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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police Former Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin, who is seeking re-election in April to replace beleaguered Mayor Keith Pekau, slammed a bill recently passed that would undermine the rights of police. As Orland Park’s Mayor, McLaughlin was always a strong proponent of supporting a strong police force and hired Tim…

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Members of Congress call for Trump’s ouster from office

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Members of Congress call for Trump’s ouster from office

Members of Congress call for Trump’s ouster from office Members of Congress move to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office saying he is responsible for inciting the violence that consumed the Congress in violence on Wednesday Jan. 6, 2021. By Ray Hanania The outcry against President Donald Trump continues to…

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Media hypocrisy in their coverage of DC Protests versus BLM protests

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Media hypocrisy in their coverage of DC Protests versus BLM protests

Media hypocrisy in their coverage of DC Protests versus BLM protests Ray Hanania tears into the hypocrisy of the mainstream news media which is playing politics with the DC protests in his podcast, “Ray Hanania on Politics.” Click this link to listen to the podcast or use the widget below to play it on this…

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

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Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion

Coronavirus COVID-19 infections continue to surge in Orland Park: Opinion The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase, not dissipate in Orland Park in part because of the failure of the Mayor to serve as a role model for strong anti-infection practices including the wearing of face masks. Pekau has opposed efforts to require the wearing…

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Reckoning over media’s biased coverage of Trump is due

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Reckoning over media’s biased coverage of Trump is due

Reckoning over media’s biased coverage of Trump is due Whether you supported or opposed President Trump or President-elect Joe Biden is irrelevant to the problems that this country faced int he recent elections. The real challenge was the failure of the mainstream news media is maintain is professionalism and to denigrate into a partisan organization…

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Former Mayor Dan McLaughlin announces bid in Orland Park

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Former Mayor Dan McLaughlin announces bid in Orland Park

Former Mayor Dan McLaughlin announces bid in Orland Park After consulting with thousands of Orland Park residents, business owners, and community leaders, former Mayor, Dan McLaughlin, will be challenging incumbent mayor, Keith Pekau, in the April 6, 2021 election by continuing his commitment to serve the working families of Orland Park.    McLaughlin’s priorities will…

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Orland Park Village Trustee Daniel Calandriello Will Not Seek Another Term

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Orland Park Village Trustee Daniel Calandriello Will Not Seek Another Term

Orland Park Village Trustee Daniel Calandriello Will Not Seek Another Term Trustee Thanks Supporters and Provides Thoughts about Village’s Future After more than 7 years of public service on the Orland Park Village Board of Trustees, Dan Calandriello announced today that he will not run for re-election.  In a message to supporters, Calandriello stated, “…after…

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17 GOP States and President Trump Seek to Overturn Election

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17 GOP States and President Trump Seek to Overturn Election

17 GOP States and President Trump Seek to Overturn Election By Aron Solomon  This is the type of headline we know has been brewing since election day. Now that the day is here, let’s unpack the events of this remarkably interesting legal and political week and what it might actually mean for the next four…

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Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr., sworn-in to the Illinois Supreme Court

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Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr., sworn-in to the Illinois Supreme Court

Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr., sworn-in to the Illinois Supreme Court On December 4, 2020, after his November 3, 2020 election, Justice Neville, the second African American to sit on the Illinois Supreme Court, was sworn in by Chief Justice Anne M. Burke, with his wife and staff in attendance. Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr….

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Democrat Tammy Wendt sworn in to Board of Review

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Democrat Tammy Wendt sworn in to Board of Review

Democrat Tammy Wendt sworn in to Board of Review Tammy Wendt was sworn in as the new commissioner for the Cook County Board of Review for the First (1st) District during ceremonies on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. Wendt was sworn-in to her new office by Cook County Judge Pat Coghlan. Here are Tammy’s remarks following…

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Massive rise in COVID-19 infections slam Orland Park

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Massive rise in COVID-19 infections slam Orland Park

Massive rise in COVID-19 infections slam Orland Park Coronavirus hits alarming level with a surge of nearly 1,400 more infections in Orland Park just in the past month, as incompetent Mayor Keith Pekau continues to pander with his “Politics over People” party, hosting a $500-per-person fundraiser so he can turn his do-nothing four years in…

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Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition

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Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition

Patlak and Wendt exchange courteous words in example of positive election transition After a grueling election fight for the First District of the Cook County Board of Review, the Cook County Board of Elections issued a certification officially declaring Democrat Tammy Wendt as the winner over Republican incumbent Dan Patlak. The two contenders issued statements…

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