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Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program to offer financial wellness webinar Jan. 27

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Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program to offer financial wellness webinar Jan. 27

Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program to offer financial wellness webinar Jan. 27 The COVID-19 pandemic introduced uncertainty and fear to the lives of most small business owners around Cook County. To continue to support small businesses through this difficult time, Cook County’s COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Assistance Program is planning a finance-focused…

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase, not dissipate in Orland Park in part because of the failure of the Mayor to serve as a role model for strong anti-infection practices including the wearing of face masks. Pekau has opposed efforts to require the wearing…

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“Black Friday” and the racism of racism

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“Black Friday” and the racism of racism

“Black Friday” and the racism of racism Imagine the cries of racism if a “White” Mayor had said that he or she planned to organize a day to promote and help “White owned businesses” survive in today’s economy. But you don’t have to imagine that a Black Mayor, Chicago’s Mayor Lori Lightfoot, would organize a…

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US Justice Department convicts Indian-based IRS scammer

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US Justice Department convicts Indian-based IRS scammer

US Justice Department convicts Indian-based IRS scammer Owner and Operator of India-Based Call Centers Sentenced to Prison for Scamming U.S. Victims out of Millions of Dollars. An Indian national was sentenced today to 20 years in prison followed by three years of supervised release in the Southern District of Texas for his role in operating…

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New State-of-the-Art Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Chicago Suburbs

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New State-of-the-Art Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Chicago Suburbs

New State-of-the-Art Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Chicago Suburbs Consume Cannabis Co. is opening a destination dispensary with interactive displays, educational experiences, and a variety of products in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois Consume Cannabis Company is excited to announce the opening of its newest location, aimed to be an immersive and educational experience into the world of…

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Illinois Health officials announce highest one-day COVID-19 totals – 4,015 new cases

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Illinois Health officials announce highest one-day COVID-19 totals – 4,015 new cases

Illinois Health officials announce highest one-day COVID-19 totals – 4,015 new cases Orland Park, one of many of Illinois’ pandemic-challenged communities, sees spike in Coronavirus infections but takes no action to address the continued COVID-19 infection rate as infections grow throughout the state. At leads the State is trying to take action The Illinois Department…

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New Research and Studies Unit exploring Middle East issues launched by Arab News Newspaper

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New Research and Studies Unit exploring Middle East issues launched by Arab News Newspaper

New Research and Studies Unit exploring Middle East issues launched by Arab News Newspaper New department will commission papers and host expert debates and policy briefings by high-level officials  The Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, has announced the establishment of a new Research and Studies Unit (RSU) that will provide information on…

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Trade enforcement can accelerate America’s economic recovery

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Trade enforcement can accelerate America’s economic recovery

Trade enforcement can accelerate America’s economic recovery The stock market has largely rebounded from COVID-19 and American retail sales are improving steadily. Even more encouraging is that the U.S. unemployment rate fell for the fourth consecutive month in August, exceeding market expectations. Each of these gains are sure signs that the Trump administration’s economic response…

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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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Federal charges filed against 74 in Portland protest violence

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Federal charges filed against 74 in Portland protest violence

Federal charges filed against 74 in Portland protest violence 74 suspects charged with Federal crimes committed during Portland Black Lives Matter protests, looting, arson and physical assault by the U.S. Justice Department Charges include assaulting federal officers, arson, failing to obey lawful orders, and damaging federal property U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams announced today that…

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Survey urges hotels use technology, reduce cleaning, enforce face masks, social distancing

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Survey urges hotels use technology, reduce cleaning, enforce face masks, social distancing

Survey urges hotels use technology, reduce cleaning, enforce face masks, social distancing Click HERE to download a one pager on the survey. A new national survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) conducted by Morning Consult shows that a number of improvements to health and sanitation protocol at U.S. hotels would have considerable…

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Foreign scammers rely on your neighbors to harass you

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Foreign scammers rely on your neighbors to harass you

Foreign scammers rely on your neighbors to harass you U.S. Attorney General William Barr should resign from office for failing to defend the rights of scam victims. Barr approved a “consent decree” that let off the hook Americans who helped foreign criminals scam hundreds of millions of dollars from elderly Americans through false IRS telephone…

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