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The recovery stage for our economy is finally here, and now the policy priority has to shift to getting people back on the job and getting businesses up and running. The best incentive to get businesses hiring again and get workers off unemployment is to suspend the payroll tax for the rest …
President Donald Trump stepped up to declare houses of worship “essential places that provide essential services” to the American people.
It took just one non-COVID-19-related death to give us something to talk about other than the 100,000 American COVID-19 deaths or even the 10 Memorial Day holiday weekend murders in Chicago.
Mason Schweizer examines the public grieving Michael Jordan went through during the death of his father and the conspiracies that came with it.
In mid-March, my administrative team and I sat around a conference table to address a challenge we never could have predicted. At that time, none of us could have guessed it would be the last time we sat around a conference table together, in the same room, to make important decisions and im…
NASCAR announced Thursday that it will join the UFC in becoming the only two major sporting organizations to set return-to-action dates since all sports shut down in mid-March.
My name is Mattias Clark, and I want to share my thoughts about what it’s like to be an athlete as the COVID-19 virus makes its global and dangerous debut. It’s Tuesday, March 31, 2020. About two weeks ago our president, Donald Trump, placed the United States under “social distancing” in an …
During this coronavirus pandemic, access to accurate and trustworthy information in your community is as critical to life under quarantine and as sought after as hand sanitizer and face masks.
One state lawmaker wants the public to know more information when a school administrator is fired, including how much it could cost taxpayers.
KANKAKEE – State Sen. Patrick Joyce, D-Essex, issued the following statement after his March 17th victory in the Democratic primary election for the 40th District State Senate seat:
For generations of black Chicagoans, the suburb of Matteson was a beacon. Moving there meant you had made it. It was a place where black wealth was not only accepted, but celebrated.
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- Protesters moving through Kankakee County
- Person struck and killed crossing Kinzie Avenue in Bradley
- Man walks from Chicago to Kankakee in support of George Floyd
- Coyote Canyon will not re-open
- More than 100 people at rally in Bradley
- Sheriff: Multiple reports of civil unrest, stay home
- Kankakee School District plans to bring kids back in shifts next school year
- 'No justice. No peace.'
- Man walks 46 miles from Chicago to Kankakee in honor of George Floyd
- Confused about what's open during Phase 3?