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Elgin, Illinois

Index Elgin, Illinois

Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois. [1]

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010 film)

A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 2010 American psychological supernatural slasher film directed by Samuel Bayer, and written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer.

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Adler Planetarium

The Adler Planetarium is a public museum dedicated to the study of astronomy and astrophysics.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Algonquin, Illinois

Algonquin is a village in Illinois located in both McHenry and Kane counties.

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All-America City Award

The All-America City Award, given by the National Civic League, is the oldest community recognition program in the nation.

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Allegheny Mountains

The Allegheny Mountain Range, informally the Alleghenies and also spelled Alleghany and Allegany, is part of the vast Appalachian Mountain Range of the eastern United States and Canada and posed a significant barrier to land travel in less technologically advanced eras.

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American Baptist Churches USA

The American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) is a Baptist Christian denomination within the United States.

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American bison

The American bison or simply bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo or simply buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds.

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American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Anna Moeller

Anna Moeller is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives who was sworn in March 31, 2014 to replace Keith Farnham, who resigned on March 19, 2014.

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Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Aurora, Elgin and Fox River Electric Company

The Aurora, Elgin & Fox River Electric (AE&FRE), was an interurban railroad that operated freight and passenger service on its line paralleling the Fox River.

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Baptists

Baptists are Christians distinguished by baptizing professing believers only (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and doing so by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).

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Batavia, Illinois

Batavia is a city in DuPage and Kane counties in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Big Timber Road station

Big Timber Road is a commuter railroad station in the Kane County portion of Elgin, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago.

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Black Hawk War

The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader.

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Blue Line (CTA)

The Blue Line, also known as the O'Hare-Congress Line and the West-Northwest Line, is a long Chicago "L" line which extends through the Loop from O'Hare International Airport at the far northwest end of the city, through downtown via the Milwaukee-Dearborn Subway and across the West Side to its southwest end at Forest Park, with a total of 33 stations.

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Casino

A casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.

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Census

A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.

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Central Community Unit School District 301

Central Community Unit School District 301 is a school district located mainly in Kane County, Illinois.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago Aurora and Elgin Railroad

The Chicago Aurora and Elgin Railroad (CA&E), known colloquially as the "Roarin' Elgin" or the "Great Third Rail", was an interurban railroad that operated passenger and freight service on its line between Chicago and Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, and Elgin, Illinois.

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Chicago metropolitan area

The Chicago metropolitan area, or Chicagoland, is the metropolitan area that includes the city of Chicago, Illinois, and its suburbs.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Chicago Union Station

Chicago Union Station is a major railroad station that opened in 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, replacing an earlier station built in 1881.

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City

A city is a large human settlement.

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City manager

A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.

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Civil township

A civil township is a widely used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county.

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Climbing wall

A climbing wall is an artificially constructed wall with grips for hands and feet, usually used for indoor climbing, but sometimes located outdoors.

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Cobblestone

Cobblestone is a natural building material based on cobble-sized stones, and is used for pavement roads, streets, and buildings.

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College

A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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College-preparatory school

A college-preparatory school (shortened to preparatory school, prep school, or college prep) is a type of secondary school.

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Community Unit School District 300

Community Unit School District 300 is a school district headquartered in Algonquin, Illinois, United States, a suburb of Chicago.

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Condensed milk

Condensed milk is cow's milk from which water has been removed.

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Conservation easement

In the United States, a conservation easement (also called conservation covenant, conservation restriction or conservation servitude) is a power invested in a qualified private land conservation organization (often called a "land trust") or government (municipal, county, state or federal) to constrain, as to a specified land area, the exercise of rights otherwise held by a landowner so as to achieve certain conservation purposes.

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Contagion (film)

Contagion is a 2011 U.S. medical thriller-disaster film directed by Steven Soderbergh.

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Cook County, Illinois

Cook County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Council–manager government

The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.

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County (United States)

In the United States, an administrative or political subdivision of a state is a county, which is a region having specific boundaries and usually some level of governmental authority.

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Cycling infrastructure

Cycling infrastructure refers to all infrastructure which may be used by cyclists.

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Daily Herald (Arlington Heights)

The Daily Herald is a daily newspaper based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

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Dave Kaptain

Dave Kaptain is an American chemist and politician who is the current mayor of Elgin, Illinois.

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Demography

Demography (from prefix demo- from Ancient Greek δῆμος dēmos meaning "the people", and -graphy from γράφω graphō, implies "writing, description or measurement") is the statistical study of populations, especially human beings.

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Dennis the Menace (film)

Dennis the Menace (initially released in the United Kingdom as Dennis to avoid confusion with an identically named character) is a 1993 live-action American family comedy film based on the Hank Ketcham comic strip of the same name.

