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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

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Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity

Madigan’s staff challenges report on gender diversity Statement from Chief of Staff Jessica Basham on Gender Diversity Statistics Jessica Basham, chief of staff for the Office of the Speaker, released the following statement Tuesday on diversity and the hiring of women: “While recent reporting by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform recognizes the importance of…

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Federal Judge Enters Judgment in Favor of Orland Fire Protection District

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Federal Judge Enters Judgment in Favor of Orland Fire Protection District

Federal Judge Enters Judgment in Favor of Orland Fire Protection District After a week-long trial in the Northern District of Illinois, Federal Judge Thomas M. Durkin ruled in favor of the Orland Fire Protection District in a lawsuit filed against it by a major fire alarm monitoring company.  The lawsuit alleged that the Fire District violated…

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

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Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District

Villanueva named successor to Tabares in 21st Illinois House District Community activist Celina Villanueva was named Monday night as the new State Representative for the 21st Illinois House district to fill the vacancy created when State Rep. Silvana Tabares who resigned to accept appointment as alderman of Chicago’s 23rd Ward. Villanueva, a youth engagement activist…

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Cicero Fire Department receives excellent ISO rating

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Cicero Fire Department receives excellent ISO rating

Cicero Fire Department receives excellent ISO rating The Town of Cicero Fire Department has received an ISO (Insurance Services Office) Public Protection Classification rating of 2, which is recognized as one of the nation’s top performance ratings. Fire Chief Dominick Buscemi said the Cicero Fire Department said the rating classification is a result of the…

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36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns

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36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns

36 Illinois Nursing Homes cited by state for safety concerns Nursing Home Violations for Second Quarter 2018 The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the 2018 Second Quarterly Report of Nursing Home Violators is now posted on IDPH’s website.  The report contains additional information about the violations. The facilities listed below were cited…

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Awards presented to Moraine Valley Community College students

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Awards presented to Moraine Valley Community College students

Awards presented to Moraine Valley Community College students Moraine Valley student-athletes honored with NJCAA and Skyway conference academic awards Moraine Valley Community College student-athletes not only demonstrated their athletic skills this season, but also their intelligence in the classroom. Among nearly 60,000 student-athletes who compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), 28 Moraine…

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UAW volunteers help Sauk Village President overcome barriers

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UAW volunteers help Sauk Village President overcome barriers

UAW volunteers help Sauk Village President overcome barriers The United Auto Works Ford Community Service Ramp Building Team and Bloom Township Disabled Services joined forces in Sauk Village at the home of Susan and Gerald Cook to build an access ramp for Gerald. Gerald Cook suffered a brain aneurysm which left him wheelchair bound.  Prior…

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$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced

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$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced

$17 million invested in Sauk Village announced Mayor Derrick Burgess is very pleased to hear that SET Enterprises in Sauk Village announced that they will be the very first in North America to have a Laser blanking line.  SET provides stamped parts for Ford Motor Company and has been in business in Sauk Village for…

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Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law

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Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law

Nybo bill to increase transparency in State ethics investigations signed into law ELMHURST — As more sexual harassment allegations surface in the Statehouse, State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) cosponsored an initiative to help eliminate bias in the handling of legislative ethics complaints and give victims the confidence to step forward. With overwhelming bipartisan support, the…

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Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer

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Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer

Musicians and Vocalists gather at The Jewish Theological Seminary for Interfaith Song, Prayer Internationally renowned musicians and vocalists from Jewish, Christian, and Muslim backgrounds come together to sing and pray for the peace and future of the Holy City On June 20 at 7:30 p.m., The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) will host a unique gathering…

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Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium

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Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium

Village of Bridgeview Announces SeatGeek Stadium SeatGeek to take over naming rights for Toyota Park upon completion of 2018 Chicago Fire season BRIDGEVIEW, IL and NEW YORK, NY (April 19, 2018) — SeatGeek and the Village of Bridgeview today announced a partnership for the naming rights to SeatGeek Stadium, the venue currently known as Toyota…

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Cicero makes enhanced medical services available in emergencies

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Cicero makes enhanced medical services available in emergencies

Cicero makes enhanced medical services available in emergencies The Town of Cicero has signed a deal with Rush University Medical Center to make a specialized Mobile Stroke Unit available bolster medical services to stroke victims. The new unit will be available initially every day between the hours of 7 am until 7 pm but plans…

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