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* From Friday’s letter to President Obama signed by several governors, including Gov. Bruce Rauner…
Our country has long served as a welcoming beacon to individuals and families who seek safety and refugee status within the borders of the United States. For years we have been proud to welcome refugees into our communities in their pursuit […]

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* From a campaign email…
Dear Friend,
I wanted to let you know that I’ve decided not to run for Comptroller in the 2016 special election.
Many many people put an extraordinary amount of effort into this campaign, and I’m more grateful than you can know. Thank you very, very much.
As you might imagine, this was a very […]

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* My weekly syndicated newspaper column…
Earlier this month when the General Assembly was in Springfield, House Speaker Michael Madigan called Senate President John Cullerton six different times to ask him to move the child care program restoration legislation once it passed the House.
Yes, you read that right. Six times.
The man is most definitely single-mindedly persistent.
As […]

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On The Prowl With Bridgeport's Night Watchmen

Bridgeport’s Neighborhood Watch is a volunteer group that keeps its eyes on the community.

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Alligators in Chicago? Here's How Experts Rescue Exotic Animals in the City

Don’t abandon your “exotic” pets. Instead, here’s what you should do with turtles, snakes and reptiles.

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* Well, now we may know why the G wanted Dorothy Brown’s mobile phone. From the US Attorney…

A Glenview man who was hired by the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office after purportedly loaning $15,000 to a company controlled by the Clerk’s husband lied under oath when testifying about it before a grand jury, […]