Posts Tagged “2018”

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

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Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night

Four rescued in fire in Cicero late last night Four residents including two children were rescued from a burning apartment building late on Tuesday night (Dec. 4, 2018) by the Town of Cicero Fire Department. A total of 18 people were displaced and assisted in finding emergency shelter. There were no injuries Cicero Firefighters extinguished…

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Preckwinkle undermines Cook County’s Arab American community

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Preckwinkle undermines Cook County’s Arab American community

Preckwinkle undermines Cook County’s Arab American community Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle wants Arab American voters to think she is a “friend” of the Arab American community. But the truth is Preckwinkle is personally responsible for destroying the career of the only Arab American to ever serve on the Cook County Board, Commissioner John…

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High school senior says writing book will improve student grades

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High school senior says writing book will improve student grades

High school senior says writing book will improve student grades Aaron Hanania will sign copies of his new book at an event on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Oak Lawn Library from 6 pm until 8 pm, and discuss how young students can become better students through disciplined writing and storytelling. A writing project…

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Morrison takes high road against Preckwinkle’s mud

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Morrison takes high road against Preckwinkle’s mud

Morrison takes high road against Preckwinkle’s mud Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison is being challenged by novice candidate Abdelnasser Rashid. But make no mistake about this race, the real challenger is Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle who blames Morrison for repealing her coveted sales tax on sweetened soft drinks and soda pop which slammed…

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Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma”

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Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma”

Erika Harold campaign launches new Digital Ad: “Grandma” Today is Erika’s grandma Louise’s 97th birthday; to celebrate, Harold campaign highlighting the values Louise taught Erika Today is Erika Harold’s grandma Louise’s 97th birthday. To celebrate, Erika’s campaign for Attorney General is launching a new digital ad titled “Grandma,” highlighting the values Louise taught Erika. Throughout…

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Kaegi Vows to Fix Broken Property Tax System

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Kaegi Vows to Fix Broken Property Tax System

Kaegi Vows to Fix Broken Property Tax System Cook County assessor hopeful Fritz Kaegi, who bested incumbent Joseph Berrios in the Democratic primary, pledged to attendees of an Illinois Campaign for Political Reform event that the obscure yet critical office will be more transparent and accountable under his watch. “You don’t need me to tell…

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Candlewick Lake & Links Festival June 10

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Candlewick Lake & Links Festival June 10

Candlewick Lake & Links Festival June 10 Come Out for a Day of Fun with Your Family & Friends Sunday June 10. Open to the public. Candlewick is a gated community with a large beautiful lake. Non-residents normally require entrance through a resident. But during the Lake and Links Festival, the gates will be open…

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30-year anniversary of a Chicago journalist’s passing

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30-year anniversary of a Chicago journalist’s passing

30-year anniversary of a Chicago journalist’s passing Chicago City Hall Journalist Harry Golden Jr., died on May 1, 1988, 30 years ago having documented Chicago’s rollercoaster political scene, and bringing to a final end the era of Front Page journalism. Golden was one of the best journalists in America at the time and has never…

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GOP Chairman Morrison applauds Rauner victory

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GOP Chairman Morrison applauds Rauner victory

GOP Chairman Morrison applauds Rauner victory Cook County GOP Chairman Congratulates Bruce Rauner on Primary Election Victory, Calls for Unity Cook County Republican Party Chairman Sean M. Morrison would like to congratulate Governor Bruce Rauner on his successful primary election victory on Tuesday. “Governor Rauner has fought tirelessly to rebuild the Republican Party in Illinois…

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Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under

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Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under

Democratic Machine revives in election as big names are pushed under J.B. Pritzker defeats Kennedy who runs 3rd behind Daniel Biss for Governor. Kwame Raoul holds a lead over former Governor Pat Quinn for Illinois Attorney General. Congressman Dan Lipinski holds a tight lead over liberal challenger Marie Newman. Fritz Kaegi unseats Joe Berrios as…

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Crestwood, saving money at the expense of the public

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Crestwood, saving money at the expense of the public

Crestwood, saving money at the expense of the public In the heated race for the 6th Cook County Board District, Patricia Joan Murphy offers taxpayers a better chance of standing up to tax increases. Crestwood Mayor Lou Presta reflects Crestwood’s record of failing to defend taxpayer rights. Crestwood’s history and recent newspaper disclosures about Presta’s…

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Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

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Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention

Lipinski-Newman Congressional fight has nation’s attention Six term Congressman Dan Lipinski is no stranger to controversy. Appointed to succeed his father Bill, Dan Lipinski has faced criticism from Day One. He’s no media darling and his conservative Democratic beliefs often pit him against more liberal and “progressive” colleagues. This year’s election challenge from Marie Newman…

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