Category Archives: Chicago

Illinois Faces 5th Year Of An Increasing Population Decline


Illinoisans received their 5th consecutive year of bad news at the end of 2018, with U.S. Census Bureau data showing the state suffered a record fifth year of worsening population decline. New census data released April 18 show that for … Continue reading

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Illinois School Administrator Salaries Highest in the US


Too often the school board announces cuts that directly affects the children, but honestly a good look would be at the high priced administrators. This is a local school board issue, not a state issue, but top heavy administration is … Continue reading

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Is Cook County State’s Attorney Looking For Special Treatment ?


Is Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx looking for the Jussie Smollet treatment? Nice of the County’s Inspector General to offer to review what happened during the case….but let’s be honest here: HE was appointed by Cook County Board President … Continue reading

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Principal Symptoms of ADHD in Children and Teenagers


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent mental health problems affecting children in the United States. It is widely discussed in popular mental health articles, and it seems that parents all think they know how to … Continue reading

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‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors at Westlake Hospital !’


‘We Are Not Going To Let Them Close These Doors!’ — Read on thevillagefreepress.org/2019/02/18/we-are-not-going-to-let-them-close-these-doors/

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New owner to shutter Westlake Hospital


Two weeks after acquiring three former Tenet Healthcare hospitals, Pipeline Health has plans to shutter Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park. — Read on http://www.chicagobusiness.com/health-care/new-owner-shutter-westlake-hospital Just two weeks after acquiring three former Tenet Healthcare hospitals, Pipeline Health has plans to shutter one … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day 2019: Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early spring


Following a week of frigid temperatures that gripped the Midwest, all eyes were on Pennsylvania’s famed groundhog on Saturday in hopes of signs of relief. And Punxsutawney Phil delivered good news on Groundhog Day morning, failing to see his shadow and … Continue reading

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Michael J. Madigan Secret Deposition


      This is an interesting read:   https://www.scribd.com/document/398670302/Madigan-Michael-J-PDF-Condensed     Chicago’s most powerful alderman is out on bond. A yearslong federal investigation brought forth one count of attempted extortion for Ald. Ed Burke in January. But reports this … Continue reading

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The Property Tax Appeal Game in Cook County


The property-tax-assessment process in Cook County is convoluted by design. But here’s how it works in simple terms: First, the Cook County Assessor’s Office assesses the value of every property in the county. The value of any given property is … Continue reading

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The New Year Sees No Relief For Illinoisans’ From Ever Growing Property Tax Bills


A major reason for Illinoisans’ daunting property tax bills is the record number of local government bodies they’re supporting. Illinois, for example, is home to nearly 860 school districts, fifth-highest in the nation. Meanwhile, those districts serve the fifth-lowest number of … Continue reading

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