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Governor adds another county to drought disaster declaration

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Governor adds another county to drought disaster declaration

Governor adds another county to drought disaster declaration Winnebago County has been named in a drought disaster declaration by Illinois Gov J.B. Pritzker, joining Boone, Cook, DeKalb, Kane, Lake and McHenry Counties. The disaster declaration allows counties to access emergency loans following drought conditions Winnebago county has been added to the USDA Secretarial natural disaster…

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White House push probes “Capitol riot,” but continues to ignore the post-Floyd riots

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White House push probes “Capitol riot,” but continues to ignore the post-Floyd riots

White House push probes “Capitol riot,” but continues to ignore the post-Floyd riots Special Column Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Loot businesses, burn buildings, injure scores of people and that is your 1st Amendment Constitutional Right to protest. But protest government, and the Congress treats it as a high crime and misdemeanor. The hypocrisy of how Congress ignores…

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Three Goodman plays in different ways in the week ahead

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Three Goodman plays in different ways in the week ahead

Three Goodman plays in different ways in the week ahead Experience School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls play (starts Friday, at Goodman Theatre), Memories of Overdevelopment (online, on Saturday) Zulema (in Chicago Parks, starting Aug. 5) In an unprecedented opportunity, audiences can experience Goodman Theatre productions in three ways in just one week—one in-person,…

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Water Reclamation District offers rain barrels

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Water Reclamation District offers rain barrels

Water Reclamation District offers rain barrels Rain barrels help manage and control Rainer water run-off on your property and provides a way to water your lawn while reducing the costs of water service. New low pricing is available for MWRD rain barrels for Cook County residents: $21.96, seniors 65+ $10.98. Prices for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of…

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Cicero lawsuit accuses BNSF of altering property to force water runoff into neighborhoods

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Cicero lawsuit accuses BNSF of altering property to force water runoff into neighborhoods

Cicero lawsuit accuses BNSF of altering property to force water runoff into neighborhoods The Town of Cicero this week filed a lawsuit against the BNSF Railway Company alleging that the company intentionally elevated its land surface by several feet and covered the soft ground with pavement to force the run-off of rainwater from its property…

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Chicago Wolves elevate Mahoney, Sata to team Presidency

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Chicago Wolves elevate Mahoney, Sata to team Presidency

Chicago Wolves elevate Mahoney, Sata to team Presidency Organization’s long-time leaders rewarded for their excellence The Chicago Wolves announced Thursday that senior vice presidents Courtney Mahoney and Jon Sata have been named President of Operations and President of Business Operations, respectively, for the four-time league-champion organization. Mahoney has been a leader in the Wolves front…

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Tribute to fighter behind a Chicagoland success story, RoseMarie Lipinski

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Tribute to fighter behind a Chicagoland success story, RoseMarie Lipinski

Tribute to fighter behind a Chicagoland success story, RoseMarie Lipinski Court of Claims Judge RoseMarie Lipinski, nee Lapinski, attorney and wife of former alderman and Congressman Bill Lipinski, passed away late Sunday night July 11, 2021 at age 83 after a long illness. RoseMarie Lipinski, the mother of two children Laura and Dan, and two grandchildren…

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Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse

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Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse

Monday’s Column: Making the impact of coronavirus worse Race, politics and a lack of justice is making the impact of the coronavirus pandemic worse on Americans. Many politicians at the Federal and State level are instead helping targeted constituencies rather than addressing the wider problem in Illinois, Cook County and Chicago. They are creating a race…

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Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22

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Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22

Glenwood Ave Arts District Festival Aug 20 – 22 The Glenwood Avenue Arts District has announced that it will be hosting the 20th Annual Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest on August 20th through August 22nd along the cobblestones streets of Glenwood Avenue and Morse avenue in the “Heart of Rogers Park”. The festival will kick-off on…

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Opinion writing: “If you want a friend, get a dog”

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Opinion writing: “If you want a friend, get a dog”

Opinion writing: “If you want a friend, get a dog” I am grateful for the readership that I get in my opinion writing, and I appreciate those who support me and enjoy the column and recognize the importance of the angry haters, too. If I wanted a friend, I would go out and get a…

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React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting

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React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting

React from anti-crime aldermen on special City Council meeting By Ray Hanania A special Chicago City Council meeting was held on Friday (July 2, 2021) to address the rising gun violence and record deaths taking place in Chicago. Many Aldermen have criticized Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot for failing to do her job. Lightfoot has responded…

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Something big to cheer about, for a change

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Something big to cheer about, for a change

Something big to cheer about, for a change Suburban officials in Orland Park come out strong to cheer on local Olympic favorite Evita Griskenas who is one of a team of Americans who will compete in the Tokyo Olympics July 26 through August 8. Griskenas performs in the rhythmic gymnastic, a popular competition for audiences….

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