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A few election races too close to call until April 18

A few election races too close to call until April 18

No lead is thinner than Bolingbrook Village Clerk Carol Penning’s one-vote margin of apparent victory over Jaime J. Olson. Penning so far has 6,144 votes to Olson’s 6,143. “Every vote counts,” Will ...
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Crest Hill's Ray Soliman among Will County mayoral winners

Other contested local mayoral or village president winners were Steven Streit (with 73.75 percent of the vote) over Joey Jeraminas in Lockport; Todd Matichak (with 57.14 percent) over incumbent ...
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«April 2017»

NO MEETING of the Democratic Party of Wheatland Township in April

Due to scheduling conflicts, the April 24th, 2017 meeting of the Wheatland Township Democratic Party has been canceled. We have several new events in the works, and will be sending out notices on ...
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Will County Sheriff's Office's opioid-related efforts have saved many lives

The sheriff’s office started Narcan training a month before a state law was signed in May 2015 that mandated police departments use Narcan. The first life-saving use of Narcan by the sheriff’s ...
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Congresswoman Robin Kelly - 61st Birthday Fundraiser

Please join in celebrating the 61st birthday of Congresswoman Robin Kelly - 2nd District Friday, May 19th, 2017 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Bocce's - 3909 211th Street, Matteson Individual ticket - $40 ...
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Bolingbrook, Shorewood mayors maintain leads after provisional ballot count

Many of the candidates were there to watch the count, including Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar, who accumulated 131 provisional ballots in Will County, 46 more than his opponent, Jackie Traynere, a ...
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Cheers, jeers for Rep. Hultgren at forum: 'I think he heard from us tonight'

Audience members were instructed to check their political placards at the door and wave palm-sized green or red cards to discourage loud disruptions. However, the moderator repeatedly had to ...
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Plainfield Township Democratic Organization Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 7:00 pm “Sammyland” Warehouse Compound 22629 W. 143rd Street, Plainfield More information: www.plainfielddemocrats.org
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Flynn probably broke law by failing to disclose foreign income, House Oversight leaders say

Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and the panel’s ranking Democrat, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), suggested that Flynn broke the law. Flynn was ousted in February after misleading Vice President ...
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The Emerging Strategy for Capitalizing on Women's Unprecedented Interest in Politics

The program’s 18 partners across the country have reported similar results as have other organizations that help women run for office. EMILY’s List, for example, reported in March that a record ...
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Plainfield Democrats Community Pig Roast Fundraiser

Saturday, July 15, 2017 4:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. 2571 Golfview Street, Joliet (Just north of Caton Farm Road) Ticket Prices: Advance ticket - $35/adult, $20 child 12 years or younger, $40/adult at ...
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Will County officials to weigh options for $195 million courthouse

The current courthouse has 23 courtrooms in a four-story building. The eighth and ninth floors will be built as shells with space for 10 additional courtrooms. The plan calls for six security ...
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