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[28 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Vote Foster and Pellaton for Wilmette Park District Board is the website launched for first time candidates Ryrie Pellaton and Stephanie Foster.

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

From 2004. Governor Blagojevich and his replacement as US Rep, Rahm Emanuel launch a poorly thought out drug importation scheme.

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Read more at Fox News
A senior State Department official in charge of federal counterterrorism programs will face trial in Virginia after he was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor.

Fairfax County Police officials say Daniel Rosen was arrested by a county detective about noon Tuesday at his Washington, D.C. home after he allegedly sought to arrange sex with a minor. The detective, a female officer working in the county’s Child Exploitation Unit, had been posing as the minor in online exchanges with Rosen, police said.

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[20 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Associated Student Government Senate passed a Northwestern Divest-sponsored resolution early Thursday morning asking the University to divest from six corporations the resolution’s sponsors sayviolate Palestinians’ human rights.

The resolution passed with 24 votes in favor and 22 votes against, with three abstentions. The vote, cast through a secret ballot, came after more than five hours of debate, during which senators, students and alumni alternated speaking for and against the resolution.
Read more in the Daily Northwestern

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[18 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

From the Daily Northwestern
A man is suing Northwestern and other parties for $40 million after he says he was coerced to plead guilty to a double homicide and spent 15 years in prison following revelations by an NU journalism class.
Alstory Simon filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois seeking redress for the time he spent in prison after he says he was wrongfully incarcerated for the killings. Cook County prosecutors threw out his conviction in October.

The suit alleges the University, former Medill Prof. David Protess as well as private …

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[12 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

From Illinois Home Page
The state gives millions of dollars to organizations looking to do good, but one case shows how easy the system can be exploited.
Hundreds of groups receive grants from the state each year. But, as the case of the Save a Life Foundation shows, there are huge holes when it comes to monitoring progress once a group has received the money.
Illinois State Senator Tim Bivins (R-Dixon) said he was shocked to learn how easy a group receiving state funding can get by without showing how the money was …

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[11 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

From DNAinfo
In a press conference Wednesday, the Rev. Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Parish on the South Side singled out Janes for criticism and said Janes was on a racially motivated “witch hunt.”

“I wonder if the same thing would’ve happened to another league, another team, another place,” Pfleger said at the press conference. “It’s most unacceptable to go after the children and target the children.”
Video Here from ABC7

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[6 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

Wilmette voters have options this year, with two new candidates entering the field to improve the management of the Wilmette Park District and rethink the $14.5 Millino Lakefront Plan. More information on Facebook.


Post by Vote Foster and Pellaton for Wilmette Park District Board.

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[5 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]

From Gateway Pundit
The president:
“Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history. Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place. Remember that during the Crusades and Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. And our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”