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Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

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Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21

Arab American voters to rally for Democratic candidates Oct. 21 Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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Orland Park Cardiologist warns of rising cardiovascular risk among women

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Orland Park Cardiologist warns of rising cardiovascular risk among women

Orland Park Cardiologist warns of rising cardiovascular risk among women Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women says Board Certified Cardiologist from Orland Park Dr. Kathleen Drinan who will speak to “Women and Heart Disease Prevention” at the Annual Convention and Scientific Sessions of the American College of Osteopathic Internists in Florida….

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the annual Candidate’s Brunch…

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Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma”

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Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma”

Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma” Today is Erika’s grandma Louise’s 97th birthday; to celebrate, Harold campaign highlighting the values Louise taught Erika Today is Erika Harold’s grandma Louise’s 97th birthday. To celebrate, Erika’s campaign for Attorney General is launching a new digital ad titled “Grandma,” highlighting the values Louise taught Erika. Throughout…

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Lipinski urges restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinians

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Lipinski urges restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinians

Lipinski urges restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinians Conservative Democrat Dan Lipinski urges immediate humanitarian aid to Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, warning of dire consequences that not only threatens the life of the nearly 2 million civilians but also jeopardizes the chances of peace between Israel and Palestine. Americans for Peace Now…

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

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Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots

Briefs: Seymour Hersh’s Southwest Suburban roots The hidden Southwest SuburbanChicagoland stories of Seymour Hersh, in Oak Lawn and Evergreen Park, and his publication of his own small community newspaper, revealed in his blockbuster new book “Reporter” By Ray Hanania Biographies of award-winning journalist #SeymourHersh leave out a very significant aspect of his career that he describes as having…

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Poor journalism blocks Perseid Meteor Shower

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Poor journalism blocks Perseid Meteor Shower

Poor journalism blocks Perseid Meteor Shower They said poor weather would probably be the main reason why most people don’t see the Perseid Meteor Shower, but the real obstacle is poor journalism by science and technology writers, and online websites that are filled with “Spam Ads” and “Spam Writing.” Here’s the easy way to find…

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Dryer fire in Orland Park home at 144th Block of Mason Lane

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Dryer fire in Orland Park home at 144th Block of Mason Lane

Dryer fire in Orland Park home at 144th Block of Mason Lane The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) responded to a house fire located in the 14400 block of Mason Lane at approximately 11:56 PM on Friday night. OFPD Fire companies arrived on the scene and found heavy smoke coming from the sub-basement of the…

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Biased news media reinforces Trump’s popularity

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Biased news media reinforces Trump’s popularity

Biased news media reinforces Trump’s popularity The mainstream news media’s bias is empowering President Donald Trump. So far, every one of their predictions has been wrong, from asserting he could never with the presidency to claims he would be impeached before completing his first year. What the news media is doing is helping Trump by…

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The verdict on Jury Duty in Cook County

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The verdict on Jury Duty in Cook County

The verdict on Jury Duty in Cook County I received my summons to appear at Jury Duty. I didn’t want to use any excuses having been a reporter covering the court system, being a political columnist who writes about court cases, having been in several legal cases as a defendant and plaintiff in political cases in…

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Pretend interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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Pretend interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Pretend interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel I’ve covered six Chicago Mayors since 1976 including Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael A. Bilandic, Jane M. Byrne, Harold Washington, Eugene Sawyer and Richard M. Daley. But I have yet to get Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to allow me to interview him, despite numerous requests. What’s the excuse…

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Cicero hosts day of prayer to fight street gangs

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Cicero hosts day of prayer to fight street gangs

Cicero hosts Day of Prayer to fight street gangs This is the 7th year of what has become an annual summer tradition for this “Day of Prayer in Cicero” which has helped bring the community together and succeed in overcoming the violence of street gangs. Local church leaders and community members joined with the Town…

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