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Community  Guide 2016
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East and West meet in
Volley for the Cure game
Proviso West and Proviso East’s girl’s
volleyball teams faced off in their
annual meeting recently, but this
contest has taken on a cause over the
years that will always be more
significant than which team wins this
particular match.  It’s about winning
the fight against cancer.
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Six make pitch to be
Maywood mayor
Although the first candidate petitions have
yet to be filed, six people have already
expressed their intention to run for
Maywood village president.  
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'Maywood Machine' shifts
back into gear
Two years after Maywood voters ousted
Henderson Yarbrough as mayor of the long-
troubled western suburb, he’s back on the
village board, winning a trustee seat in the
April 7 election.  
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Checks and
Pension payments mean
higher tax levy
Pension payments mean
higher tax levy
A group of six Democratic state representatives,
including 7th District Rep. Chris Welch, filed a lawsuit
earlier this month in Cook County against now-former
state Comptroller Leslie Munger   
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Welch part of legislators’
lawsuit to collect pay
No response to village
efforts to save Aldi's
Last-ditch efforts to avert the closing of Maywood's
only full-service grocery store appear to be falling on
deaf ears.
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Some residents plead for
more economic
development in wake of
Aldi’s pending closing
Around 50 people attended a meeting last Thursday at
the Maywood Public Library to discuss problems and
identify solutions in the wake of the scheduled
Christmas Eve closing of Aldi’s at 216 W. Madison St.
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Op-ed:  How we define
community, shapes
I have on several occasions written about the
importance of voting.  It's mind-boggling to me that
people don't take the time to educate themselves on the
issues, show up and make their voices heard when so
much is at stake.  
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Seaway Bank sold to State
Bank of Texas in
FDIC-brokered deal
7th District State of the
State Remarks