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Narcan training proves life-saving in Naperville heroin overdose

Two Naperville police officers had a chance to put their newly acquired death-thwarting skill into practice Jan. 23, when they responded to a report of a teenaged girl in the throes of a drug overdose.

Officers Jason Duffy and Jeremy Womack were credited with saving the life of the 17-year-old, who was found unconscious in the bedroom of an apartment in the 700 block of Benedetti Drive just before 10:30 p.m., police said.

Duffy and Womack delivered a nasal dose of naloxone, marketed under the trade name Narcan, and the girl regained consciousness before Naperville Fire Department paramedics arrived and took her to Edward Hospital for treatment.

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U.S. House grants longer use of Will County landfill

A bill that would allow Will County to continue to use the Prairie View Landfill in Florence Township for an additional 15 years passed the U.S. House on Thursday, with bipartisan support from U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, D-11th, and Adam Kinzinger, R-16th.

The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2015, which has yet to be voted on in the Senate, included a provision inserted by Kinzinger and Foster that allows Will County to continue using the 455-acre dump on the site of the former Joliet Arsenal through 2041.

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Nick Palmer

Nick Palmer

Chairman - Wheatland Township Democratic Party

Nick Palmer and his wife Laura have lived in Wheatland Township for over ten years. They currently live in the River Bend subdivision in Bolingbrook with their four children. Nick is active in the community as the President of the Bolingbrook Crime Stoppers, a member of the Will County Emergency Telephone System Board, the Chairman of The Democratic Party of Wheatland Township and has been a coach of numerous Wheatland Athletic Association sports teams.

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Will County Board plays politics with Metra appointment

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Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant presents International Women's day event

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Local state senators react to Rauner’s budget address

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