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Grand Rapids Griffins blunt Chicago Wolves Hockey 7-0 win streak

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Grand Rapids Griffins blunt Chicago Wolves Hockey 7-0 win streak

Grand Rapids Griffins blunt Chicago Wolves Hockey 7-0 win streak Pitlick scores AHL-best seventh goal in Chicago’s first loss of season Forward Riley Barber scored a pair of goals and Kevin Boyle posted 22 saves as the Grand Rapids Griffins earned a 4-1 win over the Chicago Wolves on Friday night at Van Andel Arena….

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Bridgeview fire chief retires

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Bridgeview fire chief retires

Bridgeview fire chief retires Daly worked 32 years; Jennings named acting chief  By Steve Metsch Michael Daly, who had been Bridgeview’s fire chief in an acting or permanent role for five-plus years, has retired. Daly was named acting chief in September 2015. The acting label was removed in November 2018. Let. John Jennings has been…

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Nazareth boys notch first win

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Nazareth boys notch first win

Nazareth boys notch first win Trelenberg scores 14 of his 20 in fourth quarter By Steve Metsch Clinging to a one-point lead with 4:57 remaining in the game, Nazareth Coach Sean Pearson told his players in a time-out “we have to take care of the ball.” The Nazareth boys’ basketball team listens well. “We took…

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Off-duty firefighter saves two

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Off-duty firefighter saves two

Off-duty firefighter saves two Cicero lieutenant runs into burning building in Lyons  By Steve Metsch An off-duty Cicero firefighter who happened to be driving past a burning building saved the lives of two Lyons men. Lyons Fire Chief Gordon Nord, Jr., said the two men “would be dead if it wasn’t for him because as…

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22nd District officials will name new successor to Madigan

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22nd District officials will name new successor to Madigan

22nd District officials will name new successor to Madigan By Ray Hanania After the surprise decision by Edward Kodatt to withdraw from the appointment to succeed Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan as the representative for the 22nd Illinois House District, Madigan announced that the district’s Democratic Committeemen will reconvene on Thursday, Jan. 25, to…

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Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders

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Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders

Kodatt selected to succeed Madigan by 22nd District community leaders Leaders of the 22nd Illinois House District voted to name longtime district resident Edward Kodatt as the successor to fill the seat held since 1971 by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. The vote reflects the will of the district’s voters and community leaders and…

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Chicago Wolves win with strong lead over Iowa Wild

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Chicago Wolves win with strong lead over Iowa Wild

Chicago Wolves win with strong lead over Iowa Wild The Chicago Wolves scored four goals in the first eight minutes to trigger a 10-2 victory over the Iowa Wild on Saturday night at the Wolves Training Facility. The Wolves tied the franchise record for victory margin and reached double figures in goals for just the…

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Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

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Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project The City of Chicago, in a release distributed on February 17, 2021, launched the Chicago Monuments Project website at chicagomonuments.org kicking off the public engagement phase of the Chicago Monuments Project. The new website identifies monumental sculptures, artworks, and commemorative plaques on the public way and in…

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

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Mike Madigan does get to select his successor

Mike Madigan does get to select his successor The decision on who should succeed #MichaelJMadigan in the #22ndDistrict belongs to the voters, not to the news media media pundits nor to the loudmouthed revolutionaries and activists. The right way to fill the vacancy when Madigan resigned from the Illinois House is to allow the #Democrat…

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Madigan resigns ending half century of leadership

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Madigan resigns ending half century of leadership

Madigan resigns ending a half century of leadership Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan ended a half century long career in public service on Thursday, February 18, 2021, resigning from his seat as representative of the 22nd House District in Illinois and his role as Speaker of the House. By Ray Hanania Michael J Madigan,…

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Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal

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Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal

Building on Efforts to Protect Illinois Families, Gov. Pritzker Delivers Third Balanced Budget Proposal Proposed Budget Does Not Increase Income Taxes, Closes Nearly $1 Billion in Corporate Tax Loopholes; Invests in Human Services to Strengthen Safety Net During Pandemic Crisis With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to hurt families across Illinois, Governor JB Pritzker proposed his…

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

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Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze

Fire hydrants had to be dug out by firefighters while fighting apartment blaze Firefighters in the Town of Cicero had to dig out fire hydrants to access water while fighting a fire that destroyed two apartments in a two-story, 12-unit apartment building on Wednesday morning. Fire Chief Dominck Buscemi said that fortunately there were no…

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