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Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month

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Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month

Gov. Pritzker Celebrates Women’s History Month Governor JB Pritzker hosted a Women’s History Month Celebration this morning at the state capitol, honoring the work of women leaders across the state. The following are the governor’s remarks as prepared for delivery: I’m thrilled to be here with you on this special day. I especially want to…

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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

Illinois financial problems are a national joke Illinois is ranked as the 49th Worst State in the country when it comes to taxation, according to WalletHub.com. So the last thing someone should do to address the state’s collapsing economy is to increase taxes. The driving force behind Illinois’ financial troubles are the politically driven pensions…

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Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service

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Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service

Max and Benny’s Offers Passover Seder food service Passover is a very special time of year, and we look forward to the opportunity of spending it with you! All week we will be offering a variety of wonderful Passover specials. As usual we will host dinner the first two nights for your family’s Seder, and…

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

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Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion

Last Blockbuster Store & Last Blockbuster Mansion Time to say goodbye to all that was Blockbuster except the one last holdout store in Bend, Oregon – now relegated as an iconic classic with the closing of the last Australia store. Time to also say goodbye to the Fort Lauderdale mansion long enjoyed by Blockbuster’s co-founder…

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

Larry David stole my life and put it on TV One of the funniest sitcoms on Television is HBO’s long-running, short episode-life “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David, Richard Lewis, and Jeff Garland among a phenomenal cast of actors and actresses. The series helped me recover from Cancer. Yes, that’s how medicinally potent it is,…

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“One of a Kind Spring Show” at The Mart shares gift ideas

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“One of a Kind Spring Show” at The Mart shares gift ideas

“One of a Kind Spring Show” at The Mart shares gift ideas The Mart’s Shopping Experts have Eliminated all the Guess Work, Providing an Unmatched Selection of Perfect Gifts ju­st in Time for Mother’s Day, Graduation, Weddings, and More The 4th annual One of a Kind Spring Show®, returning to The Mart, 222 W Merchandise…

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Wolves win eight straight at home

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Wolves win eight straight at home

Wolves win eight straight at home Forward Tye McGinn scored 1:43 into overtime to lift the Chicago Wolves over the Milwaukee Admirals 2-1 on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena. McGinn caught a pass in stride from forward Stefan Matteau, split a pair of Admirals and sent a backhand a shot over goaltender Tom McCollum’s blocker…

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Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer

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Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer

Oswego Navy Recruit works on guided missile destroyer U.S. Navy Seaman Melissa Van Barriger, from Oswego, Illinois, uses a controller to operate a sliding pad eye onboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) during a replenishment-at-sea with the USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) in the South China Sea, March 3, 2019. The John…

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Bridgeview venue renamed SeatGeek Stadium at Ribbon-cutting

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Bridgeview venue renamed SeatGeek Stadium at Ribbon-cutting

Bridgeview venue renamed SeatGeek Stadium at Ribbon-cutting Bridgeview’s premiere sports and entertainment venue was renamed SeatGeek Stadium in a partnership with one of the country’s largest online ticketing and entertainment companies. The ribbon cutting was held on Thursday March 7, 2019 By Ray Hanania Bridgeview’s multipurpose venue was renamed SeatGeek Stadium during a ribbon cutting…

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Son stabs mother to death in Lyons

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Son stabs mother to death in Lyons

Son stabs mother to death in Lyons A 38-year-old Lyons man was charged Thursday with First Degree Murder and Attempted First Degree Murder in the stabbing death of his mother and injury of his sister. Brian Hahn, of 4048 Anna Avenue in Lyons was arrested on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, after stabbing his mother, Anastasia…

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Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab

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Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab

Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab Forcing suburbanites to help cover the budgetneeds of Chicago has always been a problem with Chicagoland politics. It needs to stop. It’s not that I don’t like Chicago. I Love Chicago. I was born there. But like most people born there, I fled to crime, the taxes and…

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Speaker details actions taken to address sexual harassment

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Speaker details actions taken to address sexual harassment

Speaker details actions taken to address sexual harassment In February 2018, the Office of the Speaker released a summary of past complaints of discrimination and harassment. That document included descriptions of two allegations involving Travis Shea. Both women were consulted prior to the release and requested confidentiality. To date, neither has given permission to disclose…

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