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FOLLOW THE CASH: COMMON DONORS GAVE TO COOK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD ELECTIONS

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 || Originally Published: School Board Focus West || By Jean Lotus

In the April, 2015 Cook County elections, a number of local mayors, two state representatives and a township highway commissioner got actively involved in local school board elections. 600 more words

Education

Behind On Annual TIF Reports, Village In A Race To Catch Up Before Fines Hit

Sunday, May 18, 2014 || By Michael Romain 

MAYWOOD — Anyone interested in taking a look at Maywood’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) report can go the Illinois Comptroller’s local government… 821 more words

Government

Self-published book gets Chicago coach in hot water

So it seems that an e-book has gotten local high school girls’ basketball coach Bryan Craig in some hot water. The Southtown Star originally broke the story and it was picked up by the… 105 more words

Chicago

Kadner: Don’t trust state leaders on taxes or education - Southtown Star

You are just so darn stupid. That’s what your elected leaders in Illinois believe.

The governor is again pitching hard to shift the funding for suburban and downstate teacher pensions onto the backs of homeowners. 776 more words

Pension News

Retiring Illinois Fireman Parenting Wisdom: Hug Your Kids

Many kids want to be a fireman when they grow up. Lt. Tom Stotts of Oak Forest, IL Fire Department lived the dream. He had some word of parenting wisdom when he retired recently after 32 years on the job. 144 more words

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk's Expensive Health Care

Did anyone else see the video of Senator Mark Kirk’s recovery? I did, and I know that I am not the only one who was angered by it.   263 more words

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HOMEWOOD DAYS

Every summer Homewood hosts a three-day festival called Homewood Days. For the past few years Homewood Days to have caused nothing but trouble. The village has started to beef up security and make curfews in order to ensure the safety of its community members. 539 more words