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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

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Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months

Orland Park experiences worst COVID-19 infection spike in 8 months As Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau fiddles, Orland Park burns as Coronavirus infections experienced its largest ever increase during the past 28 days, of 696 new cases, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Pekau has resisted issuing a mandate requiring all residents to…

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

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Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax”

Nothing Fair about the so-called “Fair Tax” When you have to label something as “Fair,” it usually means that it is lacking that quality. There is nothing “fair” about the Fair Tax. Have you ever known government to end a “temporary” tax, or return tax money that has been collected for special time-length projects like…

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Orland Township and Secretary of State cut ribbon on new service facility

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Orland Township and Secretary of State cut ribbon on new service facility

Orland Township and Secretary of State cut ribbon on new service facility Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady and Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White officially opened the new Secretary of State Service facility that was pushed out of Orland Park Village Hall by Mayor Keith Pekau. The move by O’Grady and White keeps the important…

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Anniversary of Arab American Recognition in Illinois

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Anniversary of Arab American Recognition in Illinois

Anniversary of Arab American Recognition in Illinois Two years ago in October 2018, Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan introduced legislation that formally recognized April as Arab American Heritage Month at a meeting of the Arab American Democratic Club. Madigan’s legislation made the declaration a state law. Here’s a story recalling that important event in…

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Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights

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Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights

Don’t let Facebook off the hook for their violations of your rights By Ray Hanania Don’t let Facebook Off the Hook for violating your rights. If you live/lived in Illinois for 186 days straight in the past few years, you are eligible to receive a payment from a class action lawsuit settlement … All you…

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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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