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Rauner Seeking More Government ConsolidationGov. Bruce Rauner announced Friday he’s backing four pieces of legislation that would allow local governments to consolidate services in order to save money for taxpayers.
Members Hoping To Save Orland Park Fitness Center From ClosingThe Palos Health and Fitness Club closing is part of Palos Community Hospital’s plan to expand its facility in Orland Park on 153rd Street and West Avenue.
Rauner Blasts CPS Borrowing Plan; Says Emanuel 'Forestalling The Inevitable'Gov. Bruce Rauner had more harsh criticism for the Chicago Public Schools on Thursday, a day after the district borrowed $725 million at very high interest rates.
Governor Seeking To Add New Paid Lanes To Stevenson ExpresswayWould you be willing to pay to zoom through morning traffic on the expressway? Gov. Bruce Rauner is looking at plans to add "managed lanes" on the Stevenson Expressway.
Lombard Honoring Longtime EmployeeThe Lombard village board will be honoring one of the village’s employees for an exceptional anniversary.
Study Finds Seafood Can Help Protect Against Alzheimer'sA new study has found seafood is still good for your brain, even though the seafood might have mercury in it.
Woodstock Willie Predicts An Early SpringWoodstock Willie, the Chicago area’s most famous groundhog weatherman, has predicted an early spring this year.
Woodstock Willie Ready To Make Annual Groundhog Day PredictionIn northwest suburban Woodstock, festivities continue through tomorrow to mark “Groundhog Day” where the classic Bill Murray movie was shot 24 years ago.
West Side Churches Donating Bottled Water To Flint, MichiganWest Side ministers were joining the call for a criminal investigation of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, as volunteers loaded up hundreds of cases of bottled water for Flint.
Shootings And Murders Skyrocket In January In ChicagoThe year did not get off to a good start for Chicago police, with murders in January at the highest level in 16 years, and shootings more than double what they were at this point last year.
Navy Veteran Gets A Much-Welcomed GiftA needy South Side Navy veteran’s family got a big thank you for her service today and was also giving thanks after receiving new furniture for every room in their house—free.
Woodstock Science Center Honors 30th Anniversary Of Challenger DisasterThirty years ago, Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after launching on what was supposed to be a historic mission. On Thursday, a science and technology center named in honor of the shuttle, teachers and students released balloons in the air in memory of the seven astronauts who were killed in the Challenger disaster.

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