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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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Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel

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Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel

Orland Park High school junior publishes SciFi novel Orland Park High school junior Aaron Hanania published his first SciFi novel this month, a tale involving a science experiment that has gone wrong. Hanania, 17, said he was inspired to write the book because of his love for writing. A straight A honor student for almost…

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Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book

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Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book

Video Interview: Aaron Hanania talks about his new book Videographer Steve Neuhaus interviews first-time author Aaron Hanania, 17, discusses his new book “The King’s Pawn”, why he wrote it, what it is about, and some of the key aspects of the characters in the book. Soon to be a high school senior. He urges other…

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Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens

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Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens

Cicero Citizenship program helps 270 immigrants become citizens Arcadio Delgado, The Town of Cicero Director of Citizenship, introduced some of the more than 270 immigrants who became citizens of the United States this year as a result of the Citizenship Committee’s work, guidance and education programs during the regular meeting of the Town of Cicero…

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Cheap Trick, Poison shine

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Cheap Trick, Poison shine

Cheap Trick, Poison shine “Nothin’ But A Good Time” tour is just that  By Steve Metsch After an entertaining nine-song set by Pop Evil, a fan wearing a “Hall & Oates 2018” T-shirt asked me – maybe it was my Cheap Trick T-shirt? – why the band from Rockford would open for Poison. The pairing,…

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Rauner needs to block water rate increase bill

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Rauner needs to block water rate increase bill

Rauner needs to block water rate increase bill The Illinois House and the Illinois Senate approved a new law, HB 4508, that would allow two major water companies to massively increase water rates on its customers to help them buy up smaller water companies so they can grow and profit. The sponsors used the confusing…

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Andrew HS Tweets salute to 3 former student veterans

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Andrew HS Tweets salute to 3 former student veterans

Andrew HS Tweets salute to 3 former student veterans Victor J. Andrew High school in Tinley Park Tweeted out the following honor to recognize the military service and sacrifice of its former students. Click here to view. The salute to three former Andrew High school graduates is timed to salute the service and sacrifice of…

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Teenager uses iPhone 6 to write his first novel

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Teenager uses iPhone 6 to write his first novel

Teenager uses iPhone 6 to write his first novel A 16 year old teenager from Chicago’s Southwest suburbs has published his first novel, “TheKing’s Pawn.” And Aaron Hanania explains he wrote the book only using his iPhone 6. Here’s the plot: A scientist creates a revolutionary experiment, The King’s Pawn, in which the participants are…

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Bridgeview Stadium is an investment in our future

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Bridgeview Stadium is an investment in our future

Bridgeview Stadium is an investment in our future Toyota Park changes its name to SeatGeek Stadium, remaining one of the Southwest Side and suburbs most valuable economic assets next to Midway Airport in driving up home, jobs and economic wellbeing in the Southwest Region By Ray Hanania For many years, the Southwest Side and suburbs…

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Judge Betar win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District

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Judge Betar win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District

Judge Betar win’s nomination to serve on 13th Judicial District Associate Judge Sam Betar III won the backing of voters on March 20, 2018 to represent the Democratic Party as their candidate for the 13th Judicial District in Cook County in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Judge Betar, one of the first Arab Americans…

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Why conspiracy theories are necessary

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Why conspiracy theories are necessary

Why conspiracy theories are necessary Youtube has launched a campaign to delete and ban videos that promote “conspiracy theories” that trend against mainstream acceptance and news media coverage. But is that a wise thing to allow? Conspiracy theories keep the American public aware of instances when conspiracy theories are actually a reality By Ray Hanania…

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