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Cubs fans take home pieces of Wrigley
What would you do with a grassy patch of Wrigley Field? Rich Gracia has a plan: "I'm going to try to extract DNA from it, and maybe I can clone Kris Bryant." He was one of many fans who came to Wrigley on Wednesday and Thursday for the free giveaway of Wrigley sod, after the Cubs replaced much...
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Boy, 12, assaulted by classmate in South Elgin is back home
A 12-year-old boy who suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted by a classmate at his South Elgin middle school has returned home from the hospital."You heard it here first ... Henry is Home!" the boy's mother, Karen Sembdner, tweeted Tuesday night, along with a photo showing her son...
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Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo tweets support to 7th grader badly beaten at South Elgin school
As a South Elgin 7th grader recovers from a vicious beating by a classmate, the avid Cubs fan is getting support from ace first baseman Anthony Rizzo as well as hundreds of people who have donated thousands of dollars to help his family.Henry Sembdner suffered facial fractures and injuries to his...
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Proposed settlement in fight over Ernie Banks' estate dealt blow
Lawyers for the widow of Ernie Banks abruptly withdrew Wednesday from the dispute over the estate of the late Cubs great, leaving a proposed settlement in limbo and signifying the case could go to trial.For nearly two years, Elizabeth Banks has been contesting a will signed by Banks three months...
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