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Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County

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Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County

Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County Published in the SW News Group Column March 9, 2017. Taxes continue to increase in Illinois and especially in Cook County that taxpayers have to take actions and consider ways to manage their spending to reduce the tax burden. In many cases, that means buying major items and groceries…

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More Biased Reporting, hypocrisy this time on “slaves”

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More Biased Reporting, hypocrisy this time on “slaves”

More Biased Reporting, hypocrisy this time on “slaves” When former presidential candidate and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development compared “slaves” to “immigrants,” he was roundly attacked by the media cabal of anti-Trump haters who look for anything to exaggerate, distort and twist to make the Trump administration look bad. But within a day, people discovered…

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

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US sitcom showcases American Arab character

US sitcom showcases American Arab character A new comedy sitcom on CBS TV showcases an American Arab character played by well known standup comedian Maz Jobrani, and includes some major stars in the comedic entertainment circuit. The show Superior Donuts is getting some strong reviews in its first season By Ray Hanania A new comedy sitcom…

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Body Found in Chicago’s River North Parking Garage

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Body Found in Chicago’s River North Parking Garage

January 17, 2017 By Steve Neuhaus @steveneuhaus60   An unidentified body has been found in a parking garage at 300 N. LaSalle in Chicago. Just before 6 a.m., police and fire crews responded to the 11th floor of the parking garage. The cause of death was unknown, police said, and no further information was immediately…

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Local writer documents history of EMS services

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Local writer documents history of EMS services

Local writer documents history of EMS services Writer, celebrated investigator and Reavis High school graduate Paul Ciolino has penned a new book that documents the creation of the public paramedic system, EMS, which has saved countless lives since it was implemented in 1972 Originally published in the Des Plaines Valley News, Southwest News-Herald, The Regional…

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time? Nov. 10, 2016 Southwest News-Herald, Des Plaines Valley News, the Reporter Newspapers, the Regional News, IllinoisNewsNetwork.com By Ray Hanania Has anyone else noticed that America is becoming a polarized nation? And worse, the two sides seem to be getting angrier and angrier? I’ve never been happier to…

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Dead people voting? It’s happened before

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Dead people voting? It’s happened before

Dead people voting? It’s happened before Donald Trump has said he believes that the election results on Tuesday Nov. 8, 2016 will be “rigged” and he’s received a lot of criticism from the biased mainstream news media. But the truth is that elections are easily rigged and ghost voting and voter manipulation are common. A recent…

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

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How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth?

How do you explain a newspaper to today’s youth? Many of today’s young people don’t see the value of newspapers. They have their heads and minds buried deeply into their cell phones, not just for talking and texting but for writing, typing, viewing videos and storing thousands of digital photographs. They Snapchat, Instragram, Facebook, Twitter…

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Cleveland Indians should change their name

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Cleveland Indians should change their name

Cleveland Indians should change their name The Cleveland Indians were defeated by the Chicago Cubs in the World Series championship on Wednesday night, Nov. 2, 2016 at Progressive Field in Cleveland in the 10th inning by a score of 8 to 7. But before the game was played, I wrote this column looking at the…

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Baseball and American sports is so depressing

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Baseball and American sports is so depressing

Baseball and American sports is so depressing I was so excited about the chances of a Chicago Cubs victory in this year’s World Series game that I drove to Wrigley Field to purchase some Cubs souvenirs to celebrate, only to be reminded where those chotskies (not Tsatskeles) came from By Ray Hanania I was so…

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