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Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19

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Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19

Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19 U.K. regulator, MHRA, authorizes supply of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency supply under Regulation 174; Companies are ready to deliver the first doses to the U.K. immediately. First authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine represents a breakthrough scientific achievement to help combat this devastating pandemic. The companies…

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Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition

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Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition

Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition After a grueling election fight for the First District of the Cook County Board of Review, the Cook County Board of Elections issued a certification officially declaring Democrat Tammy Wendt as the winner over Republican incumbent Dan Patlak. The two contenders issued statements…

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Suspect in Bridgeview car and child theft arrested, charged and to appear in bond court this morning

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Suspect in Bridgeview car and child theft arrested, charged and to appear in bond court this morning

Suspect in Bridgeview car and child theft arrested, charged and to appear in bond court this morning Bridgeview Police filed multiple charges against Rudy Gutierrez, 28, in the theft of a vehicle and four-year-old child Liam Barbarasa on Monday evening around 5:35 PM from in front of a 7-Eleven at 79th and Roberts Road. Barbarasa was…

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Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights

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Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights

Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights By Ray Hanania Don’t let Facebook Off the Hook for violating your rights. If you live/lived in Illinois for 186 days straight in the past few years, you are eligible to receive a payment from a class action lawsuit settlement … All you…

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Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street

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Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street

Firefighters respond to Orland home fire they witness from their firehouse across the street Firefighters at the Orland Fire Protection District’s Station 5 at 8851 W. 143rd Street were conducting their afternoon exercise routines inside the firehouse on Saturday (Sept. 5, 2020) at 2:50 PM when they smelled something burning outside. The OFPD firefighters rushed…

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Marie Newman will strive to bring activists and police together

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Marie Newman will strive to bring activists and police together

Marie Newman will strive to bring activists and police together Marie Newman, who ousted Congressman Dan Lipinski from office in the Democratic Primary election last March, told a rally hosted by Arab Americans Friday that she will strive to bring police and activists together for the benefit of the community and to fight racism of all…

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Commissioner Morrison denounces Foxx failings in Jussie Smollett case

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Commissioner Morrison denounces Foxx failings in Jussie Smollett case

Commissioner Morrison denounces Foxx failings in Jussie Smollett case Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison condemned the actions of  Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx  which were outlined in a special report critical of Foxx issued by the Special Prosecutor Daniel Webb. Webb’s report released Monday August 17, 2020 identified substantial abuses of discretion by Foxx…

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Orland Park Centennial Aquatic Center closed August 13th for “Sanitation and Disinfection”

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Orland Park Centennial Aquatic Center closed August 13th for “Sanitation and Disinfection”

Orland Park Centennial Aquatic Center closed August 13th for “Sanitation and Disinfection” The Village was notified that a Centennial Park Aquatic Center (CPAC) lifeguard, through exposure outside of the CPAC, has tested positive for COVID-19. In response, the Village of Orland Park is implementing the following measures: Following the guidelines set forth by the CDC, the…

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Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests

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Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests

Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests The Cicero Police have concluded a 10 week long investigation into the June 1 attack against an African American driver who was impaled by a metal rod during protests organized following the George Floyd killing. The 25 year old driver from Chicago was in…

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

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Popular hotdog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, destroyed by fire

Popular hot dog restaurant, Don’s in Orland Park, damaged by fire The Orland Fire Protection District responded to a 911 report of a structure fire at Don’s Hot Dogs located at 7245 W. 151st Street in Orland Park early Wednesday morning.  Upon arrival,  firefighters found heavy fire that broke through the roof. Crews began an…

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Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

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Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office

Commissioner Sean Morrison votes “No” to Defund Sheriff’s Office By a vote of 16-1, the Cook County Board passed a resolution today out of the Criminal Justice Committee that moves to defund the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. The lone dissenting vote was from Commissioner Sean Morrison who pointed to three main points for his opposition….

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

Law introduced to protect seniors from scams “Stop Con Artists Preying on the Fears of Older Americans,” Says Congresswoman Robin Kelly upon Introducing the Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly has introduced the bipartisan Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act (H.R. 7699), legislation that directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report…

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