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Cook County Officials vote to end gang database permanently

This should work out. Cook county, the infamous county in Illinois, has decided to completely dismantle their database of known or suspected gang members. Officials voted on Thursday to hang it up. Listed were more than 25,000 known or suspected gang members. With all the new gang bangers – ...
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Child care provider sues after Illinois tells her to choose between gun rights and business

Progressives are jumping through hoops to sabotage the ability of Americans to protect their homes and their businesses in Illinois of all places once again overstepping its bounds by infringing upon the Second Amendment liberties of childcare providers. Washington Times by David Sherfinski Jennifer Miller’s lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court ...
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llinois budget sinkhole, Medicaid mess, more media fun

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2017 – After dealing in our previous article with media madness spawned by an acute case of Trump Derangement Syndrome (which was preceded by Palin Derangement Syndrome and Bush Derangement Syndrome), we move on today to topics the Lamestream Media seems studiously to avoid: Budgets, entitlements, ...
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Will Illinois take over Chicago’s debt-ridden public schools?

      Christian Science Monitor by Lonnie Shekhtman Republican state legislators in Illinois on Wednesday proposed that the state take over Chicago Public Schools and allow the severely indebted district to declare bankruptcy in order to get its finances in order. Plagued by financial mismanagement, corruption and years ...
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Illinois Lottery to Issue IOUs on Winnings over $600

  If you are hoping to raise some money for next month’s rent, mortgage or car note by playing the Illinois lottery, you might want to reconsider. In July, Illinois began delaying payments of lottery winnings in excess of $25,000. On Wednesday, they lowered the bar. Lottery winners of ...
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Rahm Emanuel to propose massive property tax increase.

  Chicago Tribune By Hal Dardick and Bill Ruthhart Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to call for the largest property tax increase in modern Chicago history to raise enough money to make a major pension payment for police and firefighters next year, the mayor’s City Council floor leader and ...
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Manhunt Underway for Suspects in Killing of Fox Lake, IL Police Officer (UPDATE 2)

UPDATE 2: Police One reported about 30 minutes ago on their website and Facebook page that a suspect was in custody but that report has since been rescinded.  Officer Gliniewicz is the fourth officer shot and killed in the past nine days.   UPDATE 1: Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, Lieutenant ...
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Appeals Ct. Overturns 5 of Former Illinois Gov Rod Blagojevich’s Convictions

  Breaking, as is reported being reported by the Associated Press, a federal appeals court has just thrown out five of eighteen convictions against former Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich for corruption and tossed out his 14-year sentence. The court, however, did not order Blagojevich’s release. Blagojevich has so far ...
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