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WHEN YOUNG PEOPLE DIE- A Tribute by Mr. & Mrs. Akoto in memory of their late son-in-law!

By The Journalist and Pauline When young people die, it makes us -the older folks- question our worth and our true purpose on this Earth. In life when the norm is for children to bury their parents, only God can explain why parents and parents-in-law have to go through the burden of burying their offspring or any younger person that ...

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Police Point to Alcohol in Death of Non-Student at Lewis U. ( Deceased was the son-in-law of the Berko Akoto Family)

Source of main story : bolingbrook.patch.com Excessive alcohol consumption may have played a role in the death of 22-year-old Elvis Dominguez-Meja, a Joliet resident identified as the subject found in a dormitory room at Lewis University on Thursday morning, according to a news release issued by Romeoville Deputy Police Chief Steve Lucchesi. Elvis Dominguez-Meja was the son-in-law of Mr. and ...

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Two Ghanaians Arrested For Credit Card Fraud In U.S

Credit- joliet.patch.com Local police assisted Secret Service in an investigation that led to the arrest of Samuel B. Boah and Kwame A. Nketiah in Bolingbrook. An ongoing investigation by the U.S. Secret Service’s Chicago Electronic Crimes Task Force led to Bolingbrook and the arrest of two Ghanaians on charges of credit card fraud, said Derrick Golden, assistant to the special ...

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Governor Quinn Launches Get Covered Illinois – The New Online Marketplace for Affordable Health Care

Statewide Options Now Available Through Illinois’ Official Health Marketplace Created by the Affordable Care Act   <iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/mT1yeGfbgg4?rel=0″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>   CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today launched Get Covered Illinois, the state’s comprehensive education and enrollment online platform for uninsured residents to sign up for health coverage under the Federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today’s announcement is ...

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McKinley Park Speed Cameras Issue More than 1,000 Tickets

Source:dnainfo.com MCKINLEY PARK — Nearly 1,500 drivers who passed through a busy stretch of McKinley Park last year received speeding tickets, courtesy of the city’s new speed cameras. The controversial camera program, called a “cash grab” by opponents, tickets drivers for speeding in areas outside parks and schools during certain portions of the day. Drivers going up to 10 mph ...

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Cold Exposure Results in Another Death

Source:dnainfo.com CHICAGO — A man was found dead in McKinley Park on Monday afternoon as a result of cold exposure, officials said. Jamie Hensley, 56, of the 100 block of Stryker Avenue in Joliet was found unresponsive on the 3700 block of South Archer Avenue, officials said Tuesday. Officers responded to a call of a person down at about 3:45 ...

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Another Pioneer In The Ghanaian Community of Chicago Passes Away!

Chicago, January 12 2014: The Chairman, Chief , Queenmother and members of the Gaddangme community of Chicago announced with great sorrow the death of Nii Lante Okunka Blebodzan I, aka Mr. Ebenezer Lamptey, and affectionately known as: Paa Lante. He passed away at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in Chicago last night. Paa Lante would have been 82 years in ...

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Another Pioneer In The Ghanaian Community of Chicago Passes Away! Pictures only!

Pictures showing Paa Lante @ Ghanafest 2006 and @ the inauguration of the GaDangbe Royal Court in 2002.  Above Picture: The late Paa Lante speaking at a function in his honor. The function was organized by the current GaDangbe Community Organization administration led by Frederica Buckman   Above: Paa Lante springling Kpokpoi @ Ghanafest 2006…    Above: The head of the ...

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