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While November's elections are important, GOP leaders gathered at Republican National Convention say they're focused on strengthening the party for the long term.
Government, Business, Awareness
State Rep. Lou Lang (D-Skokie) responded to Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of the Illinois Gaming Expansion bill today. The bill was vetoed by the governor yesterday and is said to create some 90,000 jobs, according to Lang.
Skokie may pass a new measure that targets renters in the community. If passed, renters who commit crimes may be forced to leave their apartment. Will this benefit or hurt the community?
Government, Business, The Neighborhood Files
After morning chat with Oak Park fourth graders, Gov. Pat Quinn vetoes a controversial casino expansion plan. The bill's biggest sponsor, State Rep. Lou Lang from Skokie, said the governor's decision was "predictable."
Republican presidential candidate will attend local fundraiser.
Government, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
Lynn Szymoniak was featured on '60 Minutes' after she uncovered a massive fraud set up by big banks during the foreclosure crisis. Now, Szymonaik is getting ready to tell her story at the Ethical Humanist Society in Skokie.
Akins' comments surrounding "legitimate rape" and that a female body can shut down pregnancy have caused a stir.
Cook County Forest Preserve District wants to greatly expand camping. Read the details, and register your views in public hearings today and Thursday. You can also email them.
Government, Schools, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
A new traffic signal is set to go up near Main Street and Central Park. The move comes after a 9-year-old was killed while on his bicycle. Meanwhile, the village also approved new terms to their vicious animal ordinance.
Government, Business, The Neighborhood Files, Awareness
A special legislative session in Springfield last week made no progress. Here, Patch rounds up reactions from local politicians and residents.
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