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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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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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Arab Radio with veteran columnist Ray Hanania on Yemen and the Global Anti-Corruption Coalition

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Arab Radio with veteran columnist Ray Hanania on Yemen and the Global Anti-Corruption Coalition

Arab Radio with veteran columnist Ray Hanania on Yemen and the Global Anti-Corruption Coalition Find links to the audio podcast and video podcast of The Ray Hanania Radio Show. Listen and watch every Wednesday at 8 AM on WNZK AM 690 radio in Detroit and on WDMV AM 700 Radio in Washington D.C, and watch on…

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Tinley Park police identify drivers of vehicles covered in racial slurs

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Tinley Park police identify drivers of vehicles covered in racial slurs

Tinley Park police identify drivers of vehicles covered in racial slurs Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Tinley Park Police Department received several complaints after two vehicles were spotted driving around the village with racial slurs written on them with duct tape. Surrounding municipalities also received similar complaints. Police have identified the drivers as two…

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

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New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1

New Cook County Renter Rights & Protection laws take effect June 1 Ordinance extends protections to more than 200,000 renters On June 1, 2021, all provisions of the Cook County Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance (RTLO) will go into effect. The ordinance extends housing protections to renters and landlords in more than 245,000 suburban households.  “Substandard…

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Fatherhood symposium set for June 12

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Fatherhood symposium set for June 12

Fatherhood symposium set for June 12 The Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood, a state board established in 2004 to promote paternal involvement – particularly by single and divorced fathers – in the upbringing of their children, will present its 2021 annual symposium on Saturday, June 12, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. The symposium will be conducted via…

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Post Office rate hikes made after slow service and delays

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Post Office rate hikes made after slow service and delays

Post Office rate hikes made after slow service and delays With Commitment to Affordability and Financial Sustainability, U.S. Postal Service Proceeds with Request for Postal Rate Change Pricing actions part of balanced approach under “Delivering for America,” the Postal Service’s 10-year plan for achieving financial sustainability and service excellence Following rate changes, USPS prices to…

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Chicago Families Demand Senate President Don Harmon and Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stop Standing in the Way of Chicago Voters & Families 

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Chicago Families Demand Senate President Don Harmon and Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stop Standing in the Way of Chicago Voters & Families 

Chicago Families Demand Senate President Don Harmon and Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stop Standing in the Way of Chicago Voters & Families  CHICAGO – With four days left in the legislative session, the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM) coalition will hold an 11AM press conference to demand that Mayor Lori Lightfoot step out of the way and…

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Online forum hosted by Arab American Chamber of Commerce honors Tabares and Pappas

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Online forum hosted by Arab American Chamber of Commerce honors Tabares and Pappas

Online forum hosted by Arab American Chamber of Commerce honors Tabares and Pappas #AmericanArabChamberofCommerce forum May 27, 2021 with Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas program to help Arab businesses; 23rd Ald Silvana Tabares, AACC Pres Hassan Nijem, House of #Hookah owner #RayidKhalil on saving 300 Arab American jobs. Click here to watch the video. The…

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

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Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries

Cicero arrests two suspects involved in 21 carjackings and burglaries Teenage Suspects involved in burglaries and car jackings in six suburban communities in Berwyn, River Forest, Central Stickney, Elmwood Park and Oak Lawn The Cicero Police Department (CPD) announce the arrests of Luis D. Mercado-Cordero, male, age 18, of Maywood, Illinois and Samuel A. Sierra,…

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Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile

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Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile

Pappas celebrates Mother’s Day giving away roses on MagMile Pappas and Jordan celebrate Mother’s Day by giving away 500 fresh-cut Ecuadorian roses on the Magnificent Mile with Luxe Bloom On Sunday, May 9, between 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Cook County Treasurer Pappas and Media Personality “Candid” Candace Jordan will host a Mother’s Day celebration…

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