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Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana and song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare

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Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana and song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare

Maria Pappas launches animated Iguana & song to ease concerns of children during Coronavirus scare Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas releases an online children’s video called “Me and My Iguana” to give children enjoyment during this frightening coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The video is online at www.MeAndMyIguana.com Chicago, IL — At a time when children may…

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Mansour Tadros mourned by Arab American community

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Mansour Tadros mourned by Arab American community

Mansour Tadros mourned by Arab American community Leaders of the Arab American community mourned the death of Mansour Tadros who published one of the midwest’s most popular bi-lingual Arab American newspapers, The Future News. Tadros died on Saturday, March 28, 2020, as a result of a suspected coronavirus infection. Tadros was released from the hospital…

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IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open

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IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open

IDHS expanding services by phone and online; 14 offices will remain open All nutritional and medical benefits remain available to the public; consumers still urged to stay home; open offices will operate with reduced onsite staff; staff available to respond in-person for emergencies. State announces Coronavirus cases continue to increase Today, the Illinois Department of…

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses Unemployment Rate Dropped to New Historic Low in February, While State Sees Significant Increase in Unemployment Claims in March While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the…

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Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month

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Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month

Radio Show: Illinois prepares to celebrate April Arab Heritage month Media professional Warren David joins The Arab street Radio and podcast on WNZK AM 690 Radio Friday March 13, 2020 to discuss Arab American Heritage month activities in April, and the politics of Senator Bernie Sanders. By Ray Hanania Arab Americans will be pushing to…

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Illinois identifies 25 patients with Coronavirus

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Illinois identifies 25 patients with Coronavirus

Illinois identifies 25 patients with Coronavirus The World Health Organization (WHO) declares COVID-19 a “Pandemic” The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today is announcing six additional individuals have tested positive at the IDPH laboratory for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “More cases in more places in Illinois means we are seeing growing transmission of the virus in…

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