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At least 9 dead, dozens wounded in Chicago during holiday weekend shootings

CHICAGO – Shootings in Chicago during the Fourth of July holiday weekend have left at least nine people dead and several dozen wounded, including two boys shot in different parks. Gov. Pat Quinn said Sunday that such continued violence underscores why he dramatically altered a gun bill that will end Illinois’ last-in-the nation ban on carrying concealed firearms — a ...

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CEANA 2013 Convention…………August 30 to September 2 Chicago Illinois.

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Obama should lead fight to revive Voting Rights Act

    BY JESSE JACKSON July 1, 2013 President Barack Obama should lead a forceful drive to revive the Voting Rights Act, which was effectively disemboweled by the Supreme Court’s decision last week. All celebrate the 1965 Act as the most consequential civil rights legislation of the past century. Its passage was central to the building of the New South, ...

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CEANA 2013 Convention – The BEST Yet To Come?

  CEANA 2013 Attractions! …………………Former President, His Excellency, J.J.  Rawlings and his wife, Nana Konadu-Agyeman Rawlings to Grace the occasion  ………………..Live Multi Cultural performances by cultural troupes from Ghana, Washington DC and Chicago!   June 25, 2013 – Chicago, the windy city of the Midwest will be buzzing and sizzling hot on US Labor Day weekend as the Ewe Association ...

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On race, Supreme Court is out of touch

  BY JESSE JACKSON June 24, 2013 In its decision Monday on affirmative action, the Supreme Court punted. It reviewed the University of Texas affirmative action program — in which race is admittedly “a factor of a factor of a factor” in admission, one of many factors used with a university committed to the educational benefits of a diverse student ...

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Mayor Emanuel Launches Data Center Express to Help Make Chicago the Destination of Choice for Data Centers

Announced at Ribbon Cutting for the Server Farm Realty Center on the South Side Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 Download this Press Release Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the launching of Data Center Express, a partnership between the City of Chicago, World Business Chicago, and Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) to streamline the startup process for data centers, and joined Server Farm Realty CEO ...

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The Office Of The State Fire Marshal Encourages Residents To Follow Safe Cooking Practices Cooking Fires Rank Second as Cause of Home Fires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2013   The Office Of The State Fire Marshal Encourages Residents To Follow Safe Cooking Practices  Cooking Fires Rank Second as Cause of Home Fires  SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is taking the lead in educating Illinois residents to practice safe cooking habits to prevent home fire tragedies.  Unattended cooking ...

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