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Restore Construction brings damaged homes to perfection

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Restore Construction brings damaged homes to perfection

Restore Construction brings damaged homes to perfection By Gustavo Rosales (Freelance writer, reporter, videographer) Restore Construction in Franklin Park is one of the most professional and responsible companies that helps families whose homes and property suffer major damage such as in a fire or a flood. Restore Construction renovates and restores the building to its original…

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time? Nov. 10, 2016 Southwest News-Herald, Des Plaines Valley News, the Reporter Newspapers, the Regional News, IllinoisNewsNetwork.com By Ray Hanania Has anyone else noticed that America is becoming a polarized nation? And worse, the two sides seem to be getting angrier and angrier? I’ve never been happier to…

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Cleveland Indians should change their name

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Cleveland Indians should change their name

Cleveland Indians should change their name The Cleveland Indians were defeated by the Chicago Cubs in the World Series championship on Wednesday night, Nov. 2, 2016 at Progressive Field in Cleveland in the 10th inning by a score of 8 to 7. But before the game was played, I wrote this column looking at the…

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Orland Park sidesteps the will of the people

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Orland Park sidesteps the will of the people

Orland Park sidesteps the will of the people The Orland Park Board approved a plan to significantly increase Mayor McLaughlin’s salary 375 percent from what it was (a 275 percent increase). But the board action ignores the rights of the village’s taxpayers and voters. Oct. 20, 2016 Des Plaines Valley News, The Regional, The Reporter…

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Raising taxes is never about healthy living

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Raising taxes is never about healthy living

Raising taxes is never about healthy living Instead of raising taxes on soda pop, how about cutting the obscene $4.4 billion a year budget for Cook County. Merge Cook County into Township government. Eliminate redundancies that are outrageous. End the double dipping pensions and payrolls politicians in Cook County now get. Published in the Southwest…

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime SW News Herald, DVN, The Regional, The Reporter Oct. 6, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing all he can to reduce skyrocketing violence plaguing many neighborhoods. Hiring 1,000 more police officers is a good start, but it’s not enough. While we…

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Blame non-voters for state’s problems

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Blame non-voters for state’s problems

Blame non-voters for state’s problems. Everyone is complaining about Illinois’ poor economic situation, the excess spending and the skyrocketing taxes. But the majority of people complaining don’t even take the time to vote By Ray Hanania Last week’s column hammering the stupid idea of term limits brought on a lot of emails from readers. And…

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The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

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The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt. Credit cards are destroying this nation and its people, mortgaging the future and undermining our economy. We need to crack down on the banks and limit the amount of interest they can charge. By Ray Hanania I remember the JFK assassination. I remember the 9/11 terrorism. And, I…

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Laboring through Labor Day

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Laboring through Labor Day

Laboring through Labor Day. A look at how life has changed from schools to politics in Chicagoland and America. By Ray Hanania The Labor Day weekend usually marks a special point in our lives when children go back to school, the weather shifts from swelter to soothing, and we’re reminded politics really has no season…

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Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

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Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

Term Limits deny voters their rights. But Term Limits may soon see a casualty in the demise of the failed administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner in November 2018 By Ray Hanania Every time a failed politician or a failed group of activists don’t get their way, they stamp their feet and whine like little babies that…

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