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Trump trumps GOP debate and leads for a reason

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Trump trumps GOP debate and leads for a reason

Real estate mogul Donald Trump held his own in a tough debate that was stacked against him as nine other contenders floundered in the spotlight. But why is Donald Trump connecting with the public across party lines? Republicans and Democrats? Because he may be the only one who is speaking honestly and telling the public the […]

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Say No to Chicago — city brings down Illinois

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The City of Chicago acts as if it is the only thing important in the State of Illinois and that needs to stop. The Chicago Public Schools are a good example of this epic failure by Chicago’s leaders. Chicago is a systematic failure that is demanding money from taxpayers in the rest of the state […]

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Sean Morrison likely to be named as Gorman successor

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Sean Morrison likely to be named as Gorman successor

Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman who retired from the Cook County Board this week after 13 years in office, will continue to hold the powerful position of Orland Township Republican Committeeman, and that will allow her to influence the selection of her successor. By Ray Hanania Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman resigned from office last […]

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Summit to celebrate 125th Anniversary at Summit Park Sunday Aug 2

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Summit to celebrate 125th Anniversary at Summit Park Sunday Aug 2

The Village of Summit will celebrate its 125th Anniversary at a day-long community festival at Summit Park on Sunday August 2 The Village of Summit is hosting their 125th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, August 2nd at Summit Park, 5700 S Archer Rd. from 11 am to 10 pm. The entire community is invited to participate in a fun-filled […]

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Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service

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Gorman leaves Cook County office at top of her public service

Popular Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman shocked the public Wednesday when she resigned her county board seat to take a position with a major Fortune 100 Chicago corporation as director of Government Affairs. The District’s GOP Committeemen will meet to select a successor but the leading candidate is Gorman’s closest political ally, Palos Township […]

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Cable TV gives mainstream TV a run with great programs

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Cable TV gives mainstream TV a run with great programs

When the 5th Season of my favorite Cable TV show, Shameless, ended, I wasn’t sure if I could survive. But cable TV continues to expand its production and this season offers the widest selection of some compelling TV dramas and comedies that will keep you glued to the TV. Today’s television continues to broaden past […]

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The selfie stick frenzy

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The selfie stick frenzy

I wasn’t planning on buying a “selfie stick” to help take pictures with my iPhone 6. They seem more like “selfish sticks” and I thought the selfie was another way that technology isolates us as human beings from each other. But, I got one as a gift and now I can’t put the damn thing down. By […]

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Oak Lawn celebrates 4th of July with Parade

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Oak Lawn celebrates 4th of July with Parade

By Steve Neuhaus 95th Street lined with lawn chairs, blankets and loyal parade-goers along with hundreds of children holding empty plastic buckets and bags eagerly watching for the parade to begin in hopes to collect as much candy as they could. This was the scene on Saturday morning. Despite all the rain the Chicago area has […]

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4th of July celebration, joys, loud explosions and tragedies

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4th of July celebration, joys, loud explosions and tragedies

The 4th of July is both a wonderful celebration of our nation’s founding, and a reminder of how irresponsible and reckless some Americans can be with fireworks. The explosions are filling the air outside my home in Orland Park much like the television reports of American forces bombing Hanoi back in the 1960s and Baghdad in […]

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Oahu Travel: How to really enjoy the Hawaiian island

Hawaii is described as an archipelago of eight Islands long ago known as the “Sandwich Islands.” After the Pineapple lobby based in San Francisco flexed its political and military muscle in 1893 to de-thrown Hawaii’s  Queen, Lili?uokalani, and grab land and resources, the Island became a major vacation resort for wealthy American tourists. Today, Oahu, which is […]

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