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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal  Ald. Marty Quinn today reminded seniors in the 13th Ward to call his office for help with snow and ice removal. In light of this week’s extreme weather conditions and more snow predicted for tomorrow, Quinn wants people to be sure they have…

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Mayor Getty and community mourn Trustee Greg Ramirez passing

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Mayor Getty and community mourn Trustee Greg Ramirez passing

Mayor Getty and community mourn Trustee Greg Ramirez passing Mayor Christopher Getty has Closed the Lyons Village Hall and suspended Garbage Service for Monday, January 28th in a Call for Mourning of Trustee Greg Ramirez “It is with deep regret that we share the news of the passing of Village of Lyons Trustee Gregory F….

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Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes

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Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes

Illinois leaders denounce Trump’s campus harassment changes Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and leaders of the Illinois Democratic Party including Assistant Majority Leader Kelly Burke denounce  President Donald Trump’s efforts to weaken Campus Harassment Rules for university and college students House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and members of the House Democratic Women’s Caucus are calling…

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Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation

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Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation

Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation The Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan ruled that Lyons School District 103 violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act when it refused to permit parents to address the board’s decision to hire as a 6th grade teacher a man accused of attempted murder and seven counts…

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Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless

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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 to address the health, safety and housing needs of homeless individuals at outdoor encampments, Milwaukee County, the City of Milwaukee and…

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One person critically injured in Orland Park house fire

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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 Block of 84th Avenue in Orland Park. One resident was outside…

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Illinois lowers flags to honor killed Trooper Chris Lambert

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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 Christopher Lambert. Lambert was killed when a driver hit him while responding…

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Tollway Director Gorman offers condolences to Lambert family

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Tollway Director Gorman offers condolences to Lambert family

Tollway Director Gorman offers condolences to Lambert family Illinois Tollway Executive Director Liz Gorman and all Tollway employees offer their sincere condolences and deepest sympathies to the family, colleagues and friends of Illinois State Police Trooper Chris Lambert. Trooper Lambert died after being struck by a vehicle Saturday evening on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) near Northbrook. The Tollway honors the service…

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Manteno Veteran’s Home takes precautions after a single Legionnaires’ disease case is identified

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Manteno Veteran’s Home takes precautions after a single Legionnaires’ disease case is identified

Manteno Veteran’s Home takes precautions after a single Legionnaires’ disease case is identified Manteno – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) was notified this morning regarding a confirmed case of Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) in a resident of the Manteno Veterans’ Home. Upon being notified, the IDVA activated their contingency plans at the Home. After…

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Tax Raisers ready for massive Gas Tax increase

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Tax Raisers ready for massive Gas Tax increase

Tax Raisers ready for massive Gas Tax increase In an urgent press conference at the Illinois State building the Illinois Representatives Allen Skillicorn (R) and Jeanne Ives (R) warned of an impending fuel tax hike. According to Representative Skillicorn, “There is a horrible rumor going around Springfield. Actually this is the worst kept secret in…

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP Cook County Commissioner and the County’s GOP Chairman Sean Morrison condemned Governor Bruce Rauner following disclosures Friday he abandoned his re-election campaign in the face of J.B. Pritzker’s challenge. Morrison said Rauner’s cowardly action severely injured the state Republican Party, and he urged an emergency statewide GOP meeting to…

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Bridgeview Police searching for suspect in Hann Funeral Home shooting

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Bridgeview Police searching for suspect in Hann Funeral Home shooting

Bridgeview Police searching for suspect in Hann Funeral Home shooting A man attending a funeral in Bridgeview was shot on Wednesday night (Dec. 12, 2018) during a brawl that took place among members of rival street gangs. other he injured man and the shooter are at large. Polic ear asking for the public’s help to…

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