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IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

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IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 5, southern Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson), has met the metrics to move out of Tier…

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids More than a half dozen victims of wrongful police raids testified at today’s congressional inquiry conducted by Chicago Congressman Danny K. Davis, including Anjanette Young whose case sparked national outrage. Her videotaped message implored political and community leaders to take a defiant stand against bogus police…

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Wolves add first-rounder Bokk

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Wolves add first-rounder Bokk

Wolves add first-rounder Bokk The Chicago Wolves announced Saturday that forward Dominik Bokk has been assigned to the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season by the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes. The 20-year-old Bokk was selected by the St. Louis Blues with the 25th pick in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft,…

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Cook County sets new murder record and Foxx is to blame

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Cook County sets new murder record and Foxx is to blame

Cook County sets new murder record and Foxx is to blame Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx has set a lower threshold for fighting crime, creating an environment that encourages criminals in Cook County to believe that if they commit crimes here they will have an easier fight if caught. Since criminals only get caught…

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Pappas: Which properties have the biggest property tax increases since 2000? If you didn’t vote … Don’t complain

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Pappas: Which properties have the biggest property tax increases since 2000? If you didn’t vote … Don’t complain

Pappas: Which properties have the biggest property tax increases since 2000? If you didn’t vote … Don’t complain Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas today released a study which reveals the properties in Chicago and the suburbs with the largest property tax increases since 2000, dramatic examples of how the tax burden has soared on homeowners…

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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District Congresswoman Newman becomes first woman in history to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman (IL-03) was sworn in as Congresswoman to the 117th Congress proudly representing Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, which covers the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs. A lifelong…

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall A fight at the Orland Park Mall in southwest Suburban Chicagoland has become the focus of a debate over censorship by social media giant Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram. The video attracted many comments including some that turned the video into a symbol of racism and…

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On Friday, Dec. 17, 2020, Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman (D-IL) announced her appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation, critical aspects of our nation’s infrastructure system, as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amtrak…

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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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Pappas: Get early look at next year’s property taxes

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Pappas: Get early look at next year’s property taxes

Pappas: Get early look at next year’s property taxes Pappas: Get early look at next year’s property taxes; Download your bill at cookcountytreasurer.com Next year’s First Installment Cook County property tax bills are available at cookcountytreasurer.com so that property owners can make payments before the end of this year or plan their finances for 2021,…

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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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Study shows Cicero has lowest tax increases in Chicagoland

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Study shows Cicero has lowest tax increases in Chicagoland

Study shows Cicero has lowest tax increases in Chicagoland A recent study released by Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas shows that the Town of Cicero had the lowest tax increases of more than 35 suburban Chicagoland communities during the past 20 years. The Pappas study shows the average increase is 95.4 percent with many communities…

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