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2008-11-19 18:12:44

A suburban Chicago woman has been given a $25,000 diamond and emerald ring three months after she found the jewelry and turned it in to police. Karen Wonders of Aurora said she gave the man's pinkie ring to police after discovering it in a Naperville, Ill., parking garage Aug. 5.

2008-10-15 18:00:18

Aurora Energy Resources Inc. ("Aurora" or "the Company") (TSX: AXU) is pleased to announce its 2008 exploration program at its recently acquired Baker Lake Basin property in Nunavut, Canada.

2008-10-10 21:00:25

By John Patterson Senior State Government Editor jopatterson@@dailyherald.com SPRINGFIELD - By age 15, Komaneque Bobbett thought she'd lost everything. Depressed and angry, she'd been kicked out of school. But the Aurora teen landed a spot in North Aurora's Fox Valley Tech and Trade Center.

2008-10-07 21:00:31

By Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@@dailyherald.com Kane County educators will be honored Friday night when the Kane County Regional Office of Education hands out its annual awards. Dozens of teachers, administrators and support workers have been nominated.

2008-09-30 12:00:48

Over the last month, the New York web design and medical marketing firm, Aurora IT, has launched three impressive new websites. Two of them were built for individual physicians and one was designed for the Pavilion at HealthPark, a new behavioral health treatment facility in Florida. Urologist Dr.

2008-09-25 21:00:29

By JM Brown AURORA SCHOOL, an academically and socially progressive K-5 program in the Oakland hills, will celebrate its 20th anniversary Oct. 4 with a music festival and barbecue.

2008-09-21 09:00:24

Come Nov. 4, seven Denver-area school districts will be asking voters for nearly $1.9 billion in bonded indebtedness in order to maintain, repair and renovate schools, build new ones, add technology and provide enhancements to existing facilities, among other goals.

2008-09-12 21:00:23

By Leslie Hague lhague@@dailyherald.com The Batavia School Board approved a new principal for Hoover- Wood Elementary School on Tuesday. Lew Girmscheid, now the principal of Prairie Point Elementary School in Oswego, will start in July. Principal Beth Wackerlin resigned earlier this year.

2008-09-02 21:00:17

By Justin Kmitch jkmitch@@dailyherald.com One condition met. Two more to go before Indian Prairie Unit District 204 can move forward with plans to build Metea Valley High School.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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