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Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services

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Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services

Brighton Park neighbors demand state restore mental health services Brighton Park Neighborhood Council holds 2019 Public Meeting  In the midst of strong political turmoil, threats to immigrant communities, attacks on black and brown youth, and a push for a higher wage, the Brighton Park Neighborhood Council and community members organize a Public Meeting with legislators. …

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Hurley measure to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence sent to governor

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Hurley measure to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence sent to governor

Hurley measure to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence sent to governor In an effort to expand protections for survivors of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, passed legislation to ensure timely enforcement of emergency no contact orders. “Currently, it is a possibility that emergency no contact orders issued…

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Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post

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Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post

Morrison, Schneider denounce racist Facebook post Cook County GOP Chairman Sean Morrison denounced Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association Facebook Post. Morrison was joined by Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider in douncing a post attacking four members of Congress as “jihadists” Republican leaders in Illinois condemned a Facebook post that used a religious stereotype to criticize…

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Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month

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Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month

Suburban Chicagoland grows to more than 1 million views per month American suburban focused online newspaper celebrates its 8th Year Anniversary as an independent publication serving the Chicagoland suburbs. Readership continues to grow. Suburban Chicagoland’s viewership has surpassed more than 1 million views per month, according to our hosting site GoDaddy. The increase in the…

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I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja

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I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja

I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja The decision by the State of Illinois to legalize marijuana has raised some concerns from foes. But marijuana is really no different than alcohol. And if they want to eliminate marijuana, they should eliminate alcohol, too, from our retail stores. By Ray Hanania Anybody…

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Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption”

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Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption”

Is there a double standard when it comes to “corruption” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot seemed to treat Alderman Carrie Austin, who is African American, differently from how she treated Alderman Edward M. Burke, who is White. Both aldermen were targets of FBI office raids when Lightfoot slammed Burke but was caution on Austin By Ray…

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