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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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Cook County sets new murder record and Foxx is to blame

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Cook County sets new murder record and Foxx is to blame

Cook County sets new murder record and Foxx is to blame Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx has set a lower threshold for fighting crime, creating an environment that encourages criminals in Cook County to believe that if they commit crimes here they will have an easier fight if caught. Since criminals only get caught…

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At-risk populations need to be priority beyond vaccine

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At-risk populations need to be priority beyond vaccine

At-risk populations need to be priority beyond vaccine By Patrick J. Kennedy An end to the pandemic is finally in sight. Both Pfizer and Moderna reported that their vaccine candidates are 95 percent effective, and subsequently received emergency use authorization from the FDA. Prioritizing the delivery of vaccines to people most at risk — including…

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Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65

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Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65

Pritzker Announces the Next Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, Lowers Vaccine Age to 65 Phase 1B Follows ACIP Guidelines, But Prioritizes Equity and Protects Most Vulnerable Illinoisans by Lowering Vaccine Age to 65 from 75; Vaccinations for Expanded Phase Will Begin When Phase 1A is Substantially Complete Building on guidance by the Centers for…

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Orland Township Provides Gifts and Meals for Over 200 Families

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Orland Township Provides Gifts and Meals for Over 200 Families

Orland Township Provides Gifts and Meals for Over 200 Families Generous community supports Holiday Program. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady and the Township board distributed food and toys to more than 200 needy families during the Township’s annual Holiday Program Through many acts of kindness and generosity, the holidays were made a little brighter for…

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Orland Township Strike Force ready to oversee COVID-19 vaccine

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Orland Township Strike Force ready to oversee COVID-19 vaccine

Orland Township Strike Force ready to oversee COVID-19 vaccine Team on board and ready to administer COVID-19 vaccine Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady announced at the Township’s December Board meeting that the Township has a plan in place to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to residents, if called upon to do so by state and local…

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Orland Township Helping Protect Residents During the Holidays

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Orland Township Helping Protect Residents During the Holidays

Orland Township Helping Protect Residents During the Holidays 500 bags of PPE/cleaning supplies to be distributed at Dec. 22 drive-thru Orland Township will hold a drive-thru to distribute bags of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) to Township residents who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the office of…

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Orland Park Village lacks experience to manage COVID-19 vaccine distribution

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Opinion: Orland Park Village lacks experience to manage COVID-19 vaccine distribution Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau claims he is readying to distribute the COVID-19 vaccinations but with no real experience in health care services, the Village is not the best qualified source to manage this important need. That responsibility should go to Orland Township Supervisor…

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Village of Orland Park votes down law requiring the wearing of face masks

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Village of Orland Park votes down law requiring the wearing of face masks

Village of Orland Park votes down law requiring the wearing of face masks Members of the Orland Park Village Board debated an ordinance that would require residents to wear face masks when in public locations, following the leads of similar ordinances adopted by New Lenox and Tinley Park, but voted 4 to 3 to reject…

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Opinion: Wearing a face mask is a symbol of responsibility and respect

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Opinion: Wearing a face mask is a symbol of responsibility and respect

Opinion: Wearing a face mask is a symbol of responsibility and respect Wearing face masks to help reduce exposure to Coronavirus has become a political issue by selfish politicians who don’t seem to care. Elected officials who encourage the wearing of facemarks are being responsible and caring while officials who don’t and make excuses for not doing so…

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Orland Township Stands Ready to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

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Orland Township Stands Ready to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

Orland Township Stands Ready to Distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who has led the region in taking the threat of the coronavirus serious, announced that the Township’s service will be ready to help distribute the COVID-19 vaccine when it is made available. O’Grady has been a role model is leading the…

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New State-of-the-Art Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Chicago Suburbs

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New State-of-the-Art Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Chicago Suburbs

New State-of-the-Art Cannabis Dispensary Coming to Chicago Suburbs Consume Cannabis Co. is opening a destination dispensary with interactive displays, educational experiences, and a variety of products in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois Consume Cannabis Company is excited to announce the opening of its newest location, aimed to be an immersive and educational experience into the world of…

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