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Arlington Heights Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 2015, Arlington Heights, Illinois Mcaa thrill ride latest craziness in sports by Northwest suburbs stars a questions for director of Sean Penn movie a Back Page amp s m saturday March 21, 2015 paddock publications a 143rd year a no 158 clash Over downtown decisions by Steve Zalusky daily Herald rom Hie candidates for Buffalo Grove Village president engaged in spirited sparring at a debate held thursday night at Stevenson High school. Challenger trustee Beverly Sussman stressed her Independence identified herself with the average voter and promoted transparency. Incumbent Jeffrey Braiman on the Board since 1991, emphasized his Long experience his leadership in the Region and his ability to Lead the Village in the face of Buffay grave president candidates debate election a 15 financial challenges from the state. The two candidates clashed Over a recent developers proposal since dropped to build a new downtown. Answering a question about leadership style Sussman said Quot i think it is very important to be objective and to look at it and not come to a decision until everything is heard and until the last word on the Jeffrey Braiman and Beverly Sussman subject is made and then you can make a taking his Cue from that statement Braiman said Quot when the Issue about the downtown came up she made a decision before any of the facts were Sussman responded Quot i Don t think i mad Quot a decision before any of the facts were available. But i think the most important fact that i was looking at to begin with was that it was a As for the original Quot downtown a Sussman said that she Hopes to see the struggling town Center strip Center in the next to years become fully occupied and draw people see clash on Pabis big picture a local focus $1.00 c234567 Good times so far Stevenson a Jalen Brunson eel berates late in the fourth Quarter As his patriots cruise to Victory in the boys state basketball class 4a semifinal against Bolingbrook in Peoria. Stevenson won 63-43 to Advance to the title game today. See sports. J cd of i my a \ Ali j Lew a r >1 Ltd daily or Ralerf want to test transit App Metra Pace can pay wit phones by Marni pyre Pyke daily Herald. Rom Metra Pace and the Chi i Cago transit authority arc seeking Guinea pigs to try out a f new transit App that will debut in a few months. Already Agency employees Are testing the smartphone Ventra App which will let people buy and display Metra Mobile fares in lieu of paper tickets. The App also will allow people to Access the Ventra system and add value to their accounts buy passes and get notifications planners from All three agencies said Friday at a demonstration of the App. The App will be launched in May or june As soon As All the kinks Are worked out of the system hence the need for volunteers to help test it. Another feature is an integrated bus and train tracker that provides real time arrival predictions Pace spokesman Patrick Wilmot said. Pace and cat jump started the Ventra program in 2014 by offering a card that allows riders to Access buses and Al trains. The smartphone App brings Metra into the fold. Volunteers will need a smartphone from android j or Apple and is preferably no older than three years. Officials Are seeking a Quot diverse group of participants from across the Region who Quot ride and pay in different go to Metr Arail. Com or for additional information. The App is a work in Progress and different features will be added Over the next year. In 2016, cat and Pace riders with compatible smartphones should be Able to use the App to Board buses and enter train stations. Quot its like a vending machine in your pocket it does everything the website does a cat external electronic communications manager Tony Coppo Letta said. Metra will pay about $500,000 for its share of producing the App. I a i 11,11 Sam i m 111 i it it a ism i it it ii l i 11 ii l Mill s \ i .111 i i pc i i 1 >1 c it i i i i it it i i ii i Liu it. A i�11 la 11 \ a la. I <111 it let it it it Illust. Iii la i is 111 would i Dei Nix pm Wui s w i 111 in i�11 n 11 x Sld million. W \ i it ii 11 w in i it \ it it \ Ini it \ i i to Iii k Vil it it it a of i associated press Juan Rivera served nearly 20 