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Trump’s minion prepares to gut consumer watchdog

BY JESSE JACKSON February 7, 2017 “Personnel is policy,” says Gary Cohn, the former president of Goldman Sachs recently named to head President Trump’s National Economic Council. He got that right, and every working family should shudder that Trump — after railing against the corruptions of Goldman Sachs and other big banks in the campaign — has put six former ...

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How 2 Math Grads are Disrupting the Auto Insurance Industry

Chicago, Illinois – Recent studies indicate that drivers are paying too much for car insurance. Are you aware that you could receive a large discount just for using this new startup’s service? In addition, if you are currently insured and live in a qualified ZIP code you may get an extremely high discount. For a long time, there was no easy ...

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New Laws That Took Effect In Illinois This Year!

Here are new laws that took effect on Jan. 1 2017 in Illinois. From the “tampon tax” being retired to marijuana being further decriminalized, a host of new laws took effect in Illinois on Jan. 1. Here are some of the nearly 200 laws that kicked in at the start of the new year. 2017 brings in a new law ...

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City Signs Agreement in Principle with Department of Justice

Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson today announced that following the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) 13-month pattern and practice investigation, the City has signed an “Agreement in Principle” to negotiate a consent decree with DOJ. Below are the prepared remarks of Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson for today’s press ...

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Mayor Emanuel Announces 7 Percent Reduction in Chicago Carbon Emissions As Emissions Increased Nationwide

Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 press@cityofchicago.org Download this Press Release Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that Chicago has reduced its carbon emissions by 7% from 2010 to 2015, according to a new analysis. This reduction in greenhouse gases came at the same time Chicago saw a 25,000 person increase in its population and 12 percent growth in the region’s economy and ...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger says President Trump’s immigration ban ‘makes us look stupid’

Source:aolnews.com Arnold Schwarzenegger might be filling in for President Donald Trump on “The New Celebrity Apprentice,” but it certainly doesn’t make the Austrian immigrant turned Hollywood superstar a fan of Trump’s immigration ban. In fact, Schwarzenegger railed heavily against it. During an appearance on Extra, the two-time California governor shared his feelings about the ban, which prohibits citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries ...

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Ghana National Cuoncil Press Release for immediate release.

Contact Eunice Cromwell Website www.ghananationalcouncil.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2017 GHANA NATIONAL COUNCIL CELEBRATES Sixty years of Ghana’s independence Chicago, IL, January 28, 2017– The year, 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of Ghana’s independence from the British Empire and the first African nation, South of the Sahara, to win its independence from colonial rule. In celebration, the Ghana National ...

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Cameroon boycott training over bonuses

Source: supersport.com Cameroon players refused to train on Monday in Gabon over bonuses row. The Indomitable Lions are demanding bonuses that are in dimension to their performance in the quarterfinal against Senegal where they stunned the favourites 5-4 on post match penalties. Reports from the camp indicate that Hugo Broos’ men are demanding 12 million CFA francs per player as ...

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