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For Wrigley, it's party of a century

dailyherald.com — Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the Chicago ballpark, Wrigley got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon. Hall of Famers such as Ernie Banks, Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins and Andre Dawson were on hand, and so were Bears greats Dick Butkus and Gale Sayers.

Batavia schools to rebate taxes to spur Aurora outlet mall expansion

dailyherald.com — Article updated: 4/23/2014 11:17 AM The Batavia school district will rebate $6.2 million of future property taxes to the Chicago Premium Outlets Mall to help pay for the expansion of the mall. The school board Tuesday approved an agreement with the city of Aurora, which will rebate another $800,000.

Labor clash slows Arlington Downs construction

dailyherald.com — A clash between union workers and developers shut down construction at Arlington Downs last week and led to protests outside of an Arlington Economic Alliance meeting in downtown Arlington Heights on Wednesday morning. A few dozen protesters picketed peacefully outside the meeting about Arlington Downs, saying they were upset about contractors on the project bringing in out-of-state workers and using nonunion employees on the project.
Arlington Downs starts leasing luxury apts next week bit.ly/1rmmy8U but a labor clash is slowing construction bit.ly/1gRsf9W

Arlington Downs luxury apartments to start leasing next week

dailyherald.com — Future residents can begin leasing apartments at Arlington Downs as early as next week, officials announced on Wednesday morning along with giving more details about the massive redevelopment project.
Arlington Downs starts leasing luxury apts next week bit.ly/1rmmy8U but a labor clash is slowing construction bit.ly/1gRsf9W

St. Charles zoning changes to provide space for medical marijuana

dailyherald.com — St. Charles aldermen are set to approve zoning changes that would allow a medical marijuana dispensary and/or cultivation center to open shop in an industrial strip along the east side of the city.