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Proviso Probe

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

GENERAL, Wednesday news dump

Here are the stories that caught my eye.

Forest Park Review (West Suburban Journal's Tanisha Allen-Jones) reports on conflicts over senior services in Proviso Township.

Forest Park Review (Seth Stern) reports on Police Cheif James Ryan testifying in the hearing to determine the fate of Sgt. Dan Harder. See this entry and this one for more background.

Forest Park Review (Seth Stern) reported on the request for Proviso taxpayers to pay for the School Based Health Center at Proviso East. See this entry for other perspectives.

Northlake Journal-Herald (Chuck Fieldman) reports Santos Rodrigues of Northlake has been charged in the shooting of Eddie Reese (deceased) and Fabian Pacheco.

Pioneer Press (John Huston) reports on the efforts of Latinos United with a Voice (LUV) to organize Latinos families upset about discrimination and disrespect at District 209, Proviso Township High Schools. See this entry for background.

West Proviso Herald (Chris LaFortune) and Melrose Park Herald (John Huston) report that districts 87 & 88 are having trouble because of low standardized test scores.

Westchester Herald reports on Rep. Dan Lipinski's efforts to seek alternatives to dumping dredging from the Cal-Sag Channel in the Lucas-Berg pit.

Any local stories catch your attention?

What's on your mind?


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