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Kate Thayer is a general assignment reporter.
Thayer joined the Tribune in 2010 to serve as a local reporter covering various suburbs in Kane and Cook counties. She previously covered courts at the Kane County Chronicle and the Illinois Legislature for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. A graduate of the University of Iowa and the University of Illinois at Springfield’s Public Affairs Reporting Master’s program, Thayer is a native of the Chicago area.
Running (which includes six marathons and countless other races), spending time with her twin daughters, her family and friends, Seinfeld.