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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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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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WGN’s Paul Konrad offers deep look into his career on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

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WGN’s Paul Konrad offers deep look into his career on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania

WGN’s Paul Konrad offers deep look into his career on the “It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania Nine time Emmy Award winning weatherman Paul Konrad talks about his career from news reporting to meteorology, his colleagues, and why the combination of serious news reporting and a strong edge of humor has made WGN…

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“It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania interviews social media leader Salem Furrha

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“It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania interviews social media leader Salem Furrha

“It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania interviews social media leader Salem Furrha During an appearance this week on the “It’s Not So Late Show” online with host Aaron Hanania, guest Salem Furrha, whose west coast family has become one of the most popular social media entertainers on Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube, said the secret…

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Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

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Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

Journalists and elected officials celebrate Arab American Heritage Month The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory salute…

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‘Working for You’: Orland Township hosts third, largest, COVID-19 vaccination event for residents

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‘Working for You’: Orland Township hosts third, largest, COVID-19 vaccination event for residents

‘Working for You’: Orland Township hosts third, largest, COVID-19 vaccination event for residents Monday, April 12 Event at Georgios Banquets Open to Township. Residents in Phase 1B and with Underlying Medical Conditions or Otherwise Eligible Under Phase 1C Building on the success of Orland Township’s two recent vaccination events for local seniors, Supervisor Paul O’Grady announced…

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

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Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program

Seniors are pushed aside in Illinois COVID-19 vaccination program Illinois isn’t even halfway through giving COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors and Gov. J.B. Pritzker is already talking about expanding the eligibility list for vaccinations to include others. The truth is we don’t have enough vaccinations to go around and what we have is being dished out…

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Wolves beat Rockford IceHogs with 3-0 winning streak

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Wolves beat Rockford IceHogs with 3-0 winning streak

Wolves beat Rockford IceHogs with 3-0 winning streak Tomasino and Pitlick tally twice apiece Nineteen-year-old Phil Tomasino produced his first two professional goals to spark the Chicago Wolves to a 5-2 victory over the Rockford IceHogs Tuesday afternoon at Triphahn Center. Center Rem Pitlick also scored twice and rookie center Seth Jarvis delivered his third goal…

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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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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

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How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio

How Facebook, Twitter and Zoom censor free speech on Live Radio Alice Speri, a writer with The Intercept, will join radio host Ray Hanania on Friday December 11, 2020 at 8 AM EST on “The Ray Hanania Show” on WNZK AM 690 Radio in Detroit to discuss rising censorship on Social Media platforms like Facebook…

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region Each winter when the weather turns cold, the Quad Cities serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the unfrozen waters of the Mississippi River.  The Quad Cities celebrates over 50 years of bald eagle…

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