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Stop blaming police for killing of 13-year-old out on the street in middle of the night

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Stop blaming police for killing of 13-year-old out on the street in middle of the night

Stop blaming police for killing of 13-year-old out on the street in middle of the night Every time a child is killed by a street gang or even by police, the first thing society and the mainstream news media does is to blame the police. But the police are not to blame when a 13-year-old…

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Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue

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Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue

Italian Americans accuse Chicago Park District of illegally removing Columbus statue Chicago’s Italian American community remembers 130-year-old mass lynching After a Freedom of Information Act request to the Chicago Park District (CPD) about the Christopher Columbus statues removed this past summer, attorneys for The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans (JCCIA) found a plethora of…

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House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries

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House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries

House fire at 13900 block of Springview, Orland Park: no injuries The Orland Fire District responded to a reported house fire on Sunday, March 14th at approximately 1:37 pm located in the 13900 block of Springview in Orland Park on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Orland Central Dispatch received multiple 911 calls of a reported house fire. …

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Chicago Wolves power past Iowa Wild

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Chicago Wolves power past Iowa Wild

Chicago Wolves power past Iowa Wild The Chicago Wolves converted three of their four power-play chances to trigger a 6-2 victory over the Iowa Wild on Sunday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. Forwards Dominik Bokk, Tanner Jeannot and Phil Tomasino and defensemen David Warsofsky, Max Lajoie and Josh Healey scored for the Wolves (10-2-0-1), who became the American Hockey League leader with 21 points. Rookie…

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze Firefighters in the Town of Cicero had to dig out fire hydrants to access water while fighting a fire that destroyed two apartments in a two-story, 12-unit apartment building on Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Dominck Buscemi said that fortunately there were no…

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

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One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102

One of America’ oldest WWII veterans turns 102 One of America’s Oldest WWII Veterans, Sidney Walton, Turning 102, to be Honored in Miami Beach! Pit Crew to Update Sidney’s “National No Regrets Tour” Vehicle Wrap from “101” to “102.”  Live! Starlite Hotel, 750 Ocean Dr, 8:00 am, Thurs, Feb 11.  Invited guests include Mayor Dan Gelber of Miami Beach Sidney Walton, 101,…

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Wolves beat Rockford IceHogs with 3-0 winning streak

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Wolves beat Rockford IceHogs with 3-0 winning streak

Wolves beat Rockford IceHogs with 3-0 winning streak Tomasino and Pitlick tally twice apiece Nineteen-year-old Phil Tomasino produced his first two professional goals to spark the Chicago Wolves to a 5-2 victory over the Rockford IceHogs Tuesday afternoon at Triphahn Center. Center Rem Pitlick also scored twice and rookie center Seth Jarvis delivered his third goal…

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Young Wolves seize opener with 3-1 win over Griffins

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Young Wolves seize opener with 3-1 win over Griffins

Young Wolves seize opener with 3-1 win over Griffins The Chicago Wolves opened their 27th season with a 3-1 American Hockey League victory over the Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday night at Triphahn Center. Forwards Tommy Novak and Seth Jarvis and defenseman Cavan Fitzgerald scored for the Wolves — the 19-year-old Jarvis tallying the game-winner…

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Announcing New Graphic Novel, “Someday Comes Paradise”

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Announcing New Graphic Novel, “Someday Comes Paradise”

Announcing New Graphic Novel, “Someday Comes Paradise” Entrepreneur, Storyteller Brings Film-Caliber Visual Story to Bookshelves Dare To Be Free Press, a new independent press launched in 2020 from entrepreneur Gary Dean Simpson and his wife and business partner Amy E. Simpson, today released its first graphic novel, Someday Comes Paradise. A semi-autobiographical graphic novel based…

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

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Home Fire in Orland Park: no one injured

Home fire in Orland Park: no one injured The Orland Fire Protection District received a call for a house fire on the 16000 block of Haven Ave. at around 8:20 AM on Friday. Companies arrived to find smoke billowing from the eves of the house and filling up the home. Most of the damage impacted the…

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Redbox lists top movie rentals and streams for 2020

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Redbox lists top movie rentals and streams for 2020

Redbox lists top movie rentals and streams for 2020 With the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic suppressing entertainment and public activities during most of 2020, Redbox lists the movies that were most popular for their customers, through Redbox rentals and also through Redbox Streaming. Here are the lists of the Top 10 films of 2020 including rentals…

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

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Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall

Facebook censors video of fight at Orland Park Mall A fight at the Orland Park Mall in southwest Suburban Chicagoland has become the focus of a debate over censorship by social media giant Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram. The video attracted many comments including some that turned the video into a symbol of racism and…

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