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Rep. Joe Walsh joins Republicans in calling for Eric Holder’s resignation

By Marshall Cohen Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011 04:11 U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.), the Tea Party supporter who represents the congressional district directly northwest of Evanston, joined a group of House Republicans on Tuesday to demand the immediate resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder. Walsh and his Republican colleagues …

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Ron Paul gaining traction in Iowa

By THOMAS BEAUMONT Associated Press ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) — Texas Rep. Ron Paul is emerging as a significant factor in the Republican presidential race, especially in Iowa. He’s been long dismissed by the GOP establishment, but the libertarian-leaning candidate is now turning heads beyond his hard-core followers – and rising …

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Video shows man being punched at Red Line stop amid laughs and taunts

By Deanese Williams-Harris Tribune reporter 12:30 p.m. CST, November 11, 2011 Police have launched an investigation after a man was caught on video knocking out an older man at the Chicago Avenue Red Line stop while others laughed and mimicked the attack. The assault occurred in April, but the video …

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McDonald’s chief : Curb spending and cut taxes

By Jeff Randall, Illinois, 6:00PM GMT 06 Nov 2011 America must cut taxes and reduce government spending in order to kick-start an economic recovery, Jim Skinner, the chief executive of McDonald’s, has warned. Ronald McDonald and Happy Meals ‘should be banned’, say health campaigners McDonald’s army of blue-collar customers need …

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Police question man in stabbing death of girl, 14, in Indian Head Park

October 28, 2011| By Matt Walberg, Peter Nickeas, Bridget Doyle and Christy Gutowski Police are questioning a man in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old girl who was found by her mother Thursday afternoon in their Indian Head Park home, authorities said. Police found signs of forced entry …

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Illinois Physician Profile Search

Physician Profile Search State of Illinois Physician Profile Search. Enter one or more search criteria. Then click Search to find a Physician and view their office addresses, educational background and other information. DoctorInfo.illinois.gov

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Kane County Officials Harass Citizen

In a sliver of unincorporated St. Charles, near the village of Wayne, there’s a home owned by a man with a love for antique vehicles. Kane County officials say the homeowner has crossed the line between collecting cars and creating a community eyesore. “It looks like a junkyard,” county board …

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4 Reasons To Leave Illinois

By Gary Lucido, today at 7:07 am This is really not a new insight but an article in this week’s Crain’s about Illinois’ estate tax really got me to thinking about some of the reason’s to move out of Illinois and there are 4 of them that immediately come to …

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Whistleblower Weekly: Cop’s shop supplied uniforms to officers

WLSAM.com’s Adam Zielinski Reports CHICAGO (WLS) – Were the police and firefighters of one near west suburb town pressured into purchasing their uniforms from the village’s deputy police chief? Andy Shaw, President and CEO of the Better Government Association, joined WLS Radio’s Don Wade and Roma Friday to discuss the …

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Lindenhurst Cops Try To Hit Illinois Man With 15 Year Jail Sentence For Recording Traffic Stop

Officer: “Guess what? You were eavesdropping on our conversation. I did not give you permission to do so. Step out of the vehicle.” Despite clear legal precedent, nationwide hoax that it is illegal to film cops prevails Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com Thursday, September 29, 2011 Cops arrested an Illinois man …

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White suburbanites going from pain pills to heroin

Statistics tend to back him up. Deaths from prescription drugs tripled nationwide from 2000 to 2008 and exceeded deaths from heroin and cocaine combined, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Drug deaths reached an all-time high of almost 37,500 in 2009, the tipping point in an …

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Judge Rejects Eavesdropping Charges for Recording Police

Jacob Sullum | September 20, 2011 Michael Allison, an Illinois man who faced a potential sentence of 75 years in prison for recording police officers and attempting to tape his own trial, caught a break last week when a state judge declared the charges unconstitutional. “A statute intended to prevent …

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Shape Up or Pay Up: Emanuel

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is giving city workers an important health choice: enroll in a new wellness plan, expected to be unveiled Friday, or pay a higher premium. The price if they don’t enroll: $50 a month. The program includes an initial screening that focuses on preventative care for asthma, heart …

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Radio host Mancow moves to WJJG-AM

By Tribune staff 10:40 a.m. CDT, September 15, 2011 Matthew Erich Muller, the radio provocateur known as “Mancow” whose syndicated morning show hasn’t been heard in Chicago in five years, will move to WJJG-AM (1530), the 760-watt daytime station based in west suburban Elmhurst, Time Out Chicago is reporting. Link

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State Rep. Ramey charged with DUI

DuPage County Republican chairman and state Rep. Randy Ramey was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of alcohol. Ramey, of Carol Stream, took responsibility in a statement. Advertisement “On Sunday morning I was issued a citation by the Carol Stream Police Department for driving under the influence of alcohol,” …

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