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Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day

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Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day

Orland Park Police Remind All to Drive Sober This Independence Day, and Every Day This Independence Day, the Orland Park Police Department and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) want to remind drivers that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. However your celebrations may look this year, make sure you celebrate…

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Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis

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Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis

Illinois Secretary of State Candidate, David Moore, Offers A Solution to Carjacking Crisis Carjackings in Illinois are at an epidemic level. People are afraid in every part of the state. The number of carjackings in 2021 has exceeded 2020, leading the Illinois State Police to announce earlier this year that it’s partnering with federal and local…

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Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations

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Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations

Mexican Cartel drug kingpin’s daughter sentenced for narcotics violations; El Chapo wife pleads guilty Daughter of Notorious Mexican Cartel Leader Sentenced for Criminal Violation of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. Jessica Johanna Oseguera Gonzalez, 34, of Guadalajara, Mexico, pleaded guilty on March 12, 2021. According to court documents, she violated the criminal penalties of the…

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Paddlers Reminded to be Safe on the Water This Summer

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Paddlers Reminded to be Safe on the Water This Summer

Paddlers Reminded to be Safe on the Water This Summer Safety on the water should be a priority for all boaters this summer – from motor boat operators and passengers to those boaters who prefer non-motorized watercraft. Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Conservation Police and Safety Education experts remind paddlers to stay alert to…

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Chicago Wolves’ Kevin Kacer shares AHL’s Dupre Award

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Chicago Wolves’ Kevin Kacer shares AHL’s Dupre Award

Chicago Wolves’ Kevin Kacer shares AHL’s Dupre Award Chicago’s head trainer honored for yeoman’s work during 2021 season The American Hockey League announced Monday that, in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic, the head athletic trainers from all 31 teams have been selected as the winners of the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award for 2020-21….

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Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

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Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County

Pritzker activates Emergency Operation Center, National Guard in response to massive chemical fire in Winnebago County Residents Within Two-Mile Radius of Rockton Chemical Plant fire evacuated, encouraged to Wear Masks Out of an Abundance of Caution. State Officials from Multiple Agencies Coordinating with Local Authorities to Keep People Safe Governor JB Pritzker has activated the State…

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SONIC Drive-In donates $31,128.00 to teachers in Chicago this Teacher Appreciation Month

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SONIC Drive-In donates $31,128.00 to teachers in Chicago this Teacher Appreciation Month

SONIC Drive-In donates $31,128.00 to teachers in Chicago this Teacher Appreciation Month America’s Drive-In thanked public school teachers by donating $1.5 million to requests for learning supplies across the country To honor the creative efforts teachers have made to maneuver their ever-shifting learning environments and keep students engaged this past year, SONIC® Drive-In donated $1.5…

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“It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania interviews social media leader Salem Furrha

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“It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania interviews social media leader Salem Furrha

“It’s Not So Late Show” with Aaron Hanania interviews social media leader Salem Furrha During an appearance this week on the “It’s Not So Late Show” online with host Aaron Hanania, guest Salem Furrha, whose west coast family has become one of the most popular social media entertainers on Tiktok, Instagram and Youtube, said the secret…

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

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Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services

Orland Township Senior Activities returning to full services Starting this month, residents can expect a full return to normalcy at the Township. Orland Township Supervisor Paul O’Grady, who was cautious in protecting the health of senior citizens during the pandemic, announced this week that all of the townships senior services would be returning in full as…

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US Transportation Secretary Buttigieg invited to tour Chicagoland

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US Transportation Secretary Buttigieg invited to tour Chicagoland

US Transportation Secretary Buttigieg invited to tour Chicagoland NEWMAN, GARCIA, DURBIN AND DUCKWORTH LEAD IL DELEGATION LETTER INVITING SECRETARY BUTTIGIEG TO TOUR CHICAGOLAND AREA. As Secretary Buttigieg tours the country for President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, the delegation letter invites him to Illinois, a national and international hub of transportation activity  U.S. Representatives Marie Newman (D-IL-03)…

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Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations

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Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations

Tax leaders applaud Pappas debt report and recommendations Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas on Monday posted her most recent local government debt report, which this year includes a unique way to measure those growing obligations. The Treasurer attributed debt to properties, rather than per person, to more accurately reflect the burdens placed on those who…

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

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Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects

Newman secures inclusion of $17.8 million for six district transportation projects Projects funded by the INVEST in America Act include the electrification of CTA buses, pedestrian safety improvements and expansion of roads and highways to reduce congestion U.S. Representative Marie Newman (IL-03), a member on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, announced Wednesday (June…

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