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Dundee Township, Kane County, Illinois

Dundee Township occupies the square in the Northeast corner of Kane County, Illinois.

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E. C. Alft

Elmer C. "Mike" Alft, Jr. (born 1925) is an American historian and former mayor of Elgin, Illinois.

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East Dundee, Illinois

East Dundee is a village in Kane County with a small section in Cook County.

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Elgin Academy (Elgin, Illinois)

Elgin Academy is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory school in Elgin, Illinois, United States.

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Elgin Area School District U46

School District U-46 serves families in 11 communities across 90 square miles within Chicago’s northwest suburbs, including Bartlett, Elgin, Hanover Park, South Elgin, Streamwood, and Wayne and portions of Carol Stream, Hoffman Estates, St. Charles, Schaumburg, and West Chicago.

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Elgin Community College

Elgin Community College (ECC) is a two-year, post-secondary educational institution located in Elgin, Illinois.

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Elgin High School (Illinois)

Elgin High School, or EHS, is a public four-year high school located in Elgin, Illinois, an American city 40 mi.

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Elgin National Watch Company

The Elgin National Watch Company, commonly known as Elgin Watch Company, was a major US watch maker from 1864 to 1968.

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Elgin Public Museum

The Elgin Public Museum of Natural History and Anthropology in Lords Park is a natural history museum located in Elgin, Illinois.

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Elgin station (Illinois)

Elgin is one of three stations on Metra's Milwaukee District/West in Elgin, Illinois.

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Elgin Symphony Orchestra

The Elgin Symphony Orchestra is a regional orchestra founded and headquartered in Elgin, Illinois.

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Elgin Tower Building

The Elgin Tower Building, originally the Home Banks Building, is a historic office building in downtown Elgin, Illinois.

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Elgin Township, Kane County, Illinois

Elgin Township is located in Kane County, Illinois.

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Elgin Transportation Center

The Elgin Transportation Center is the main local bus station in Elgin, Illinois serving as the central hub for the Pace bus system in the Elgin area.

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Federal Information Processing Standards

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

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Fen

A fen is one of the main types of wetland, the others being grassy marshes, forested swamps, and peaty bogs.

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Forest Preserve District of Cook County

The Forest Preserve District of Cook County is a governmental commission in Cook County, Illinois, that owns and manages the Cook County Forest Preserves.

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Four Friends (1981 film)

Four Friends is a 1981 American comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Penn.

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Fox River (Illinois River tributary)

The Fox River is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Fred Crespo

Fred Crespo is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 44th district since 2007.

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Gail Borden

Gail Borden, Jr. (November 9, 1801 – January 11, 1874) was a native New Yorker who settled in Texas in 1829, where he worked as a land surveyor, newspaper publisher, and inventor.

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Gail Borden Public Library District

Gail Borden Public Library is a public library district located in Elgin, Illinois, USA.

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Galena, Illinois

Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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Geneva, Illinois

Geneva is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Illinois, United States.

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Grace Under Fire

Grace Under Fire is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from September 29, 1993, to February 17, 1998.

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Grand Victoria Casino Elgin

The Grand Victoria Casino Elgin is a riverboat casino in Elgin, Illinois, United States, located about west of Chicago.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Hanover Township, Cook County, Illinois

Hanover Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA and is located at the end of the county's panhandle.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.

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Historic preservation

Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance.

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Home rule

Home rule is government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Illinois Route 19

Illinois Route 19 (abbreviated IL-19, or simply Illinois 19) is a major east–west arterial road in northeastern Illinois, United States.

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Illinois Route 25

Illinois Route 25 is a state road in northeast Illinois.

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Illinois Route 31

Illinois Route 31 (IL 31) is a north–south state road in northeastern Illinois, United States.

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Illinois Route 58

Illinois Route 58 (known as Golf Road or Evanston-Elgin Road for most of its route) is a state highway in northeast Illinois.

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Illinois Route 72

Illinois Route 72 is an east–west state road in northern Illinois.

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IMDb

IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.

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Indian Removal Act

The Indian Removal Act was signed by President Andrew Jackson on May 28, 1830.

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Interstate 90

Interstate 90 (I-90) is a transcontinental freeway, and the longest Interstate Highway in the United States at.

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Interstate 90 in Illinois

Interstate 90 (I-90) in the U.S. state of Illinois runs roughly northwest-to-southeast through the northern part of the state.

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Interurban

The interurban (or radial railway) is a type of electric railway, with streetcar-like light electric self-propelled railcars which run within and between cities or towns.

