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IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

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IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining

IDPH Announces Region 5 Moves into Tier 1 Mitigation – Limited Indoor Dining The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced Region 5, southern Illinois (Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson), has met the metrics to move out of Tier…

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

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Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids

Congressional Inquiry Hears Riveting Testimony on Illegal Police Raids More than a half dozen victims of wrongful police raids testified at today’s congressional inquiry conducted by Chicago Congressman Danny K. Davis, including Anjanette Young whose case sparked national outrage. Her videotaped message implored political and community leaders to take a defiant stand against bogus police…

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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

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McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police

McLaughlin slams bill that undermines police Former Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin, who is seeking re-election in April to replace beleaguered Mayor Keith Pekau, slammed a bill recently passed that would undermine the rights of police. As Orland Park’s Mayor, McLaughlin was always a strong proponent of supporting a strong police force and hired Tim…

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Wolves add first-rounder Bokk

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Wolves add first-rounder Bokk

Wolves add first-rounder Bokk The Chicago Wolves announced Saturday that forward Dominik Bokk has been assigned to the team for the upcoming 2020-21 season by the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes. The 20-year-old Bokk was selected by the St. Louis Blues with the 25th pick in the first round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft,…

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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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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

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Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District

Supporting Our Police: Statement from the Orland Fire Protection District The Orland Fire Protection District strongly condemns the Illinois Legislature’s adoption of a law, HB 3653, that impose sweeping changes to police departments throughout the State of Illinois that undermine the support of our men and women in Blue and their ability to fight crime….

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Another pandemic victim

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Another pandemic victim

Another pandemic victim Only three new laws for Illinois as 2021 starts By Steve Metsch The making of laws appears to be yet another victim of the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois. Normally, we see dozens of new laws taking effect on a wide range of topics each New Year’s Day. But as 2021 begins Friday,…

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All in the family

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All in the family

All in the family Niego roots run deep for Lyons boys basketball By Steve Metsch The unofficial first family of Lyons Township High School boys basketball is having an unusual winter. With the high school season in Illinois on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, no games are being played in the Lyons Township fieldhouse….

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‘Violent domestic terrorists’

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‘Violent domestic terrorists’

‘Violent domestic terrorists’ U.S. Rep. Newman recounts ‘tense’ ‘ attack on Capitol By Steve Metsch U.S. Rep. Marie Newman (D-3rd) was on the Capitol campus, in a safe place, when the riot broke out Jan. 6, but she’ll never forget that day. “It was very tense,” she said in a phone interview Jan. 12 from…

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Media and critics distort Trump’s role in DC protests

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Media and critics distort Trump’s role in DC protests

Media and critics distort Trump’s role in DC protests Removing Trump right now would light a fuse and endanger the Union, supporters like Rick Manning argue. Read actual remarks President Trump gave to the DC Protestors that are being distorted and twisted for political purposes by the biased mainstream news media before Twitter censored the President…

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Members of Congress call for Trump’s ouster from office

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Members of Congress call for Trump’s ouster from office

Members of Congress call for Trump’s ouster from office Members of Congress move to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office saying he is responsible for inciting the violence that consumed the Congress in violence on Wednesday Jan. 6, 2021. By Ray Hanania The outcry against President Donald Trump continues to…

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CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope

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CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope

CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope CAIR Condemns Rahm Emanuel for Anti-Muslim ‘Sunnis and Shiites’ Trope, Says He is Unfit to Serve in Biden-Harris Administration The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today condemned Rahm Emanuel for “demeaning and Islamophobic comments” the former…

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