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Missing Lyons man identified as the victim of an apparent homicide

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Missing Lyons man identified as the victim of an apparent homicide

Missing Lyons man identified as the victim of an apparent homicide UPDATED: Lyons Police working with the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT) have confirmed the identification of a body found Saturday morning is the man who was reported missing by his family last week. Lyons Police Chief James Keating said that Paresh Jhobalia, 62, had…

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POLICE ALERT: Lyons Police seeking to locate lost family member Paresh Jhobali​a

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POLICE ALERT: Lyons Police seeking to locate lost family member Paresh Jhobali​a

POLICE ALERT: Lyons Police seeking to locate lost family member Paresh Jhobalia The Lyons Police Department are working with the Major Case Assistance Team (MCAT)​, a suburban-focused police Task Force to find a man reported missing by their family on November 10, 2018. Family members report that Paresh Jhobalia, 62,​ was last seen in Downers Grove. The Lyons Police Department is asking members of the…

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Mayoral candidate Gery Chico releases first Ad

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Mayoral candidate Gery Chico releases first Ad

Mayoral candidate Gery Chico releases first Ad We released our first digital ad last week, “Getting It Done On Education,” and we can’t wait for you to see it! Chicago Public Schools (CPS) have been struggling for too long, but with Gery’s experience as board president of CPS, he has a plan to strengthen and…

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Sketch Comedy Festival Jan. 10-19, 2019

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Sketch Comedy Festival Jan. 10-19, 2019

Sketch Comedy Festival Jan. 10-19, 2019 SketchFest Executive Producer Jill Valentine is thrilled to announce the official line-up for the 18th Annual Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival, taking place January 10 through January 20, 2019 at Stage 773. Since its inception in 2002, the Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival has grown to be the largest festival of…

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Lyons Township Democrats salute all American Veterans on November 11

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Lyons Township Democrats salute all American Veterans on November 11

Lyons Township Democrats salute all American Veterans on November 11 On Veterans Day, put out your flags, cheer the marchers at parades, and go to tributes. But when you wake up the next day, Nov. 12, remember that it’s still Veterans Day for our veterans – and it will be every day of their lives….

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Bob Bong on Business: Sal’s Philly Steaks opens in Hickory Hills

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Bob Bong on Business: Sal’s Philly Steaks opens in Hickory Hills

Sal’s Philly Steaks now open in Hickory Hills Bridgeview resident Sal Bal is the man behind the scripted Sal’s sign that adorns four different Philly cheesesteak restaurants throughout the southwest suburbs. Bal opened his first shop at 78th Street and Cicero Avenue near Ford City Mall around 2005. In 2015, he made his first move to…

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Ugliness in national politics won’t stop, especially against veterans

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Ugliness in national politics won’t stop, especially against veterans

Ugliness in national politics won’t stop, especially against veterans When President Trump says something negative about veterans or “Gold Star” families, he is crucified. But when the left says something negative about veterans, it’s considered an acceptable form of humor, a joke, and free speech. The disrespect of our veterans has intensified and become a…

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Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing

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Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing

Bob Bong on Business: Hobo stores closing By Bob Bong In 1996, Home Owners Bargain Outlet rose out of the ashes of the Handy Andy bankruptcy. The chain of discount home improvement stores eventually grew to seven including locations at 8716 S. Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn and 1693 Plainfield Road in Crest Hill. Other…

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

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Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections

Video: Chicago Newsroom on CAN TV analyzes elections Veteran journalists Del Marie Cobb and Ray Hanania join guest host Bruce DuMont on this week’s episode of “Chicago Newsroom” hosted by Ken Davis. Cobb, Hanania and DuMont analyze results of the Nov. 6, 2018 General Elections on President Trump, the Democrats and Republicans. The panel also look at…

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Orland Veterans host care package collection

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Orland Veterans host care package collection

Orland Vets host Care Package Collection Nov. 4 The Orland Park Veteran’s Commission hosted a “Care Package Collection” event for current U.S. Military Personnel. In addition to the Village of Orland Park Veterans Commission, the event was co-sponsored by Stone Church, Park View Christian Church, and Kruse’s Krew. Veteran’s Commission Director Tom Dubelbeis explained it…

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Downers Grove man pleads guilty to drug-induced homicide in death of 15-year-old exchange student

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Downers Grove man pleads guilty to drug-induced homicide in death of 15-year-old exchange student

Downers Grove man pleads guilty to drug-induced homicide in death of 15-year-old exchange student DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert B. Berlin announced today that a Downers Grove man has entered a plea of guilty to supplying a fatal dose of methadone to a fifteen-year-old foreign exchange student from Spain. Francis Emanuele, 38 (d.o.b. 3/20/1980) of…

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes The national Tax Foundation honors 10 elected officials from around country as champions of fighting unnecessary tax hikes. Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison from suburban Chicago’s 17th Cook County District. Morrison led the repeal of the one center per ounce sales tax imposed by…

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