years in prison for the 1992 rape and murder of 11-year-old Holly Staker of Waukegan. Attorneys for Rivera said Friday they be settled a Federal lawsuit against Lake county prosecutors and police for $20 million a a record settlement for a wrongful conviction lawsuit. $20 million Deal convicted of girls murder 3 times then exonerated Juan Rivera gets record payout by Russell Lissau and Christopher Placer . Juan Rivera a the subject of one of Illinois most notorious wrongful conviction cases a stands to receive $20 million from a newly settled lawsuit against the Law enforcement agencies that sent him to prison. That a $1 million for each of the nearly 20 years he spent behind bars. Rivera was joined by relatives and his attorneys Friday at a news conference in Chicago to announce the settlement. It is believed to be the largest wrongful conviction award in . History. But Rivera who was three times convicted of killing 11-year-old Holly Staker in Waukegan in 1992 before Dan evidence exonerated him was hardly celebratory. See Deal on Page 5 timeline 23-year ordeal charged in 1992, then three trials three convictions three reversals and finally his release and a settlement a Page 5 weekend at 5 things you might do from pups to parrots vendors showcasing pet themed products animal Rescue groups and demonstrations Are All part of the 23rd annual Chica Goland family pet expo. New this year is that Guy with the Birds and his performing parrots. The expo is at Arlington International racecourse 2200 Euclid ave., Arlington Heights. $5-$10 admission $7 parking. . 9 . To 6 . Today and to . To 5 . Sunday a Les miss revived Paramount theatre artistic director Jim Corti Helms the revival of Quot Les miserable a the musical epic by Alain Boublis and Claude Michel Schonberg. Adapted from Victor Hugo a 19th-Century novel its about a peasant jailed for stealing bread and his quest for redemption. Its at 23 e. Galena blvd., Aurora. $41-$54. 630 896-6666 or . 3 and b . Today and i and 5 30 . Sunday. Hometown hero i see olympic Gold medallist Evan Lysacek of Naperville when he joins meryl Davis Charlie White and other skating greats in the return of a stars on Lee saturday at the Allstate Arena 6920 n. Mannheim Road Rosemont. $25-$85. 800 745-3000 or . 7 30 . Today. A bit of the blues legendary blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis performs at the Hemmens cultural Center. 4116 w. 183rd, Elgin. Ellis appearing with Frank bang amp the secret stash is touring in support his new album a Tough tickets $25-$40. 847 697-3616 or . Org Hemmens. 7 30 . Today. Nothing Here interest you Check out the Back ruling against Rauner Union moves attorney general shoots Down Rig fit to work zones by Sara Burnett ass dilated press Illinois democratic attorney general on Friday delivered a blow to gov. Bruce Rauner a efforts to weaken labor unions saving two of the main ideas the Republican has been pitching across the state would be illegal. Lisa Madigan issued formal opinions at the request of democratic lawmakers who anticipated legislation would be proposed after Rauner first trumpeted his plans in his state of the state speech last month. One proposal would allow voters to create Quot right to work zones in Illinois counties where Union membership see against on Page 7 juvenile detention Center staffing boost a gov. Rauner announces plan to hire More help for youths. $250,000/year for education adviser a appointee makes double her predecessors pay. Stories on Page 7 operatic love Story catch the final preview sunday of the world s second mariachi opera Quot Al Pas ado nutcase Termina a before it officially debuts and prices go up later this week at the Lyric opera of Chicago. Set in Mexico its the Story of a Young Man the son of a wealthy landowner who Falls in love with a servant girl. It s at the Genesee theatre 203 n. Genesee st., Waukegan. $10-$25. 800 982-2787 or . 2 . Sunday. So go sin s Esco weather in sunny saturday and 50. See the Hack of business. Ii Index comics 7-4 lottery i 12 Moines 7-5 help Ivan Ted Sec 4 markets 7-2 obituaries 7-7 Horoscope 7-4 Mutual lands 5-2 puzzles 7-4 i it St today a believe project recipient $100 to give an Art teacher some supplies read More on Page 3. Elev Rojec

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