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Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO

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Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO

Stagg High school students raise funds for Illinois USO Students at Stagg High school in Palos Heights helped to raise funds to benefit Illinois USO Each year the Stagg High School Basketball programs raise funds through its Hoops for Hope free throw competition where individuals sponsor players for each free throw out of 100 attempts. …

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

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Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration

Rep. Welch delivers keynote speech at Cicero MLK commemoration The Town of Cicero hosted a commemoration honoring the legacy and life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the few Chicagoland suburbs that does more than just see Dr. King as a holiday day-off.  State Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch, of the 7th House…

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

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Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students

Pritzker to give financial aid to illegal and undocumented students The governor’s directive will also provide state financial aid to transgender students. Alternative Application for Illinois Financial Aid provides qualifying students an opportunity to apply for MAP Grants For the first time in Illinois, eligible undocumented students and transgender students who are disqualified from federal financial…

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Morton College student charged with possessing weapons on school property

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Morton College student charged with possessing weapons on school property

Morton College student charged with possessing weapons on school property Anthony A. Guban, 24, was charged Friday with Felony unlawful use of a weapon in violation of the “Conceal Carry Act,” by bringing weapons onto school property while attending class. A witness notified police on Thursday, Nov. 14 around 3 pm, that weapons were visible…

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Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes

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Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes

Lightfoot following in footsteps of “Machine” she loathes Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants you to believe that she is a champion of justice and will fight to make Chicagoans safe, and end the “corruption” that has plagued her predecessors. But alas, Lightfoot is no different from many of the mayors who came before her. And her…

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Pritzker signs bill raising minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 to address statewide teacher shortage

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Pritzker signs bill raising minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 to address statewide teacher shortage

Pritzker signs bill raising minimum teacher salaries to $40,000 to address statewide teacher shortage Taking another step to address the statewide teacher shortage, Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation today raising teachers’ minimum salary to $40,000.   “As Illinois children head back to school this week and next, this new law says to them and their…

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