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Photo, Military Profile: Chicagoan aboard the USS Sergipo Gonzalez

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Photo, Military Profile: Chicagoan aboard the USS Sergipo Gonzalez

Photo, Military Profile: Chicagoan aboard the USS Sergipo Gonzalez Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Sergio Medina, from Chicago, Ill., sends signals to the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gonzalez (DDG 66). Gonzalez is underway conducting composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with Carrier Strike…

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Pritzker names Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head Veterans Affairs

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Pritzker names Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head Veterans Affairs

Pritzker names Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head Veterans Affairs Governor JB Pritzker announced a new appointment to lead the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, nominating Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia to head the agency. “The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs has faced numerous challenges, and it’s a priority for my administration to ensure that our…

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Orland Trustee Carole Ruzich hosts self-defense program for women

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Orland Trustee Carole Ruzich hosts self-defense program for women

Orland Trustee Carole Ruzich hosts self-defense program for women Orland Park Trustee Carole Griffin Ruzich will co-host with One Light Self-Defense a free self-defense workshop for women and girls. The program is free and will address “self-defense, distraction and awareness” tactics. The program will be held on March 11, 2019 at the Orland Park Civic…

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Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas

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Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas

Richton Park collects blankets to help Sister City in Bahamas Photo news Richton Park Village Manager Regan Stockstel, Facility Supervisor Geneen Robinson-Smith & Mayor Rick Reinbold were on hand when members of ComEd’s External Affairs Team Michael Fountian, Bonita Parker, and Lisa Aprati recently stopped by to drop off blankets for Richton Park’s sister City…

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Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison endorses Dr. Willie Wilson for Chicago Mayor

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Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison endorses Dr. Willie Wilson for Chicago Mayor

Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison endorses Dr. Willie Wilson for Chicago Mayor Cook County Republican Party Chairman Sean M. Morrison has announced his endorsement of Dr. Willie Wilson for Mayor of Chicago in the upcoming February 26, 2019 municipal election. Chairman Morrison strongly encourages all Chicago Republican voters to unite behind the candidacy of…

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Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring

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Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring

Nitro Circus’ “You Got This” tour comes to Bridgeview’s SeatGeek Stadium in Spring In 2018 Nitro Circus launched its all new You Got This show, performing in some of the world’s most famous arenas and wowed crowds all across the globe. Now the crew is ready to take 2019 by storm by bringing the adrenaline-charged…

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

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Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer

Pawar gets endorsement of new Muslims group for Chicago Treasurer New Muslim Political Organization makes its first endorsements in Chicago City-Wide Elections: Ameya Pawar for City Treasurer and Anna Valencia for City Clerk. The Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition also released its list of Muslims running for office in Chicago and the Chicagoland suburbs Today, on the first…

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Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill

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Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill

Coalition Calls for Added Funding of Brookfield Zoo in Capital Bill Infrastructure investment will fix crumbling facilities and spur local economy while preventing cuts to conservation and education programs As negotiations over the state’s first major capital construction program in a decade get underway, the B-NICE Coalition (Brookfield Zoo: Needed Infrastructure for Compassionate Education) is calling…

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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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Wolves Hockey: Lagace rejoins the Wolves team

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Wolves Hockey: Lagace rejoins the Wolves team

Wolves Hockey: Lagace rejoins the Wolves team The Chicago Wolves announced Friday that goaltender Max Lagace has been returned on loan by the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights. The 26-year-old Lagace spent most of the last month with Vegas and appeared in one game — rejecting 27 of 31 shots in a 5-2 loss on Feb….

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Joint Venture to energize Burr Ridge Village Center following purchase

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Joint Venture to energize Burr Ridge Village Center following purchase

Joint Venture to energize Burr Ridge Village Center following purchase Orland Park, IL/Feb. 4, 2019 – Edwards Realty Company, which owns several popular outdoor lifestyle and mixed-use centers, and Core Acquisitions, which has a successful track record of acquiring and repositioning commercial real estate assets in the retail, office, industrial and multi-family property sectors, have…

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