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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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Media must change its focus from Chicago to the suburbs

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Media must change its focus from Chicago to the suburbs

Media must change its focus from Chicago to the suburbs The news media needs a reboot, especially in Chicagoland. I’m tired of seeing Chicago news dominate the TV stations in Chicago when the real news stories are out in the neighborhoods and in the suburbs. The TV News Media needs to change its focus on…

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CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death

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CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death

CBS’ Gayle King should be fired and vicious murderers should be put to death By Ray Hanania It’s very upsetting to watch CBS TV’s Gayle King plead for the life of Brandon Bernard who is to be executed today for the 1999 murder of Todd and Stacie Bagley, a married couple in their mid-20s. King…

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region Each winter when the weather turns cold, the Quad Cities serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the unfrozen waters of the Mississippi River.  The Quad Cities celebrates over 50 years of bald eagle…

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The Coronavirus versus the “cost virus,” the public is paying for it

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The Coronavirus versus the “cost virus,” the public is paying for it

The Coronavirus versus the “cost virus,” the public is paying for it As American’s continue to suffer through the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic, the virus continues to create opportunities for industries like Cable TV for price gouging and requires fees for everything. It’s not subtle. But Americans are being forced to pay a steep price to…

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

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Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home

Neighbor’s fast response at early stages of stove-top fire prevented major damage to home A neighbor who saw smoke coming from an Orland Hills home arrived at the scene with a fire extinguisher to find a stove-top burning and helped suppress the fire that could have gotten out of control and caused more damage. The…

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Oberweis slams Underwood for coddling violent protestors

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Oberweis slams Underwood for coddling violent protestors

Oberweis slams Underwood for coddling violent protestors The Jim Oberweis campaign has made a 500-point ad buy on broadcast TV in the Chicago media market that is started on Saturday slamming Democratic Congresswoman Lauren Underwood for supporting the violent protestors who looted, burned down and destroyed businesses during Black Lives Matter protests in May and…

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Zogby Poll shows Biden holds small but weak lead over Trump

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Zogby Poll shows Biden holds small but weak lead over Trump

Zogby Poll shows Biden holds small but weak lead over Trump New John Zogby Strategies/EMI Research Solutions Poll. Click here to get moe information A new poll of 1007 likely voters taken two days after the Republican National Convention reveals that former Vice President Joe Biden now leads President Donald Trump 48% to 42%, with…

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Survey urges hotels use technology, reduce cleaning, enforce face masks, social distancing

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Survey urges hotels use technology, reduce cleaning, enforce face masks, social distancing

Survey urges hotels use technology, reduce cleaning, enforce face masks, social distancing Click HERE to download a one pager on the survey. A new national survey commissioned by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) conducted by Morning Consult shows that a number of improvements to health and sanitation protocol at U.S. hotels would have considerable…

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Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests

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Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests

Cicero Police charge suspect in brutal racial attack during Floyd protests The Cicero Police have concluded a 10 week long investigation into the June 1 attack against an African American driver who was impaled by a metal rod during protests organized following the George Floyd killing. The 25 year old driver from Chicago was in…

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