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Project 2025 does call for defunding NPR and PBS

The VERIFY segment from ABC 12 station KBMT-TV out of Beaumont, TX examined a viewer’s question of whether or not Project 2025 calls for defunding public radio and television. Turns out the answer is, “yes.” “Chapter 8 of [the Project 2025] policy guide is on media agencies. Within that chapter is a section dedicated to the …

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Cricket Creek Cleanup

Join us for a cleanup event at Cricket Creek in Addison, IL. from 9:00AM to 11:00AM on Sunday July 14th

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Support Your Candidates — Fundraiser for Maria Vesey

On Tuesday, August 6th, 2024, join us at the Itasca Country Club to support Maria Vesey in her march to the Illinois House where she’ll represent District 48! Register and/or donate by following this link to the secure event site on ActBlue.com. The Itasca Country Club is located at 400 E. Orchard street. (Make the …

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A republic . . . if you can keep it

The following is a speech given by Bradley James Weber of the Addison Township Democrats at a recent fundraiser. It’s a poignant reminder of the importance of this year’s election.

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Annual Fireworks Extravaganza Returns to Itasca

It’s summer again, and the village of Itasca is celebrating Independence Day with an evening of music and live pyrotechnics. The festivities are Thursday, July 4, at Hamilton Lakes, located west of O’Hare Airport at the intersection of I-390 and Park Boulevard.