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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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School should be more than just an education

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School should be more than just an education

School should be more than just an education As my son readies for college, I reminisce about what it was like 50 years ago when I left homew to go to college. It was a different world then and a different world today By Ray Hanania My son Aaron leaves for college next week and…

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school With the new school year about to get underway, Oak Park Police are preparing to ramp up enforcement efforts to protect the many students who walk and bicycle along community streets to and from neighborhood schools. Additional enforcement efforts are planned at key crossings and…

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Registration underway for continuing education at Moraine Valley

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Registration underway for continuing education at Moraine Valley

Registration underway for continuing education at Moraine Valley Continue your education, earn a certificate or learn for fun this fall at Moraine Valley Community College. Registration is underway for the fall 2019 semester, which starts Aug. 19 with credit classes on the main campus. Credit classes at the Education Center at Blue Islandand Tinley Park…

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