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Cook County Forest Preserve to host public events Sept. 26 at forest locations

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Cook County Forest Preserve to host public events Sept. 26 at forest locations

Cook County Forest Preserve to host public events Sept. 26 at forest locations The Forest Preserves of Cook County is throwing a party, and everyone is invited! From morning till night, Cook County residents can enjoy numerous self-guided activities and guided programs on September 26 at various Forest Preserves locations to celebrate National Public Lands…

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Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks

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Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks

Wisconsin orders statewide requirement to wear face masks Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley Statement on Governor Tony Evers Issuing A Statewide Mask Mandate Effective Saturday, August 1  Today, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced an official statewide mask mandate requiring Wisconsin residents, with notable exceptions to wear masks or face coverings when indoors and not in a private…

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Coronavirus has changed our lives forever

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Coronavirus has changed our lives forever

Coronavirus has changed our lives forever The coronavirus has changed how we will live forever. Social distancing is here to stay. Concern about viruses and pandemics will not go away anytime soon. Things we should have learned from the politics of the 1918 “Spanish Flu” which wasn’t Spanish at all. And why we need to…

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

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Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open air seating beginning May 29

Gov. Pritzker authorizes restaurants to operate open-air seating beginning May 29 Restaurants and bars will be permitted beginning May 29 to provide open-air seating to customers as long as tables are at least six feet apart. The idea has been circulating among legislators who have been working to find ways to ease the burden that…

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the first death of an Illinois resident who tested positive for the Coronavirus COVID-19, a Chicago resident in her 60s. Health officials are closely monitoring outbreak at long-term care facility in DuPage County The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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I feel better just whining about it all

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I feel better just whining about it all

I feel better just whining about it all A look at the increasing hassles of life for baby boomers as they move from technology to the grocery deli islands, handicapped parking spaces and cramped airline seats. Life isn’t easy so why shouldn’t we complain about it? By Ray Hanania I’m not sure why I am…

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Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers

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Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers

Quad Cities Restaurant Week Entices Food Lovers Culinary Expert, Amanda Puck, will be the Guest Speaker at a New Event called Quad Cities Restaurant Week to promote the many great restaurants in the Quad Cities area. The culinary celebration will be held Feb. 24 thru March 1 and showcase 40 Waud Cities eateries. Quad Cities…

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Terry Jones disrupted Travel Industry, now he advises others on surviving disruption

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Terry Jones disrupted Travel Industry, now he advises others on surviving disruption

Terry Jones disrupted Travel Industry, now he advises others on surviving disruption Former founder of Travelocity.com and co-founder of Kayak.com Terry Jones helped redefine the travel industry and is now advising others on surviving disruption in his new book “Disruption OFF: The Technological Disruption Coming for Your Company and What to Do About It” When…

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94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs

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94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs

94 West one of the best restaurants in the Southwest Suburbs If you are planning a celebration, there is no better place to do it over dinner than at one of the best restaurants in the Chicagoland suburbs, 94 West Restaurant, which is best known for its phenomenal steaks and seafood menus. 94 West boasts…

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Tinley Park homes go all out with Christmas lighting

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Tinley Park homes go all out with Christmas lighting

Tinley Park homes go all out with Christmas lighting I was never one to spend a lot of money or time decorating the outside of my home for Christmas like Clark Griswold in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, but I envy the beauty and happiness decorations bring. This year, a home in Tinley Park, Illinois has…

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Ald. Quinn Looks to Extend Ban of Airbnb in 13th Ward

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Ald. Quinn Looks to Extend Ban of Airbnb in 13th Ward

Ald. Quinn Looks to Extend Ban of Airbnb in 13th Ward Chicago Alderman Marty Quinn of the 13th Ward today (Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019) requested the Chicago City Council’s Committee on License and Consumer Protection ban Airbnb and other home-sharing services from the 25th and 36th precincts of the 13th ward, bringing the total number…

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Replay Lincoln Parkfeatures three”pop-ups” performances

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Replay Lincoln Parkfeatures three”pop-ups” performances

Replay Lincoln Parkfeatures three”pop-ups” performances Catering to a wide variety of audiences, Replay Lincoln Park will host three distinct, concurrent pop-ups throughout the month Looking to create three spaces of unique fun for Chicagoans and visitors, alike, Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave. will host various pop-ups beginning Thursday, November 7 and lasting throughout…

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