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Chicago suburbs expected to get hit hard with snowfall

Source: CLTV The snow is expected to continue through late afternoon or early evening in the city and suburbs, bringing totals to 8 inches or higher, according to meteorologist Mark Ratzer of the Weather Service. Oak Lawn is expected to see up to ten inches. The highest reported snowfall as of midnight came from the village of Somonauk, in LaSalle ...

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Winter storm creates dangerous driving conditions

Source:CLTV Drivers will face treacherous road conditions as the winter storm is predicted to dump almost a foot of snow in Chicago. More than 280 snow plows are out on the streets. They plan to clear the main streets first then the side streets. Blowing winds make it difficult for both drivers and city snow trucks because of decreased visibility. ...

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New Year Message From the President-elect of the Ghana National Council ( GNC)

As we enter 2014 , I appeal for unity ,peace and harmony among all members of the Ghanaian Community in Chicago. I am also appealing to the community to rally behind the new leadership of the Ghana National Council. I pray that 2014 will be a year of prosperity for every Ghanaian. ..Ebenezer Antwi-Nsiah (President-elect, GNC)

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2014 resolution: more passion

BY JESSE JACKSON December 30, 2013 Clouds and tempests mark the dawn of 2014. The economy is recovering, we are told, but the people aren’t. Over 20 million people are still in need of full-time work. America, the land of opportunity, now is scarred by more extreme inequality and less mobility than other industrial nations. More of our children grow ...

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Pictures of Okuapeman Association’s 2013 X’mas Party

           

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New laws going into effect in Illinois on Jan. 1 2014

Source: AP ……..The first offense of texting and driving can cost you $75, and subsequent offenses rise by $25 up to the fourth one, which will cost you $150. The offense is also a moving violation on your license. After three of them your license can be suspended. The first time you’re caught tossing out a cigarette will now be ...

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Kwanzaa 2013: Dates, Facts, And History Of The Celebration Of Unity, Faith, And African Roots

Source:huffingtonpost.com Though many Americans don’t know much about Kwanzaa, it’s a beautiful holiday that all can share in. Akiba Solomon of Colorlines.com, federal civil rights attorney Charles Coleman Jr., and Donna Washington, author of “Li’l Rabbit’s Kwanzaa,” joined HuffPost Live to explain more about this important celebration of African heritage and unity. Dates Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 through ...

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The New Year rings in a new law for Illinois’ drivers (A must read for all Illinoians)

Source:www.kfvs12.com The first offense can cost you $75, and subsequent offenses rise by $25 up to the fourth one, which will cost you $150. The offense is also a moving violation on your license. After three of them your license can be suspended. The first time you’re caught tossing out a cigarette will now be a misdemeanor carrying a fine ...

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