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Jacques Marquette

Father Jacques Marquette S.J. (June 1, 1637 – May 18, 1675), sometimes known as Père Marquette or James Marquette, was a French Jesuit missionary who founded Michigan's first European settlement, Sault Ste. Marie, and later founded St. Ignace, Michigan.

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Judson University

Judson University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts university located in Elgin, Illinois, United States.

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Kane County, Illinois

Kane County is a county in the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Karen McConnaughay

Karen McConnaughay (born March 1, 1957) is an Illinois politician from Kane County, Illinois.

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Laos

Laos (ລາວ,, Lāo; Laos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao; République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.

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Laotian Americans

Laotian Americans are Americans of Lao descent.

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Larkin High School

Larkin High School, also known as LHS, is a public four-year high school located in Elgin, Illinois, in the United States.

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is one of the most popular green building certification programs used worldwide.

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Liberal arts education

Liberal arts education (from Latin "free" and "art or principled practice") can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history.

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List of Roseanne episodes

Roseanne is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on ABC from October 18, 1988, to May 20, 1997 with a revival season that premiered in 2018.

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List of school districts in Illinois

The following is a list of school districts in Illinois.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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Lloyd Hall

Lloyd Augustus Hall (June 19, 1894 – January 2, 1971) was an African American chemist, who contributed to the science of food preservation.

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Louis Jolliet

Louis Jolliet (September 21, 1645last seen May 1700) was a French Canadian explorer known for his discoveries in North America.

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Madman Muntz

Earl William "Madman" Muntz (January 3, 1914 – June 21, 1987) was an American businessman and engineer who sold and promoted cars and consumer electronics in the United States from the 1930s until his death in 1987.

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Maple

Acer is a genus of trees or shrubs commonly known as maple.

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Marriage

Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).

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Max Adler (Sears)

Max Adler (May 12, 1866 – November 4, 1952) was born in Elgin, Illinois to a German Jewish family who emigrated to America in about 1850.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

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Median income

Median income is the amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below that amount.

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Metra

Metra is a commuter railroad in the Chicago metropolitan area.

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Militia

A militia is generally an army or some other fighting organization of non-professional soldiers, citizens of a nation, or subjects of a state, who can be called upon for military service during a time of need, as opposed to a professional force of regular, full-time military personnel, or historically, members of a warrior nobility class (e.g., knights or samurai).

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Milwaukee District / West Line

The Milwaukee District / West Line (MD-W) is a Metra commuter rail line in Chicago, Illinois, and the western suburbs.

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Mound Builders

The various cultures collectively termed Mound Builders were inhabitants of North America who, during a 5,000-year period, constructed various styles of earthen mounds for religious, ceremonial, burial, and elite residential purposes.

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Municipal corporation

A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.

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National Civic League

The National Civic League is an American nonpartisan, non-profit organization founded in 1894 with a mission to advance civic engagement to create equitable, thriving communities.

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National Louis University

National Louis University (NLU) is a private non-profit American university.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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National Street station

National Street is one of three stations on Metra's Milwaukee District/West in Elgin, Illinois.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Nature reserve

A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

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North American Numbering Plan

The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.

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Northern Illinois

Northern Illinois is a region generally covering the northern third of the U.S. state of Illinois.

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Orchidaceae

The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.

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Pacific Islands Americans

Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania (viz. Polynesians, Melanesians and Micronesians).

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Per capita income

Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.

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Peter Roskam

Peter James Roskam (born September 13, 1961) is the U.S. Representative for, serving since 2007.

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Plastic (2011 film)

Plastic is a 2011 horror crime film.

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Plato Township, Kane County, Illinois

Plato Township is one of sixteen townships in Kane County, Illinois, USA.

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Population density

Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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Primal Fear (film)

Primal Fear is a 1996 American neo-noir crime-thriller film, based on William Diehl's 1993 novel of the same name and directed by Gregory Hoblit.

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Prison Break

Prison Break is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring, that was broadcast on Fox for four seasons, with 81 episodes from August 29, 2005 to May 15, 2009, and a fifth season which aired from April 4, to May 30, 2017.

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Prison Break (season 2)

The second season of Prison Break, an American serial drama television series, commenced airing in the United States on August 21, 2006 on Mondays at 9:00 pm (EST) on the Fox Broadcasting Company.

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Queen Anne style architecture in the United States

In the United States, Queen Anne-style architecture was popular from roughly 1880 to 1910.

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).

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Rainwater tank

A rainwater tank (sometimes called a rain barrel in North America in reference to smaller tanks, or a water butt in the UK) is a water tank used to collect and store rain water runoff, typically from rooftops via pipes.

