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A teenager’s view of Israel

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A teenager’s view of Israel

A teenager’s view of Israel By Aaron Hanania As you may or may not know, I went to Israel last December. I found I had taken over 20 Hours of footage and realized I needed to make a Documentary about my trip! And, thats exactly what I did. I want to show people what the…

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Holt biased in Trump-Clinton debate

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Holt biased in Trump-Clinton debate

Debate Analysis: Lester Holt took sides in the Trump-Clinton debate, and denied the American people an opportunity to understand the real issues separating Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Although Clinton claims she won, the truth is she wasn’t as much a factor in the debate as Holt was. And while Trump could have done better,…

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Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait”

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Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait”

Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait.” The new series features comedian actor Kevin James as the father figure in a new family. But I just can’t get his old family out of my mind. I can’t separate the line that was created by television that separated reality and adorable, addictive fantasy entertainment. By Ray Hanania…

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Getting cheated on Caribbean vacation packages

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Getting cheated on Caribbean vacation packages

Getting cheated on Caribbean vacation packages. It used to be that you could count on the quality of a nice vacation in the sun and on a beach for the family. But these days, the resorts have come up with new gimmicks to increase their cash while misleading the public into thinking they are getting…

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Cicero opens new park, animal shelter

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Cicero opens new park, animal shelter

Cicero officials cut the ribbon on the new Cicero Campus Park park and on a new, state-of-the-art Animal Shelter The Town of Cicero officially cut the ribbon Thursday (Sept. 15) on a new park and state-of-the-art Waggin’ Tails Animal Shelter at 18th and Laramie during ceremonies attended by more than 200 area residents. The new Cicero…

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The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

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The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt. Credit cards are destroying this nation and its people, mortgaging the future and undermining our economy. We need to crack down on the banks and limit the amount of interest they can charge. By Ray Hanania I remember the JFK assassination. I remember the 9/11 terrorism. And, I…

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Laboring through Labor Day

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Laboring through Labor Day

Laboring through Labor Day. A look at how life has changed from schools to politics in Chicagoland and America. By Ray Hanania The Labor Day weekend usually marks a special point in our lives when children go back to school, the weather shifts from swelter to soothing, and we’re reminded politics really has no season…

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Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

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Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

Term Limits deny voters their rights. But Term Limits may soon see a casualty in the demise of the failed administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner in November 2018 By Ray Hanania Every time a failed politician or a failed group of activists don’t get their way, they stamp their feet and whine like little babies that…

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Group raises funds for disabled veterans

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Group raises funds for disabled veterans

Golf outing fundraiser for local disabled veteran Saturday Aug 20 Meadows Gold Course, Blue Island More than 300 people are expected to attend an annual golf outing at Meadows Golf Course in Blue Island on Saturday August 20 that began five years ago to help injured or disabled veterans who live in the Chicagoland area….

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American English rocks the house in Orland Park

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American English rocks the house in Orland Park

I couldn’t define my life without a mention of the Beatles, from their first hit song (Love Me Do) in 1962 when I was nine years old until today, their music has real meaning. Losing John Lennon first to Yoko Ono and then to gun violence and George Harrison to cancer struck a real hard…

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