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By Staff in News on Oct 5, 2011 5:40PM

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  • Thieves steal $5,600 worth of onions from a Darien truck yard. [Sun-Times]
  • Retired ComEd executive Arlene Juracek has been appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn to head the Illinois Power Agency. [Crain's]
  • Rail travel times between Chicago and Detroit should decrease thanks to a federal grant awarded for that purpose today. [Crain's]
  • United States and Illinois flags will fly at half-mast tomorrow through Saturday to honor Illinois' fallen soldiers. [Illinois Government News Network]
  • A Taco Bell taco shell made from Nacho Cheese Doritos? This is why the terrorists hate us. [Reader]
  • If you think your property tax bills are high, listen to suburban homeowners complain. [Daily Herald]