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Interesting Position: Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them


Teachers union seeks 5 percent raises, says ‘rich people’ will pay for them. Chicago Teachers Union leaders on Tuesday submitted their first contract proposals — including 5-percent pay raises — to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office, though most negotiations are expected … Continue reading

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The Power to Tax Is Also The Power To Destroy


It’s no mystery why the people of Illinois find themselves in this mess. Lawmakers are making extravagant promises to give people things with other people’s money. Amusement taxes are just the latest and most convenient device to help them achieve … 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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Illinois Has Lost Governnmental Review By Newspapers


America’s newspapers are vanishing, with Illinois losing more than most twitter.com/ilwatchdog/status/1055445139395620864

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Morton Schapiro, Northwestern officials say Harvard trial won’t affect admissions


  As the Harvard admissions lawsuit placing a microscope on the practice of affirmative action in higher education goes to trial, Northwestern officials say the outcome shouldn’t affect University admissions. The lawsuit charging Harvard University with systematic discrimination against Asian-Americans … Continue reading

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Norridge SD 80 Moves Forward on Leaving LASEC


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Help support the Van Dyke girls


https://www.gofundme.com/mdb4be The recent verdict in Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke’s criminal trial had a devastating impact on our community and law enforcement around the world. But this verdict has impacted Jason’s wife and two daughters more than words can … Continue reading

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Franklin Park Police Department Executes a Search Warrant for a Drug Investigation at a Home in Schiller Park


At 1:15 pm today, Sept 12th, the Franklin Park police executed a search warrant for drug activity at 3719 Ruby Street in Schiller Park, without a SchillerPark police car in sight. For weeks the residents of Twi-Lite Condos were complaining … Continue reading

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Video shows fight at Go Bananas in Norridge; petition seeks to shut down the amusement center


Video shows fight at Go Bananas in Norridge; petition seeks to shut down the amusement center – Park Ridge Herald-Advocate — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/park-ridge/news/ct-nhh-go-bananas-tl-0830-story.html

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Are Chicago Area School Superintendents Seeking To Protect Their “Turf” By Restricting Competition Without Considering the Best Interests of the Families and Students by Opposing HR 610 ?


Currently, throughout the Chicagoland area various persons purportedly speaking in behalf of school districts are panic peddling concerns by area Superintendents, regarding a US Congress House Bill (HR 610) that was introduced for consideration by the US House of Representatives … Continue reading

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