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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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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

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Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District

Marie Newman sworn in as Congresswoman for 3rd District Congresswoman Newman becomes first woman in history to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District Marie Newman (IL-03) was sworn in as Congresswoman to the 117th Congress proudly representing Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District, which covers the Southwest Side of Chicago as well as its surrounding suburbs. A lifelong…

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Marie Newman Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure On Friday, Dec. 17, 2020, Congresswoman-elect Marie Newman (D-IL) announced her appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Committee has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation, critical aspects of our nation’s infrastructure system, as well as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Amtrak…

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Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater

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Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater

Ridley play premieres free online at Goodman Theater GHOST GUN BY OLIVIA RIDLEY MAKES ITS DIGITAL PREMIERE AS PART OF “#ENOUGH: PLAYS TO END GUN VIOLENCE,” SHORT PLAY COMPETITION FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, DECEMBER 14 – 20 ON BROADWAYONDEMAND.COM. RIDLEY JOINS PULITZER PRIZE NOMINEE DAEL ORLANDER SMITH, TONY AWARD WINNER DAVID HENRY HWANG…

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Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19

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Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19

Pfizer and Biotech Achieve first authorization for vaccine to combat COVID-19 U.K. regulator, MHRA, authorizes supply of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine for emergency supply under Regulation 174; Companies are ready to deliver the first doses to the U.K. immediately. First authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine represents a breakthrough scientific achievement to help combat this devastating pandemic. The companies…

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Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law

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Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law

Cook County commissioners urge passage of Residential Tenant Landlord law Cook County commissioners, housing advocates urge county board to pass Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance in press conference Cook County commissioners, housing advocates, and tenants held a virtual press conference Dec. 8, 2020 urging the Cook County Board to pass the proposed Residential Tenant Landlord Ordinance…

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Geffen/UMe set to release new Mamas and Pappas vinyl album

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Geffen/UMe set to release new Mamas and Pappas vinyl album

Geffen/UMe set to release new Mamas and Papas vinyl album The Mamas & The Papas’ Chart-Topping Debut Album Set For Black And Color Vinyl Via Geffen/UMe On January 29, 2021. An Instant Classic, ‘If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears’ Features “Monday, Monday” and “California Dreamin’” On January 29, Geffen/UMe is set to release The…

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

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Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region

Winter viewing of Bald Eagles best in Quad Cities region Each winter when the weather turns cold, the Quad Cities serves as host to a large majority of bald eagles making their annual southern migration from Canada to the unfrozen waters of the Mississippi River.  The Quad Cities celebrates over 50 years of bald eagle…

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Study shows Cicero has lowest tax increases in Chicagoland

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Study shows Cicero has lowest tax increases in Chicagoland

Study shows Cicero has lowest tax increases in Chicagoland A recent study released by Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas shows that the Town of Cicero had the lowest tax increases of more than 35 suburban Chicagoland communities during the past 20 years. The Pappas study shows the average increase is 95.4 percent with many communities…

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Tinley Park hosting Holiday House Decorating Contest

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Tinley Park hosting Holiday House Decorating Contest

Tinley Park hosting Holiday House Decorating Contest Residents can help light up Tinley Park by participating in the Village’s Holiday House Decorating Contest! To enter, residents can visit TinleyPark.org/HolidayShine and fill out the provided form on the page. A photo of the decorated home is required with the submission. Residents can also text a five-second…

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More than 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois

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More than 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois

More than 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths in Illinois Public health officials report 9,935 new cases since yesterday. Orland Park infection rates spike, doubling the average monthly increase to nearly 700 new cases The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 9,935 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97 additional deaths. – Adams…

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Arab American Democratic Club to host online rally

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Arab American Democratic Club to host online rally Arab American Democrats will fete Democratic candidates running in the Nov. 3, 2020 General election at an online Zoom Conference that will be held Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020 beginning at 11 AM. The conference includes elected officials, government officials of all parties, local community journalists and leaders…

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