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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the annual Candidate’s Brunch…

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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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Oak Lawn Library offers variety of summer programs

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Oak Lawn Library offers variety of summer programs

Oak Lawn Library offers variety of summer programs “Over There” Exhibit Now Open Oak Lawn Public Library Local History is hosting an exhibit from the National Archives, which includes numerous photographs and World War I artifacts, and tells the story of the American experience in Europe. The exhibit, entitled “Over There: Americas Abroad in World…

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Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July

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Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July

Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July Quad Cities – It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue long weekend in the Quad Cities.  There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Celebrate America’s birthday on the Mississippi riverfront Tuesday, July 3, 2018, during…

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National Hellenic Museum opens exhibit on refugees

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National Hellenic Museum opens exhibit on refugees

National Hellenic Museum opens exhibit on refugees The National Hellenic Museum announces newest exhibit — Lives Afloat: Representing the Greek Refugee Crisis, opening June 21, 2018. The Nation’s premier Hellenic Museum Portrays Recent History of Refugees in Greece Dedicated to collecting, preserving and portraying the legacy of Greek history and culture in America, the National Hellenic…

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Candlewick Lake & Links Festival June 10

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Candlewick Lake & Links Festival June 10

Candlewick Lake & Links Festival June 10 Come Out for a Day of Fun with Your Family & Friends Sunday June 10. Open to the public. Candlewick is a gated community with a large beautiful lake. Non-residents normally require entrance through a resident. But during the Lake and Links Festival, the gates will be open…

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Stage 773 hosts 6th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival May 17-20

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Stage 773 hosts 6th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival May 17-20

Stage 773 hosts 6th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival May 17-20 Stage 773, the vibrant comedy hub of Chicago, hosts the 6th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival, beginning THIS Thursday, May 17 through Sunday, May 20 at 1225 W. Belmont. This year’s line-up includes several headliners including Tamale Sepp, along with a fun-filled weekend of…

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Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing

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Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing

Orland Fire offers tips on avoiding mishaps while barbecuing Safe grilling is the topic May 24 at the Orland Fire Protection District’s monthly program “Coffee and Conversations” which addresses a wide range of topics involving family and personal safety. How to barbecue safely and avoid mishaps is the topic of this month’s “Coffee and Conversation” hosted…

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Chicagoland to celebrate Scottish culture and history

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Chicagoland to celebrate Scottish culture and history

Chicagoland to celebrate Scottish culture and history 32nd Annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games to be held  Friday, June 15 & Saturday, June 16, 2018 at Aye-Tasca, Illinois. Explore Scottish culture and celebrate your inner-Scot…..while supporting the oldest charity in Illinois, Caledonia Senior Living & Memory Care The largest Scottish cultural organization in North America, the CHICAGO SCOTS present…

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Chicago announces 2018 Millennium Park summer season events

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Chicago announces 2018 Millennium Park summer season events

Chicago announces 2018 Millennium Park summer season events Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) are pleased to announce the dates for Millennium Park’s 2018 summer season which runs from May through September. Millennium Park will offer traditional favorites like the Chicago House Music Festival, Chicago Gospel Music…

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League of Women Voters hosts 4th Congressional Dist forum Feb. 26

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League of Women Voters hosts 4th Congressional Dist forum Feb. 26

League of Women Voters hosts 4th Congressional Dist forum Feb. 26 The League of Women Voters will host a forum for voters in the Illinois 4th Congressional District Candidate featuring candidates in the March 20, 2018 Democratic Primary election. All three candidates have been invited and two have so far confirmed, Richard Gonzalez and Sol Flores….

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Lisa Hernandez fundraiser March 7

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Lisa Hernandez fundraiser March 7

Lisa Hernandez fundraiser March 7 I’m locked in the primary battle of my political career. My opponent is spreading lies like a running faucet. Years of hard work for our community is under threat of being wiped out for good. We must take a stand and speak up for the residents of the 24th District….

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