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Homer District 33C imposes maximum tax hike for Homer & Lockport residents

Note from the Editor: Fiscal responsibility is lacking in District 33C with the absence any effort to cut the budget and Property Tax .Russ Petrizzo and Vivienne Porter candidates for the Board in the April Election expressed numerous problems with spending, while want to continue the good education. The Costs are just getting out of

Jindal Louisiana Governor “stand up for what we believe in, and for what the American people voted for”

By Bobby Jindal December 16, 2014 “Elections have consequences,” President Obama said, setting his new policy agenda just three days after taking office in 2009. Three elections later, the president’s party has lost 70 House seats and 14 Senate seats. The job of Republicans now is to govern with the confidence that elections do have

Jobs generate healthy drops in violent-crime arrests/A minimum wage increase kills jobs

  “Summer jobs reduce violence among disadvantaged youth” – that’s the title and conclusion of a new report by University of Pennsylvania criminologist Sara Heller, who conducted a randomized study of over 1,600 underserved high schoolers in Chicago. An eight-week stint at a minimum-wage summer job was found to have decreased violence among that population by 43%

Few candidates so far for school board openings

Staff Report Lockport Legend 4:12 pm CST December 16, 2014 Thus far, there is a dearth of candidates for open school board positions in Lockport Township. Here is a look, by school district, at the list of candidates who have filed required nominating petitions with the Will County Clerk’s Office as of Monday, Dec. 15,

US hands over senior Taliban commander Latif Mehsud to Pakistan/ WHY?

  Published December 07, 2014 Associated Press Oct. 4, 2009: In this file photo, Pakistani Taliban commander Latif Mehsud sits with fellows in Sararogha in south Waziristan in Pakistan. (AP) ISLAMABAD – The U.S. military in Afghanistan has handed over three Pakistani detainees to Islamabad, including one who Pakistani intelligence officers said is a senior