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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

Illinois financial problems are a national joke Illinois is ranked as the 49th Worst State in the country when it comes to taxation, according to WalletHub.com. So the last thing someone should do to address the state’s collapsing economy is to increase taxes. The driving force behind Illinois’ financial troubles are the politically driven pensions…

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

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Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

Larry David stole my life and put it on TV One of the funniest sitcoms on Television is HBO’s long-running, short episode-life “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David, Richard Lewis, and Jeff Garland among a phenomenal cast of actors and actresses. The series helped me recover from Cancer. Yes, that’s how medicinally potent it is,…

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Chicago, Detroit best cities for Police

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Chicago, Detroit best cities for Police

Chicago, Detroit best cities for Police A new ranking list by Safety.com found cities such as Chicago and Detroit on 2019’s Top Cities for Police Officers. They studied nearly 300 cities and metropolitan areas across the nation, including the major cities of Los Angeles and New York. Their analysts determined this ranking by using key…

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Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers unique experience for Spring Break

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Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers unique experience for Spring Break

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park offers unique experience for Spring Break Located in the heart of Chicago, Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, 200 North Columbus Drive, has introduced a variety of guestroom packages perfect for spring break vacations tailored to helping travelers experience all the wonder the Windy City has to offer. From all-encompassing experiences with trips…

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes #RayHananiaPodcast #JussieSmollett #ChicagoMayoralElection #IsraeliWarCrimes This week’s Ray Hanania Podcast reviews the past week’s events, issues and my recent columns in the Regional News newspaper, The Reporter and Southwest News-Herald on Jussie Smollett; my columns in the @ArabNews on the Oscar win by #RamiMalek, and at…

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The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax

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The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax

The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax Most of the mainstream American news media got it wrong about Jussie Smollett. They were too eager to believe his lies about racism and homophobia because some issues are more important than others. But the worst int he media is Robin Roberts of Good Morning America on…

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Wolves Hockey take first place in AHL Central Division

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Wolves Hockey take first place in AHL Central Division

Wolves Hockey take first place in AHL Central Division The Chicago Wolves took over first place in the AHL’s Central Division with a 1-0 victory over the Rockford IceHogs in Illinois Lottery Cup action on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena. Goaltender Max Lagace posted 27 saves for his first shutout of the season while forward…

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Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center

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Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center

Orland Park native supports “Silent Service” at Pearl Harbor Sub Training Center By Erica R. Gardner Chief Mass Communication Specialist, Navy Office of Community Outreach. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rusty Pang An Orland Park, Illinois, native and 2007 Carl Sandburg High School graduate is serving at the U.S. Naval Submarine Training Center…

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

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Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production

Moraine Valley students perform in original theatrical production Moraine Valley Community College will present “American Griot,” an original play exploring Muslim influence on the American music genre known as the blues. The Academic Theater production will run Feb. 21 to March 3, in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater, inside the Fine and Performing Arts…

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Service Restored to ComEd Customers Impacted by Polar Vortex

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Service Restored to ComEd Customers Impacted by Polar Vortex

Service Restored to ComEd Customers Impacted by Polar Vortex ComEd restores service to 61,000 customers within first 24 hours ComEd crews and contractors restored electrical service this week to 64,000 customers affected by the polar vortex that plunged the temperature to negative 23 degrees, the second coldest in recorded history for the Chicago area. Power…

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism? A teenager brought a gun into the Orland Park Mall and shot and killed a fellow student. But instead of talking about measure to protect innocent shoppers, some want to focus on racism. It’s time to consider metal detectors and restrictions on clothing…

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Hockey News: Wolves Rally nearly unseats Cleveland Monsters

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Hockey News: Wolves Rally nearly unseats Cleveland Monsters

Hockey News: Wolves Rally nearly unseats Cleveland Monsters The Chicago Wolves pitched a three-goal rally in the third period to force overtime, but fell to the Cleveland Monsters 4-3 in the extra session on Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Defensemen Erik Brännström and Jack Bischoff and forward Tomas Hyka all scored goals for Chicago…

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