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A state trooper is stationed across from the house of nurse Kaci Hickox in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10. Police are monitoring her, but can't detain her without a court order signed by a judge.( AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the sameFor soldiers or civilians returning from West Africa, Ebola protocols are not the same
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In this Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 photo, Kit Chow, 22, a university student, poses for a portrait with pro-democracy drawing on a main road in an occupied area outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. Chow said, “Before, most people were silent, and few people stood up, but today many Hong Kongers are investing a lot of effort for democracy. I am still relatively pessimistic. The government still hasn’t come up with concessions, their position is very hard. The voice of the people is not able to enter the government’s ear. Resistance is not just a one-off. We must persist. Then Hong Kong will have hope.” (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Hong Kong protesters: Images of determination'Not like hothouse flowers': In words and images, Hong Kong protesters show determination
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ILE - In this October 2, 2014 file picture, Elena Udrea, leader of the Popular Movement Party, looks towards the camera while adjusting her hard hat, moments before presenting her campaign program, in Bucharest, Romania. Romanians go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Former tourism minister Elena Udrea is well-known for her close relationship with the outgoing president and for her glitzy wardrobe once sparking outrage by wearing a Dolce & Gabbana dress that cost as much as many Romanians earn in a month. (AP Photo/Octav Ganea, Mediafax) ROMANIA OUT
Romania to vote for new leader; corruption ignoredRomania's prime minister is favorite to be its next president; voters blase about corruption
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In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 photo, Sony Corp. President Kazuo Hirai leaves after a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. Sony's losses ballooned to 136 billion yen ($1.2 billion) last quarter as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company's troubled mobile phone division reported huge red ink. The poor result released Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 was despite a 7 percent increase in quarterly sales to 1.9 trillion yen ($17.3 billion) as performance improved in cameras, TVs and game businesses. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
Sony's quarterly loss balloons on mobile woesSony says quarterly loss balloons to $1.2 billion on smartphone woes, sticks to forecasts
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus arrives at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Downey, Watson, Dench honored by British AcademyRobert Downey Jr., Emma Watson, Dame Judi Dench among British Academy honorees
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Bobby Sotka looks at a Lebron James jersey in the team shop before the Cleveland Cavaliers play the New York Knicks in an NBA basketball game Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
LeBron very un-LeBron in opening loss to KnicksLeBron James has rough night, Cavaliers drop emotion-filled season opener 95-90 to Knicks
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Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossedNative American group argues lawsuit brought by Redskins over their name should be thrown out
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Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters (15) looks for a receiver while scrambling from the pocket during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Texas in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Waters threw for 224 yards in the game. Kansas State defeated Texas 23-0. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Looking for playoff contenders outside the obviousThings to watch in Week 10: Looking for College Football Playoff contenders outside obvious
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 1980, file photo, USC's Chip Banks (51) makes a grab for Ohio State quarterback Art Schlichter (10) during the third quarter play in the Rose Bowl at Pasadena, Calif. Heisman Trophy winner Charles White ran for 247 yards and the game-winning 1-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter for the Trojans. (AP Photo/File)
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  • Judge attacked by inmate in Maywood courtroom

    Cook County Jail Executive Director Cara Smith said the judge was taken to a nearby hospital Thursday. The injuries suffered by the judge during the attack were not considered life-threatening. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 09:24 PM
  • Newborn's father testifies in mother's murder trial

    That was the text message Misael Chavez says he received from his then-girlfriend Jessica Cruz on Nov. 4, 2011, a few hours after prosecutors say she strangled their newborn son, wrapped him in a plastic bag and left him in a trash can after giving birth in the restroom of a Salvation Army store in Streamwood. Cruz, then 19, was charged with first-degree murder. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 08:26 PM
  • Judge attacked by jail inmate at Maywood courthouse

    A Cook County judge was taken to the hospital after a defendant in a criminal case attacked him at the Maywood courthouse Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A Cook County sheriff's deputy came to the rescue of the judge, but when the sheriff's deputy Tased the man who had rushed toward the bench, the officer also appeared to have accidentally Tased the judge. Chicago Sun-Times, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 07:18 PM
  • Developers, mother accused of conspiracy

    The developers who converted 719 apartments to condos at the Woods at Countryside in Palatine aren't strangers to legal trouble - they've been taken to Cook County court more than 35 times combined in recent years. But one lawsuit involving defendants Vince Manglardi, T.J. Wojtas and their company Renaissance Residential is quite different from the usual foreclosure complaint or breach of contract. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:33 AM
  • Northwest suburban police blotter

    The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Daily Herald, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 04:36 AM
  • Residency questions plague Cook County 12th judicial race

    Questions about residency and qualifications dog the candidates running in Cook County's 12th judicial subcircuit, which encompasses parts of Maine, Wheeling, Elk Grove, New Trier and Northfield townships. Supporters of Republican challenger James Pieczonka claim the incumbent, Cook County Judge James L. Kaplan, resides in Lake County, and is therefore ineligible to hold the seat. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 08:48 PM
  • Our Lady of Destiny, St. Zachary schools in Des Plaines to partner up

    Officials from two Catholic elementary schools in Des Plaines are being tasked with combining elements from both schools in preparation for their consolidation at the end of the year. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Daily Herald, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 07:28 PM
  • Inmate freed in landmark Illinois case

    A prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a case that was instrumental to ending capital punishment in Illinois was released Thursday after he recanted, and a prosecutor said there was powerful evidence that the other man was responsible. Alstory Simon's confession gained international attention in 1999, largely because of an investigation by a journalism professor and a team of students from Northwestern University that helped secure Anthony Porter's release just days before he was to be executed. My FOX Chicago, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 06:25 PM
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