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Future Swing State Illinois?

Watch Illinois Turn Red Before Your Eyes               Watch #Illinois turn into a #RedState before your eyes in this map mash-up from data compiled from the Chicago Tribune. Notice how much like the country, the #urban areas are #blue while the #rural, #suburban, and #ex-urban areas are turning #Red….

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CHICAGO MAYOR SEIZES AIRWAVES ACROSS 51 STATIONS

CHICAGO MAYOR SEIZES AIRWAVES ACROSS 51┬áSTATIONS CHICAGO MAYOR SEIZES AIRWAVES TODAY ON 51 STATIONS He didn’t have to “seize” anything in fact. Just when you thought the MEDIA might get a clue…they hand over the reigns voluntarily. These 51 Chicago Radio Stations will ALL be broadcasting the same 30 minute “interview” with Rahm Emanual November…

December trial set for man accused in billing scheme at COD radio station

A December trial date has been set for the former College of DuPage radio station employee charged with billing the station for more than $100,000 for parts and services that authorities say were not delivered. At a status hearing Wednesday, DuPage County Judge Liam Brennan set a Dec. 6 trial date for John Valenta, of…

Wisconsin man dies after being found unresponsive in Oak Brook hotel room

A Wisconsin man has died after being found unresponsive in the Hyatt Lodge Hotel in Oak Brook, according to an Oak Brook Police Department news release. The Oak Brook Police and Fire departments responded at about 5:40 a.m. Aug. 15 to a call of an unresponsive subject in a guest room at the hotel, 2815…

13 years for Aurora man who robbed Naperville 7-Eleven with paintball gun

Gerald Norris told Judge Brian Telander he’s a changed man. And, the 21-year-old said, if Telander showed mercy in sentencing him for his third felony as an adult, he would never again do anything that would land him back in jail. But after reviewing the Aurora man’s extensive criminal history and a two-minute video of…

DuPage County Wins 3rd straight national award for disposal facility

The National Association of Counties has honored DuPage for its Vactor Receiving Station in Woodridge. It’s the third consecutive year the organization has recognized a DuPage program for being innovative, effective and an enhancement of service for residents. County board member Jim Healy said he’s “elated” for the county employees who came up with the…

BB Gun Wielding Man in Wheaton causes Police to Shut Down Roosevelt Road

A man with a BB gun faces charges following an incident at an apartment building at 1407 E. Roosevelt Road last weekend that forced police to close down a nearby roadway, according to Suburban Life Publications. The name of the man and the charges have not been released. Police were called to the area after…

Darien Police are Warning AGAIN Residents to Lock Their Cars

Police are encouraging Darien residents to combat a recent rash of car burglaries by locking car doors. Many towns around Darien have also seen a spike in car burglaries and stolen cars, according to police. Offenders usually pull on car door handles late at night, and they can use garage door openers to gain access…

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