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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

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Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving

Arab Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is a special holiday…

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Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving

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Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving

Remembering Mayor Washington this Thanksgiving Mayor Harold Washington was one of the more affable of Chicago’s mayors. He had a great sense of humor and was driven by a desire to balance the imbalance in Chicago’s society, bringing all of the city’s races and ethnic groups together, treating them equally. It’s something we no longer…

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Cicero officials, businesses and residents raise money for hurricane relief

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Cicero officials, businesses and residents raise money for hurricane relief

Cicero officials, businesses and residents raise money for hurricane relief Cicero Town Dominick, Town of Cicero Board, and the Disaster Relief Committee members, expressed their gratitude to local businesses, schools, churches, and the residents of the Town of Cicero who supported the Puerto Rico and Mexico Disaster Relief Fundraiser Event that held November 17 and…

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Orland Fire District to recognize CERT Graduates Tuesday Nov. 28

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Orland Fire District to recognize CERT Graduates Tuesday Nov. 28

Orland Fire District to recognize CERT Graduates Tuesday Nov. 28 A new class of community residents who are trained in basic emergency response procedures will be recognized by the Orland Fire Protection District at its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 28. The graduates are everyday citizens who participate in the Fire District’s nationally recognized…

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Orland Park police in action, nabbing a suspect at Mall

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Orland Park police in action, nabbing a suspect at Mall

Orland Park police in action, nabbing a suspect at Mall Aaron411u.com caught this on tape tonight as I was driving … Orland Police nab a suspect fleeing the Orland Park Mall today, at the circle drive on the north side of the mall Click here to view the video or use the widget below: The…

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Rauner’s bash-and-burn TV Ads slander Illinois

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Rauner’s bash-and-burn TV Ads slander Illinois

Rauner’s bash-and-burn TV Ads slander Illinois Illinois Gov Bruce Rauner thinks his ads bashing House Speaker Michael J. Madigan are clever, tapping support from three neighboring Republican governors. But the Ads really symbolize Rauner’s own self-hatred of the state he leads By Ray Hanania Anyone with a lot of money can clog our TV viewing…

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Illinois Congressman Foster opposes unfair GOP Tax plan

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Illinois Congressman Foster opposes unfair GOP Tax plan

Illinois Congressman Foster opposes unfair GOP Tax plan Congressman Bill Foster (D-11 District Illinois) issued the following statement on passage of GOP Tax Plan I opposed the Republican tax plan because it will raise taxes on middle class families in Illinois, slash Medicare by 25 billion dollars next year, and pass on trillions of additional…

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Cicero Chaplain returns after volunteering to help residents in Puerto Rico

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Cicero Chaplain returns after volunteering to help residents in Puerto Rico

Cicero Chaplain returns after volunteering to help residents in Puerto Rico Cicero Chaplain Ismail Vargas returned from a week long volunteer trip to Puerto Rico where he worked with communities there to help cleanup and restore properties for residents following the devastation caused by hurricane Maria. Cicero officials donated funds to help cover the costs…

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