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Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation

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Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation

Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation The Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan ruled that Lyons School District 103 violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act when it refused to permit parents to address the board’s decision to hire as a 6th grade teacher a man accused of attempted murder and seven counts…

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Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless

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Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless

Milwaukee County Executive urges regional cooperation to help homeless Milwaukee County, City of Milwaukee, State of Wisconsin and other partners continue collaboration to connect individuals in encampments with permanent housing Following extensive regional cooperation to address the health, safety and housing needs of homeless individuals at outdoor encampments, Milwaukee County, the City of Milwaukee and…

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Protestors block 30 cent gasoline tax hike

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Protestors block 30 cent gasoline tax hike

Protestors block 30 cent gasoline tax hike Illinois taxpayers defeated the plan of downstate and Cook County Democrats to give the state of Illinois the highest gasoline tax in the country during the Illinois 100th General Assembly lame duck session. The Democrat mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emmanuel, showing how out-of-touch he was with taxpayers, had…

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District By Chief Michael Schofield Your chances of surviving a heart attack — cardiac arrest — in the region served by the Orland Fire Protection District are better than in most other regions in the country. This achievement has been recognized nationally and was the…

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Laws needed to regulate credit card interest rates

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Laws needed to regulate credit card interest rates

Laws needed to regulate credit card interest rates There are a lot of challenges facing American consumers, from rising taxes, government corruption and increasing crime, to failing education and deteriorating product quality. But one of the worst challenges facing the American consumer and American taxpayers is the unregulated credit card banking industry. This week, they…

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Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners

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Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners

Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas helped taxpayers cut through the county’s bureaucracy and ordered refunds of more than $8.3 million to 30,000 homeowners who qualified for refunds but failed to apply. Pappas said the refunds were made without the taxpayers having to file refund request forms The…

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Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil

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Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil

Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil Protestors have been disrupting meetings of the Palos Township board for nearly 18 months as a part of a political strategy devised by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to undermine her anti-tax critics led by County Commissioner Sean Morrison. They are targeting Sharon Brannigan out of…

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Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

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Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York

Comedy night fundraiser for Veterans Dec. 24 Join Weinstein and Piser Funeral Home for a special comedy night “Is Comedy Dead” featuring Rabbi & Comedian Barry Schechter & Aaron Friedman from the Bible Players of New York Our 1st Annual Event: Why do Jews eat Chinese food on X-mas? It’s the only restaurant open. General Admission tickets $18.00; In advance or…

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Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda

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Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda

Illinois Tollway unveils unprecedented reform agenda The Illinois Tollway Authority, a $1.4 billion government state agency, unveiled an unprecedented reform program to even the playing field and to brighten sunshine on the authority’s business actions. But instead of focusing on the news, the Arlington Heights Daily Herald and even Crains Chicago Business (are they even…

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Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

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Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers

Red Robin in Orland Park closed after Carbon Monoxide affects 24 customers The Orland Fire Protection District treated 24 customers at the Red Robin Restaurant in Orland Park after they reported feeling sick on Friday Nov. 30, 2018. Four of the customers were taken to area hospitals after the OFPD determined that the cause was…

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Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage

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Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage

Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage The Arlington Heights Daily Herald has been running a series of news reports that read more like opinion columns, slamming the Tollway Authority for changing its administrative staff, a change most people agree has been good. But do the attacks from the newspaper also have a tinge of…

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Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world

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Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world

Pappas displays Christmas trees from around the world Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas’ office is decorated with more than 90 Christmas trees and holiday displays for 15th year.  “Christmas Trees from Around the World” highlights different traditions for the holiday season representing every ethnic and national group More than 90 Christmas trees and religious displays that…

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