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Detroit-based Quicken Loans named among Top-10 places to Work by Fortune Magazine

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Detroit-based Quicken Loans named among Top-10 places to Work by Fortune Magazine

Detroit-based Quicken Loans named among Top-10 places to Work by Fortune Magazine Nation’s leading FinTech mortgage lender ranks in the top-30 of distinguished list for the 14th consecutive year Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, was today named America’s 10th best place to work in FORTUNE Magazine’s annual ranking of the “100…

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Court orders Ochoa to pay Town of Cicero for lawsuit costs

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Court orders Ochoa to pay Town of Cicero for lawsuit costs

Court orders Ochoa to pay Town of Cicero for lawsuit costs Appellate Court orders newly appointed MPEA Board Trustee to pay court fees in failed political intimidation lawsuit (Cicero, Illinois) — The Illinois Appellate Court Friday ordered newly appointed Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (MPEA) Trustee Juan Ochoa to pay $21,202.90 to reimburse the Town…

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Gizmos Fun Factory Now Open

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Gizmos Fun Factory Now Open

Gizmos Fun Factory Now Open Gizmos Fun Factory now open in Orland Park. Manufacturing Game-Changing Family Fun, Close to Home Fun for the whole family isn’t a contradiction anymore! The ideal getaway—you, know, the virtually impossible vacation where everyone truly has a blast—opened Friday and is conveniently located for Chicago and south suburban residents. Gizmos Fun…

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Lipinski urges Vets to enter Library of Congress project

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Lipinski urges Vets to enter Library of Congress project

Lipinski urges Vets to enter Library of Congress project U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski invites Veterans to share their stories for the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project in honor of Veterans Day celebrations Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is asking veterans in the Third District to share their stories so they can be preserved in the…

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Expect big turnout for Presidential election

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Expect big turnout for Presidential election

Expect big turnout for Presidential election A new Harris Poll says that 86 percent of Americans plan to vote in Tuesday’s presidential election, which would be 50 percent higher than the past national average, if accurate. As a percent of eligible voters, turn out was: 2000, 54.2%; in 2004 60.4%; 2008 62.3%; and 2012 57.5%. These were…

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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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Orland Park sidesteps the will of the people

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Orland Park sidesteps the will of the people

Orland Park sidesteps the will of the people The Orland Park Board approved a plan to significantly increase Mayor McLaughlin’s salary 375 percent from what it was (a 275 percent increase). But the board action ignores the rights of the village’s taxpayers and voters. Oct. 20, 2016 Des Plaines Valley News, The Regional, The Reporter…

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Raising taxes is never about healthy living

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Raising taxes is never about healthy living

Raising taxes is never about healthy living Instead of raising taxes on soda pop, how about cutting the obscene $4.4 billion a year budget for Cook County. Merge Cook County into Township government. Eliminate redundancies that are outrageous. End the double dipping pensions and payrolls politicians in Cook County now get. Published in the Southwest…

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How can movie reviewers all be so wrong?

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How can movie reviewers all be so wrong?

Embed from Getty Images How can movie reviewers all be so wrong? Tom Cruise knocks it out of the ball park in his latest movie “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.” Cruise costars with Cobie Smulders of TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” And even better, the Marcus Theaters in Orland Park isn’t even finished with its…

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Orland Park approves 375% increase in mayoral salary

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Orland Park approves 375% increase in mayoral salary

Orland Park approves 375% increase in mayoral salary Nearly 100 residents crowded the Orland Park village hall to complain that the pay hike should be presented to the voters for approval and not the board members, who voted unanimously to hike the salary following two hours of public discussion and debate. By Ray Hanania (Note: You…

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