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In Kankakee County, according to the most recent unemployment figures, 7.5 percent of eligible workers are jobless. Also in Kankakee County, there are currently anywhere from 4,000 to 5,000 unfilled jobs.

COLUMNISTS

As I have a bit more time after retiring, I find that my interests in new subjects are sometimes challenged by old ones rising up for equal time. Such is the case at hand. For those of my readers over 60, the following may bring up some memories, but the content is probably totally unknown to most.

By the time you read this, my wife will have drug me from sunny Arizona, where I was fortunate to hang out all winter. I’m now back in Illinois, pouting like one of my grandchildren. You suppose they learned that “lip out” disposition from me?

In order to understand killings in America, humanity has to understand the condition of the human heart. The heart is that spiritual part of where our emotions dwell. Jesus made this statement in the Bible in Mark 7: 21-22: “For from within, out of the man’s hearts, come evil thoughts of lus…

By the time you read this, my wife will have drug me from sunny Arizona, where I was fortunate to hang out all winter. I’m now back in Illinois, pouting like one of my grandchildren. You suppose they learned that “lip out” disposition from me?

I always try to make sure my column has a point to it. I want to share a life lesson and encourage readers to live an optimistic and positive life. As for this column, I really don’t know what the point is other than I’m missing my mom and dad now … and decided to write about them. I hope yo…

lllinois lawmakers are considering placing a warning label on video games that have the "loot box" feature. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Barbara Hernandez, says it's a predatory practice preying on children. 

When I began my work 25 years ago, my vision for fixing our poor, broken communities was driven by my belief in America and what made it successful.

As gas prices rise and more residents are riding motorcycles as a form of transportation and recreation — plus warmer weather is approaching — we at Gold Wing Road Riders Association (GWRRA) of Illinois are here to help and remind drivers to be alert and look twice before they turn.

Illinois will lose one congressional seat in 2022, going from 18 to 17, after the release of preliminary U.S. census numbers. This should come as no surprise. In fact, if you want to uncork the bubbly, go right ahead. It could have been worse.

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