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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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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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