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ANNOUNCING OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH DZIENNIK ZWIAZKOWY

CHICAGO, IL (November 23, 2015) — The Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) is proud to announce our partnership with Dziennik Zwiazkowy, the leading Polish language newspaper in the state

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Governor Rauner: state of Illinois will temporarily suspend accepting new Syrian refugees

Governor Bruce Rauner has issued the following statement regarding Illinois’ acceptance of Syrian refugees after the terror attacks in Paris:  “Our nation and our state have a shared history of

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Citizenship + DACA Renewal Workshop with Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Ald. Carlos Rosa

U.S. Representative Luis V. Gutierrez and Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa invite you to their November 16, 2015 U.S. Citizenship and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Workshop at Northeastern Illinois

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Renée Fleming To Headline Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony On Tuesday, November 24, In Millennium Park

The Voelker family of Northlake, Illinois, will join Mayor Emanuel to light their 63-foot Colorado Blue Spruce as Chicago’s 102nd Christmas Tree The City of Chicago is pleased to announce

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Quigley Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Address Flight Routes and Aircraft Noise Issues

U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), Co-Chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, introduced the FAA Community Accountability Act to give local communities a say in the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) decision-making

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Madigan, FTC & States Announce Nationwide Crackdown Against Abusive Debt Collectors

30 New Actions Targeting Illegal Practices Such as Phony Debt Collection & Threats of Arrest & Wage Garnishment Washington, D.C. – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan today joined with the

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Safe Electricity Provides Tips on How to Protect Homes from Energy Vampires

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Energy vampires can be lurking around one’s home in unexpected places: televisions, computers, and microwaves. An array of electronic devices, often referred to as energy vampires, continue

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American Writers Museum Announces Prime Michigan Avenue Space in Downtown Chicago for Early 2017 Opening

(CHICAGO – October 27, 2015) – The American Writers Museum (AWM) has leased a prime space at 180 North Michigan Avenue, one of Chicago’s busiest blocks, for its early 2017

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Don’t let Halloween be a scary time for pets

CHICAGO – Halloween is a fun and festive night for families, but it can be downright dangerous for pets. Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are offering tips to keep your

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Grant funds computer simulation to train social work students, clinicians

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A federal grant of more than $919,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will fund one new course at the University of Illinois and

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Pets will now have their own bathrooms at O’Hare International Airport

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announces the opening of an indoor service animal/pet relief room at O’Hare International Airport. Located past security checkpoints in the Rotunda area of Terminal

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‘Tis The Season To Unwrap The Holidays; City Looking For The Perfect Tree

The City of Chicago is now accepting tree nominations through October 26, Tree Lighting Ceremony is November 24 The city is accepting nominations for trees in the Chicagoland area, through

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Gov. Rauner Releases 2014 Tax Returns

Governor Bruce Rauner released his 2014 federal and state 1040’s, reflecting income and tax rates, while detailing the Rauner family’s  charitable and community giving last year. Last year, the Rauners

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Illinois Holocaust Museum To Host State Legislators To Discuss Importance Of Holocaust And Genocide Education

Monday, October 19, 5:30 p.m. SKOKIE –[Wednesday, October 14, 2015]—Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center will welcome state legislators on Monday, October 19 to address the importance of Holocaust and genocide education

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Be Alert for Deer on Illinois Roads. More than 15,000 motor vehicle crashes with deer statewide in 2014

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and Illinois State Police today reminded motorists that this is the time of year to be on high

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Preckwinkle Presents FY 2016 Executive Budget Recommendation

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today presented her Executive Budget Recommendation for the Fiscal Year 2016 budget to the Cook County Board of Commissioners. The proposed budget represents a

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State Regulators Warn Halloween Colored Contacts Could Permanently Damage Your Eyes 

CHICAGO — With the Halloween season upon us, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is reminding the public that purchasing colored contact lenses from anyone other than a licensed

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Rep. Gutiérrez’ New Bill expands Access to Obamacare to Undocumented Immigrants

Washington, DC – On September 30th, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) introduced the Exchange Inclusion for a Healthy America Act of 2015 and spoke on the House floor about his