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Remembering A Terrible Tragedy: 40 Years Later


This week marks 40 years since American Airlines Flight 191 crashed outside of O’Hare Airport, killing 273 people. On May 25th, 1979, Flight 191 had taken off of runway 32R at O’Hare Airport bound for Los Angeles. Seconds after take … Continue reading

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Legal Marijuana For Sale in Illinois by 1/1/2020, Is The Prediction


With details of a recreational marijuana bill ironed out in Springfield, Governor JB Pritzker not only expects to see it on his desk by the end of the month, but has gleefully predicted that Illinoisans could be lighting up by … Continue reading

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Exodus from Illinois Assures the Loss Of Two Seats in Congress


An Illinois congressman said the latest census estimates pretty much solidified Illinois will be losing two congressional seats when the 2020 census is completed. “I’m not surprised that Illinois is now looking to move from possibly losing two seats to … Continue reading

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Westlake Hospital Closure Unopposed By State Board


The owners of Westlake Hospital received approval from a state review board that allows them to move forward with plans to close the Melrose Park facility. The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board voted 7-to-0 in favor of the … Continue reading

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GOP lawmakers in McHenry County believe graduated tax plan won’t solve state problems | Northwest Herald


I could have told you this: We need massive spending cuts. We also need to cut borrowing, cut regulation, pursue government consolidation including local government and school districts, and reform the public sector pension laws Local GOP lawmakers critical of … Continue reading

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Pritzker Plumbing Under Federal Investigation, Leaves New Tax Plans in Doubt


Since we live in the United States, all of us are supposed to be innocent until proven guilty. If Illinois has another governor go to prison, that will really increase our branding problem. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, his wife and … Continue reading

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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. Cook County lost more residents between 2017 and 2018 … Continue reading

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Is Illinois’s Budget Real ? Or a Political Convenience ?


Illinois budget watchdog groups are skeptical over whether the $38.5 billion fiscal 2019 state budget that passed Thursday is truly “balanced” . Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle should restrain their self-praise about the budget plan given that it … Continue reading

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The Parents of Norridge SD 80 Students at Enger Continue To Face Challenges Created By LASEC


So Norridge SD81 Administration has worked diligently with the Illinois legislature to ensure the continued enrollment at Enger only to encounter Amendment 2 To SB 2344 introduced at the request of Leyden and Norwood Park area Superintendents to frustrate the … Continue reading

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Illinois Coal Production is Up, But Employment Down


And, as Illinois data show, any rebounds in coal production don’t guarantee that jobs will follow, hand in hand — especially in an industry where automation has, for decades, eroded employment more aggressively than any perceived regulatory “war” on coal. … Continue reading

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