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Raja Krishnamoorthi

Subramanian Raja Krishnamoorthi (born July 19, 1973) is an American businessman, public servant, and politician from the state of Illinois who is the U.S. Representative for.

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Randy Hultgren

Randall Mark Hultgren (born March 1, 1966) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2011.

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Real estate appraisal

Real estate appraisal, property valuation or land valuation is the process of developing an opinion of value, for real property (usually market value).

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Riverboat

A riverboat is a watercraft designed for inland navigation on lakes, rivers, and artificial waterways.

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Rochester, New York

Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York.

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Roseanne

Roseanne is an American television sitcom starring Roseanne Barr.

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Rosemont station (CTA)

Rosemont, formerly River Road, is a Chicago 'L' station at the intersection of River Road and I-190 in the suburb of Rosemont, Illinois.

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Rutland Township, Kane County, Illinois

Rutland Township is one of sixteen townships in Kane County, Illinois, USA.

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Sara Tancredi

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Sears Catalog Home

Sears Catalog Homes (sold under the Sears Modern Homes name) were catalog and kit houses sold primarily through mail order by Sears, Roebuck and Company, an American retailer.

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Silver

Silver is a chemical element with symbol Ag (from the Latin argentum, derived from the Proto-Indo-European ''h₂erǵ'': "shiny" or "white") and atomic number 47.

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St. Charles Community Unit School District 303

Community Unit School District 303 is a comprehensive K-12 public education system covering in the Fox Valley, west of Chicago.

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St. Charles, Illinois

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St. Edward Central Catholic High School (Elgin, Illinois)

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Steven Andersson

Steven A. Andersson (born August 15, 1964) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 65th district.

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Street sweeper

A street sweeper or street cleaner may refer to a person's occupation, or a machine that cleans streets.

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Sustainability

Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.

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Textile recycling

Textile recycling is the method of reusing or reprocessing used clothing, fibrous material and clothing scraps from the manufacturing process.

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The Einstein Academy (Elgin, Illinois)

The Einstein Academy is a small, private school for talented and gifted students in Pre-kindergarten through High school.

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The Hemmens Cultural Center

The Hemmens Cultural Center is a 1,200-seat theatre in Elgin, Illinois, United States.

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The Purge

The Purge is a 2013 American dystopian horror film written and directed by James DeMonaco.

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Thuja

Thuja is a genus of coniferous trees in the Cupressaceae (cypress family).

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Tornado

A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Trygve Rovelstad

Trygve A. Rovelstad (September 27, 1903 – June 8, 1990) was an American sculptor and medal designer.

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TV.com

TV.com is a website owned by CBS Interactive (CBS Corporation).

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U.S. Route 20 in Illinois

U.S. Route 20 (US 20) in the U.S. state of Illinois is a major arterial highway that runs from the Iowa state line at East Dubuque at the northwestern tip of Illinois, to the Indiana state line at Chicago south of the Chicago Skyway, a distance of.

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U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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United States commemorative coin

The United States has minted numerous commemorative coins in remembrance of particular persons, places, events, and institutions.

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United States Mint

The United States Mint is the agency that produces circulating coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce, as well as controlling the movement of bullion.

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Victorian era

In the history of the United Kingdom, the Victorian era was the period of Queen Victoria's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901.

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Vientiane

Vientiane (ວຽງຈັນ/ວຽງຈັນທນ໌/ວຽງຈັນທະບູຣີ ສຼີສັຕນາຄຄນາຫຸຕ ວິສຸທທິຣັຕນຣາຊທານີ ບໍຣີຣົມຍ໌, Viang chan) is the capital and largest city of Laos, on the banks of the Mekong River near the border with Thailand.

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Watch

A watch is a timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person.

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Watchmaker

A watchmaker is an artisan who makes and repairs watches.

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Westminster Christian School (Elgin, Illinois)

Westminster Christian School is a private Christian school in Elgin, Illinois.

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White Americans

White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.

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Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786 – May 29, 1866) was a United States Army general and the unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852.

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Wing Park Golf Course

Wing Park Golf Course in Elgin, Illinois is the "oldest and best preserved nine-hole municipal golf course in Illinois." The course was constructed during a golf course boom in the Chicago area during first few years of the 1900s.

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Witch-hazel

Witch-hazels or witch hazels (Hamamelis) are a genus of flowering plants in the family Hamamelidaceae, with four species in North America (H. mexicana, H. ovalis, H. virginiana, and H. vernalis), and one each in Japan (H. japonica) and China (H. mollis).

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ZIP Code

ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.

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1920 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak

The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 was an outbreak of at least 37 tornadoes, 31 of which were significant, across the Midwest and Deep South states on March 28, 1920.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elgin,_Illinois

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