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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

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The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • 1 killed, 1 injured in Reagan Tollway crash near Oak Brook

    1 killed, 1 injured in Reagan Tollway crash near Oak Brook
    A suburban man was killed and another injured this morning when the car they were in crashed on Interstate 88 near Oak Brook, authorities said. A spokeswoman for the DuPage County coroner’s office said the 29-year-old man’s name was not being...
  • National Career Fairs Job Fair

    Meet face to face with top employers at the National Career Fairs Job Fair! Register at www.nationalcareerfairs.com and you will receive the company list and our online job fair guide. Monday, September 24, 2012 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM Marriott Chicago -...
  • Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....
  • Edward Derwinski dies at 85; first VA secretary

    Edward Derwinski dies at 85; first VA secretary
    Edward Derwinski, who represented Chicago's south side and adjoining suburbs in Congress for nearly a quarter-century before becoming the nation's first secretary of Veterans Affairs, died Sunday of cancer at a nursing home in Oak Brook, Ill., his...
  • A 'Farce' this good ought to be a crime

    A 'Farce' this good ought to be a crime
    Farce fanatics (you know who you are) should hie themselves hence to Oak Brook for Paul Slade Smith's blissfully nonsensical comedy about a sting operation gone — wait for it — awry. If you're not a fan of the genre, well, the title alone...
  • McDonald's, Carrefour apologize for chicken incidents in China

    McDonald's, Carrefour apologize for chicken incidents in China
    Fast food mega-chain McDonald’s Corp. and supermarket giant Carrefour SA issued apologies Friday after being accused by state-owned China Central Television of selling expired or mislabeled chicken. In an investigation that aired Thursday, CCTV...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Did Obama have his chance to fix the economy?

     
    Today, I debate the 2012 presidential race with Jeff Berkowitz, a former business litigation lawyer and economics professor who hosts "Public Affairs," a cable interview show that focuses on Illinois politics. From Jeff, to Eric: In your Sunday column,...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Extreme Differences

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to discuss the 2012 presidential race. To.....
  • It's Fryday: McDonald’s tests new foods, technologies, image

     
    McDonald’s Corp.’s so-called “Plan to Win” is stacked with heavy expansion and remodeling efforts as well as a slew of new menu items, executives told investors this week. At Investor Day on Thursday, the fast-food giant said it...
  • Death penalty and deterrence -- the argument from anecdote

     
    Moved up from Thursday for visibility News story from a week ago: For more than a week, prosecutors say, Dmitry Smirnov had planned to kill Jitka Vesel, a Westmont woman who had ended their brief relationship about three years ago.......
  • More salaries online

     
    A commenter noted that the public school teacher / administrator salary database is a nice companion to Chicago's nifty new salary database of all current city employees. I'm a city resident, and I'm more than OK with the recently announced......
  • First Folio invites you into the life of Katharine Hepburn

    It's got all the dramaturgical creakiness and unabashed name-dropping one associates with famous-person-ruminating-onstage vehicles. But darned if Melissa Carlson's game-and-gamine turn for First Folio Theatre as Katharine Hepburn in Matthew Lombardo's...