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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal  Ald. Marty Quinn today reminded seniors in the 13th Ward to call his office for help with snow and ice removal. In light of this week’s extreme weather conditions and more snow predicted for tomorrow, Quinn wants people to be sure they have…

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Legislative leaders release report on sexual harassment

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Legislative leaders release report on sexual harassment

Legislative leaders release report on sexual harassment Legislative leaders release statements detailing steps to be taken in response to allegations of sexual harassment. Statements released by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, former legislator Barbara Flynn Curry, and Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, the chair and the minority spokesperson of the 100th General Assembly’s Illinois House Task Force on…

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

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Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18

Gary Sinise book event at Steppenwolf Feb. 18 Due to Popular Demand Steppenwolf Hosts a Second Discussion with Co-Founders Gary Sinise and Jeff Perry About Sinise’s New Book Grateful American: A Journey from Self to Service   By popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre Company will host a second conversation with co-founder Gary Sinise on Monday, February 18 at…

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Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February

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Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February

Field Museum waives entrance fee for all of February Illinois residents can enjoy free admission every day in February (c)Field Museum, Lucy Hewett What: For the fourth year in a row, the Field Museum will be free for Illinois residents during the entire month of February. Free Days are roughly an $80 savings for a…

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Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival

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Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival

Submission being accepted for 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival MILWAUKEE – Tuesday, January 15, 2019 – The 2019 Milwaukee Film Festival, presented by Associated Bank, will run Thursday, October 17 – Thursday, October 31, 2019. Milwaukee Film’s annual 15-day festival will include feature films, shorts programs, education screenings, post-film conversations, panels, and parties. The event screened…

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Multi-Agency collaboration reduces backlog at the Illinois Human Rights Commission

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Multi-Agency collaboration reduces backlog at the Illinois Human Rights Commission

Multi-Agency collaboration reduces backlog at the Illinois Human Rights Commission The Illinois Human Rights Commission (HRC) is releasing its first Progress Report on transforming service delivery and addressing the backlog of cases pending before the HRC. The report comes in response to Executive Order 18-08, issued by Gov. Bruce Rauner in June, which required the…

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

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Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP

Sean Morrison slams Governor Rauner for abandoning GOP Cook County Commissioner and the County’s GOP Chairman Sean Morrison condemned Governor Bruce Rauner following disclosures Friday he abandoned his re-election campaign in the face of J.B. Pritzker’s challenge. Morrison said Rauner’s cowardly action severely injured the state Republican Party, and he urged an emergency statewide GOP meeting to…

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Gun Violence Deaths Reach Record Highs in 2017

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Gun Violence Deaths Reach Record Highs in 2017

Gun Violence Deaths Reach Record Highs in 2017 Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a Democrat, blames President Trump and lack of tougher gun control on the rising violence in Chicago and the suburbs, not on street gangs, criminals or failed policies of local officials like Mayor Rahm Emanuel Congresswoman Robin Kelly, vice chair of the House Gun…

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Carole Ruzich leads new slate in Orland Village elections

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Carole Ruzich leads new slate in Orland Village elections

Carole Ruzich leads new slate in Orland Village elections Veteran Orland Park Village Trustee Carole Griffin Ruzich will lead an independent slate of candidates including Kelly O’Brien and Devin Hodge for three seats in the Orland Park village elections in April 2019. Over 1500 petition signatures for Orland Park Trustee, exceeding the 645 required to…

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E.coli Food Safety alert issued for romaine lettuce

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E.coli Food Safety alert issued for romaine lettuce

E.coli Food Safety alert issued for romaine lettuce CDC and FDA investigating multistate E.coli outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coliO157:H7) infections linked to romaine lettuce. The CDC reports that 32 people…

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes The national Tax Foundation honors 10 elected officials from around country as champions of fighting unnecessary tax hikes. Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison from suburban Chicago’s 17th Cook County District. Morrison led the repeal of the one center per ounce sales tax imposed by…

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Munger named interim DCEO director

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Munger named interim DCEO director

Munger named interim DCEO director Takes business development role as McCarthy leaves for private sector Gov. Bruce Rauner today said that Deputy Gov. Leslie Munger would be taking on the new role of acting director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO). She replaces Director Sean McCarthy, who has accepted a position…

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