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  • 18 Jan 2019

    Winging it

    Winging it Denny Laine delivers solid concert of hit songs By Steve Metsch Throughout his years with Wings, there were two constants by Paul McCartney’s side. His wife, Linda, and Denny Laine. Linda has since passed away. But guitarist/singer/songwriter Laine is ...

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Pritzker announces more appointments

    Pritzker announces more appointments Today, Thursday Jan. 17, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker made the following personnel announcements in his administration: Sol Flores will serve as Deputy Governor. Flores is the founding Executive Director of La Casa Norte, a non-profit ...

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Wolves claim first place showdown 

    Wolves claim first place showdown  The Chicago Wolves took over first place in the Central Division on Wednesday night, topping the Grand Rapids Griffins 5-2 at Allstate Arena. Center Gage Quinney tallied two goals while forwards Daniel Carr and Tyler Wong and ...

  • 16 Jan 2019

    Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless

    Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless Milwaukee County, City of Milwaukee, State of Wisconsin and other partners continue collaboration to connect individuals in encampments with permanent housing Following extensive regional cooperation ...

  • 16 Jan 2019

    Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February

    Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February Illinois residents can enjoy free admission every day in February (c)Field Museum, Lucy Hewett What: For the fourth year in a row, the Field Museum will be free for Illinois residents during the entire month of ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire

    One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire Firefighters from the Orland Fire Protection District received a 9-1-1 call at 4:50 PM on Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 15, 2019) reporting a fire in a two-story split-level home consumed in heavy smoke at the 14200 ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert

    Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert By Ray Hanania Newly sworn-in Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered all flags to be flown at half-mast beginning sunrise on Wednesday Jan. 16 through sunset on Friday Jan. 18 to honor slam Illinois State Trooper ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    Sandoval takes oath of office for sixth term

    Sandoval takes oath of office for sixth term State Sen. Martin Sandoval declares that health care and immigrant rights will remain priorities as he returns to The Illinois Senate for a 6th Term in office Affordable health care, protecting immigrants’ rights, equitable ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    Pritzker signs executive order for full transparency in state government

    Pritzker signs executive order for full transparency in state government Gov. Pritzker To Make Government More Transparent with ‘Back to Basics’ First Executive Order.EO 2019-01 to Ensure Compliance with State Statutes, Transparency Laws and Data Publishing Requirements ...

  • 15 Jan 2019

    Pace Wraps up Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Plan

    Pace Wraps up Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Plan RTA funded plan prepares for faster, more frequent Pulse service Pace Suburban Bus, in partnership with the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), has completed the Central Harlem Avenue Corridor Study, a long-range ...

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  • Steppenwolf Theater

    Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18 Due to Popular Demand Steppenwolf Hosts a Second Discussion with Co-Founders Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry About Sinise’s New Book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service   By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at...

  • (c)Field Museum, Lucy Hewett

    Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February Illinois residents can enjoy free admission every day in February (c)Field Museum, Lucy Hewett What: For the fourth year in a row, the Field Museum will be free for Illinois residents during the entire month of February. Free Days are roughly an $80 savings for a...

  • Illinois State Museum Lockport Gallery, Lockport Illinois

    Illinois State Museum Wins Leader Institution of the Year Award The Illinois Association of Museums has recognized the Illinois State Museum as the Leader Institution of the Year (2018), one of the association’s “Awards of Distinction” that recognize excellence in the museum field, the highest honor given by the IAM. In presenting the award, an...

  • Associated Bank Milwaukee Film Festival

    Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival MILWAUKEE – Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – The 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, will run Thursday, October 17 – Thursday, October 31, 2019. Milwaukee Film’s annual 15-day festival will include feature films, shorts programs, education screenings, post-film conversations, panels, and parties. The event screened...

  • Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoes legislation that would force suburban taxpayers to pay for waste and corruption at the Chicago Public Schools. The bill would take the majority of school funding from the suburbs and earmark it to bailout Chicago Public Schools, which are in debt to the amount of more than $17 billion. Photo courtesy of Governor Rauner

    Multi-Agency collaboration reduces backlog at the Illinois Human Rights Commission The Illinois Human Rights Commission (HRC) is releasing its first Progress Report on transforming service delivery and addressing the backlog of cases pending before the HRC. The report comes in response to Executive Order 18-08, issued by Gov. Bruce Rauner in June, which required the...