it."

City: Despite Elgin auto mall foreclosure, land use still for car dealers

dailyherald.com — A Kane County judge has ordered the developers of the auto mall off Interstate 90 and Randall Road in Elgin to repay $23.3 million owed to the bank within three days or begin selling off six outlots via public auction to help repay the debt.

Schaumburg High School takes state debate title

dailyherald.com — The Schaumburg High School Debate Team has captured the Illinois High School Association State Debate Title for the second time in the club's history, with its students capturing half the top 10 positions on the All-State Debate Team. Junior Nathaniel Leonhardt missed only 10.5 points out of a possible 300 points for the best speaking record in the tournament.

Mount Prospect pizza place expanding

dailyherald.com — Crave Pizza, 106 E. Northwest Hwy., has acquired the space formerly occupied by Anna's Alure salon, allowing the business to expand from 1,600 to 2,500 square feet. With the new space, Crave will be able not only to continue to offer casual family pizzeria dining with carryout on one side, but also introduce a lounge with a sports entertainment component on the other side.
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Average Kane County tax bill to fall for first time in recent history

dailyherald.com — For the first in at least 15 years, the average Kane County property tax bill will decrease this year. It's a small decrease, but the impact of the retirement or refinancing of a large chunk of bond debt in Elgin is so large that tax bills will decrease.

Nursery school director named Lombard Woman of the Year

dailyherald.com — Susan Bielenda, director of the Cooperative Nursery School of Lombard, has been named the 2014 Lombard Woman of the Year by the Lombard Service League. She was surprised with the announcement during the league's meeting on April 10. "It's quite an honor to be thought of as someone who's done a lot for the community," she said.
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Sage, Kramer quickly become best buds at Lakes

football.dailyherald.com — Lunch conversations between Ethan Sage and Matt Kramer are usually lively and up-tempo, which is ironic, because there was a time not too long ago when Sage was convinced that he'd be struggling to fill the time. "The first time I had lunch with Matt, I wasn't sure what to expect," Sage said.
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Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs

dailyherald.com — The lines could start forming as early as 6 a.m. on Saturday as dozens of suburban music fans eagerly wait for their local record store to open. Such a sight would have been all but unthinkable a decade ago. But it happens every year now on the Saturday in April known as Record Store Day.

Elburn vet who sells cats sues to stop anonymous complaint websites

dailyherald.com — An Elburn veterinarian who also sells ragdoll cats has sued to find out who created several websites and orchestrated a campaign that she says hurt her reputation. Jennifer A. Creed, owner of A+ Pet Vet and Dr. Jenn's Ragdolls, seeks unspecified damages for libel and defamation.