Posts Tagged “2017”

23-year-old Berwyn man charged in DUI related deaths Oct. 9

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23-year-old Berwyn man charged in DUI related deaths Oct. 9

23-year-old Berwyn man charged in DUI related deaths Oct. 9 Charges were filed against Jordan Michalak, 23, of Berwyn, who on Oct. 9, 2017 struck another vehicle in Lyons at the intersection of 1st Avenue and 44th Street. The accident occurred at around 6:20 pm. Michalak will appear at Bridgeview today at 1:30 pm in…

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US Mint to participate in Numismatic fair in Denver Aug 1 – 5

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US Mint to participate in Numismatic fair in Denver Aug 1 – 5

US Mint to participate in Numismatic fair in Denver Aug 1 – 5 Bureau of Engraving and Printing and United States Mint to Participate in the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver, CO WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #478…

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U2 Skips Chicagoland in latest tour

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U2 Skips Chicagoland in latest tour

U2 Skips Chicagoland in latest tour Dublin’s Irish rock band skips Chicago six county region which has largest Irish American population U2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017; Biggest Tour Of The Year Surpasses 2.4 Million Tickets Sold. First North American Leg Wraps to rave reviews having played to more than 1 million fans. New shows…

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Joliet man who killed mother pleads guilty to murder

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Joliet man who killed mother pleads guilty to murder

Joliet man who killed mother pleads guilty to murder Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow announces that a Joliet man who choked his mother to death and dumped her body in the Des Plaines River near the Brandon Road Lock and Dam pleaded guilty Monday just as jury selection for his trial was scheduled to…

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Music Schedule announced for 37th Annual Taste of Chicago

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Music Schedule announced for 37th Annual Taste of Chicago City of Chicago announces complete music lineup for the 37th Annual Taste of Chicago — a Free Cultural Experience for all your sense. Petrillo Music Shell headliners include Alessia Cara, Café Tacvba, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Passion Pit and The O’Jays—and the Bud Light Stage…

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Largest female comedian festival slated for June 15-18

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Largest female comedian festival slated for June 15-18

  Largest female comedian festival slated for June 15-18 THE NATION’S LARGEST FEMALE COMEDY FESTIVAL THE CHICAGO WOMEN’S FUNNY FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SIXTH ANNIVERSARY LINEUP It’s that time of the year again: 400 funny women from over 95 groups unite under one roof for the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival June 15-18 Comedy Festival featuring women comedians set. Stage 773 Director…

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost A poorly run re-election campaign by seven-term incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin combined with a hot-topic issue of salary and pension hikes, and a laser-focused issues campaign of a non-political challenger, Keith Pekau, running on the Republican Party banner did what no one thought could happen April 4 in Orland Park….

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Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections

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Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections

Muslims lose in backlash in Suburban Chicago elections Two Muslim candidates who had strong political backing lost their bids for election on Tuesday in Suburban Chicago contests. Dave Shalabi, who was appointed to a position on a local school board two years ago, lost his bid to remain on the influential school board. Bahira Karim fails in…

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention The battle between Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and challenger Keith Pekau has the attention of the entire state apparently creating a wild election contest filled with a lot of unusual issues, supporters and claims By Ray Hanania The battle to lead Orland Park, one of the fastest growing suburbs…

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