Monthly Archives: February 2018

Music Programs Have Great Value for Norridge School District 80 Students, But Someone Has To Pay For Them !!!

“Public School Cuts Music Programs; Teachers Lose Jobs” “High School Music Program Slashed” “Budget Cuts Affect Music and Arts” We see those headlines in the news all the time. Now we are seeing such headlines in the local Pioneer Press with … Continue reading

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People are Dying Due to this Pollyanish Outlook

Here is the response of the Cook County Board President and Chief Judge to the Sheriff’s concerns about the low bonds or no cash bonds given to gun offenders in the county. Particularly offensive is the following comment by Chief … Continue reading

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Trump Directive Spurs Proposal To Delay IDEA Rule

The Trump administration is officially proceeding with plans to delay an Obama-era rule that aimed to ensure students from certain backgrounds aren’t wrongly placed in special education. The U.S. Department of Education is issuing a notice in the Federal Register … Continue reading

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No one could describe the color ‘blue’ until modern times

This isn’t another story about that dress, or at least, not really. It’s about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may … Continue reading

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Join Us at the Northwest Side Irish Parade on March 11, 2018

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New Horizon Center’s 11th Annual Pre-St. Patty’s Day Charity Pub Crawl

Join us at the 11th Annual St Patty’s Day Pub Tour! #edisonpark #stpattysday #chicago #fundraiser #supportautism

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Experts warn not to link autism to violence after Florida shooting 

Autism experts are cautioning against linking the spectrum disorder to violence in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting that killed 17. Several news media outlets included in their coverage of the attack that alleged shooter Nikolas Cruz, 19, had autism, … Continue reading

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E-Cigarette Endangers Public Health

A new study found e-cigarettes can potentially release significant amounts of toxic metals in its vapors, which users inhale. Scientists discovered a number of them released vapors with potentially unsafe levels of lead, chromium, manganese, and more     … Continue reading

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Democrats’ Rebuttal of Nunes’ Memo

Democrats released a redacted memo over the weekend rebutting Republican claims of surveillance abuse. Read it here.

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California Democratic Party won’t endorse Dianne Feinstein

Activist wing drags Democrats further to the left in California: California Democratic Party won’t endorse Dianne Feinstein — Read on

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