Posts Tagged “Illinois”

Veterans Services to be offered in High Risk Communities in Chicago & Suburbs next year

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Veterans Services to be offered in High Risk Communities in Chicago & Suburbs next year

Veterans Services to be offered in High Risk Communities in Chicago & Suburbs next year By Dr. Jerry Field The first of a series of Veteran information sessions on benefits and services was held at the Harold Washington Library, on Columbus Day October 8 at 6 pm. The series is designed to bring Veterans information…

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

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Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum

Speaker Madigan, Clerk candidate Yarbrough to keynote Arab American Forum The Arab American Democratic Club (AADC) announced this week that Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan and Karen Yarbrough, the current Cook County Recorder of Deeds and now the official Democratic candidate for Cook County Clerk, will be keynote speakers at the annual Candidate’s Brunch…

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Shell Lockport to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul

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Shell Lockport to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul

Shell Lockport to Better Serve Customers with U-Haul U-Haul Company of Illinois, Inc. is pleased to announce that Shell Lockport has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Lockport community. Shell Lockport at 518 S. State St. will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes. The arrival…

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WalletHub lists Best and Worst Community Colleges

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WalletHub lists Best and Worst Community Colleges

WalletHub lists Best and Worst Community Colleges South Suburban College in South Holland was named as the second to the worst community college in the State of Illinois, ranking 39 out of 40, while Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Heights also struggled in the lowest third of the state’s colleges ranking at only 31…

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New lottery game would benefit families of fallen police officers

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New lottery game would benefit families of fallen police officers

New lottery game to benefit families of fallen police officers Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed a bill to create a new Illinois Lottery scratch-off game from which proceeds will fund police memorials, support for the families of officers killed or severely injured in the line of duty, and protective vest replacements for officers. “Our police…

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Illinois job growth surges upward

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Illinois job growth surges upward

Illinois job growth surges upward by 18,100 new jobs Unemployment Rate Steady at 4.3% The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate held steady at 4.3 percent in June and nonfarm payrolls increased by +18,100 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)…

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Rauner vetos bill to reorganize Metro East Sanitary District

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Rauner vetos bill to reorganize Metro East Sanitary District

Rauner vetos bill to reorganize Metro East Sanitary District Gov. Rauner vetoes SB 2368. Stops manipulation of local government balance of power, in St. Louis region. Gov. Bruce Rauner today vetoed Senate Bill 2368, saying it was a politically motivated attempt to undercut the good work of the Metro East Sanitary District (MESD) Board of Commissioners….

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Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics

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Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics

Bremen High School Dist. 228 Students Take Gold at Illinois Special Olympics Eight Bremen High School District 228 students competed in the Illinois Special Olympics at Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal this past weekend. Bremen High School District 228 students took home four gold medals, four silver medals, and one sixth-place finish. Students participated in…

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Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

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Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home

Alert neighbor reports fire in neighbor’s garage saving home An alert neighbor called 911 to report smoke and fire outside a neighbor’s home on Jillian Road in Orland Park on Friday (June 15, 2018) evening. The neighbor called 911 at 6 pm reporting seeing smoke and a small fire outside the neighbor’s house. The Orland…

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Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July

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Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July

Quad Cities plans fireworks and celebrations for this year’s 4th of July Quad Cities – It’s going to be a Red, White, and Blue long weekend in the Quad Cities.  There is a plethora of activities to put you in the patriotic mood. Celebrate America’s birthday on the Mississippi riverfront Tuesday, July 3, 2018, during…

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May Illinois Unemployment Rate declines 5th month in a row

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May Illinois Unemployment Rate declines 5th month in a row

May Illinois Unemployment Rate declines 5th month in a row The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate decreased by -0.1 percentage point to 4.3 percent in May and nonfarm payrolls increased by +8,600 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and…

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Senator Tom Rooney to upcoming town hall events in Arlington Heights

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Senator Tom Rooney to upcoming town hall events in Arlington Heights

Senator Tom Rooney to upcoming town hall events in Arlington Heights June 19, 21 WHO:          State Senator Tom Rooney (R-Rolling Meadows) – District 27 WHAT:        Senator Rooney will host a FREE town hall event. WHEN:        Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 7pm WHERE:      Arlington Heights Village Hall 33 South Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Senator Tom Rooney…

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