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Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

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Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment Longtime Chicago Alderman Ed Burke deserves the benefit of the doubt. He’s been in office more than 40 years and despite some political controversies has never had any legal issues, until now. Yet despite the Federal indictment, Burke is innocent until proven guilty and he deserves to continue his service…

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Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice

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Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice

Wolves Hockey Team lights up the ice Wolves light up the ice at the Allstate Arena in a game against the San Antonio Rampage. It’s phenomenal hockey and sports excitement from start to finish By Ray Hanania The American League hockey team the Chicago Wolves trounced the San Antonio Rampage this past week 3 to…

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Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows

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Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows

Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows There are not a lot of comedy clubs in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs but two stand out you should visit, Riddles in Alsip and Gelsosomo’s in Lemont. Riddles offers the traditional award winning comedy experience while Gelsosomo’s offers a mix that includes music entertainment, great Italian food…

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Credit card interest rates need to be regulated by laws

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Credit card interest rates need to be regulated by laws

Credit Card interest rates need to be regulated by laws There are a lot of challenges facing American consumers, from rising taxes, government corruption and increasing crime, to failing education and deteriorating product quality. But one of the worst challenges facing the American consumer and American taxpayers is the unregulated credit card banking industry. This…

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

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Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush

Men turn into zombie customers during last-minute holiday rush As the calendar approaches the Christmas holidays, men experience a transformation, turning into addled, confused zombies desperately searching for the last-minute gift for their wives, girlfriends and significant others. Although the retail business has a name for every experience, they haven’t figured this male zombie shopper…

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Have we lost our family focus this holiday season?

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Have we lost our family focus this holiday season?

Have we lost our family focus this holiday season? Christmas isn’t about family any more. It’s about commerce, money and spending. And that’s too bad. It’s a holiday season that should be enjoyed by families with a focus on families, not on spending money By Ray Hanania Next week will be Christmas and I bet…

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

My ongoing love affair with soda pop Soda pop defines my buying habits. If the cost of soda pop is “comfortable,” I will spend all my money at a store. But, if a store charges too much for soda pop, I will banish that store and defend the honor of my sweet love. It’s unforgivable…

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Mayor Emanuel’s disregard for the best interests of taxpayers

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Mayor Emanuel’s disregard for the best interests of taxpayers

Mayor Emanuel’s disregard for the best interests of taxpayers Mayor Rahm Emanuel, one of the worst mayors to ever sit in the Chicago mayor’s office, is making one last effort to slam taxpayers in suburban Chicagoland to pay for the financial shortfalls and deficits caused by his poor leadership. He wants to jack up the…

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Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage

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Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage

Daily Herald slams minorities and women in Tollway coverage The Arlington Heights Daily Herald has been running a series of news reports that read more like opinion columns, slamming the Tollway Authority for changing it’s administrative staff, a change most people agree has been good. But do the attacks from the newspaper also have a tinge of…

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Madigan was never the real issue in the last election

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Madigan was never the real issue in the last election

Madigan was never the real issue in the last election Republican leaders in Illinois were easily swept aside and out of office by Democrats in the November 6 General Elections mainly because too much effort was put into personal attacks including against Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. Voters are far more intelligent than some…

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