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Car fire at Orland Park Mall damages nearby vehicles

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Car fire at Orland Park Mall damages nearby vehicles

Car fire at Orland Park Mall damages nearby vehicles A vehicle fire at Orland Square Mall caused damage to three other vehicles Wednesday night, Feb. 21, 2018. Orland Firefighters were called to the Orland Square Mall to the lower-level Sears parking lot at about 8:30 pm following a report of a vehicle on fire. Firefighters…

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Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

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Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs The Rev. William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. died this week at the age of 99. During his life, Graham once held the Palestinian Christians of Bethlehem in the highest esteem. And when my mother passed through one of his evangelical conventions one day, Graham held her hand high up…

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Fioretti reaches out to suburban voters

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Fioretti reaches out to suburban voters

Fioretti reaches out to suburban voters Bob Fioretti, candidate for Cook County Board president, will hold a fundraiser and meet-and-greet with residents of the suburbs on Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018. The reception will be held from 7 pm until 9 pm at the Brookfield Ale House 8900 Fairview in Brookfield, Illinois. Fioretti was an outspoken…

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Green Party blasts County Clerk David Orr for impeding Water Reclamation District election

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Green Party blasts County Clerk David Orr for impeding Water Reclamation District election

Green Party blasts County Clerk David Orr for impeding Water Reclamation District election COOK COUNTY’S SECRET PRIMARY ELECTION There’s an office on March 20th ballots with no candidates listed—and election authorities aren’t trying to inform anyone about it. [Correction: This release was distributed by the Illinois Green Party not the Illinois GOP Republican Party. It lacked…

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League of Women Voters hosts 4th Congressional Dist forum Feb. 26

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League of Women Voters hosts 4th Congressional Dist forum Feb. 26

League of Women Voters hosts 4th Congressional Dist forum Feb. 26 The League of Women Voters will host a forum for voters in the Illinois 4th Congressional District Candidate featuring candidates in the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary election. All three candidates have been invited and two have so far confirmed, Richard Gonzalez and Sol Flores….

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Goodman Theater features Henrik Ibsen’s play, “An Enemy of the People”

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Goodman Theater features Henrik Ibsen’s play, “An Enemy of the People”

Goodman Theater features Henrik Ibsen’s play, “An Enemy of the People” ROBERT FALLS DIRECTS A NEW ADAPTATION OF AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE, HENRIK IBSEN’S TIMELESS MASTERPIECE, APPEARING MARCH 10 – APRIL 15 AT GOODMAN THEATRE ***PHILIP EARL JOHNSON AND SCOTT JAECK LEAD THE 14-MEMBER CAST ALONG WITH CHICAGO FAVORITES DAVID DARLOW, ALLEN GILMORE, LARRY NEUMANN, JR.,…

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No injuries in fire that caused major damage to Red Robin in Orland Park

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No injuries in fire that caused major damage to Red Robin in Orland Park

No injuries in fire that caused major damage to Red Robin in Orland Park The Orland Fire Protection District responded to an automatic fire alarm at the Red Robin Gourmet Burgers restaurant at 15503 South La Grange Road in Orland Park on Saturday at approximately 4:30 pm. Advance information from witnesses reported a blazing roof…

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Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

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Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough Chicagoland was slammed by a few days of compressed heavy snowfall. But clearing the nearly 18 inches of snow wasn’t the only problem we had. Politics in Illinois has made the experience even worse. Maybe we should have a GroundHog that predicts whether we will have good…

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