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Mayor Daley delivers annual City of Chicago address

Chicao MayorChallenges Chicagoans to Protect Children;

Announces more funding for summer jobs for youth and summer parks programs, and a new CPS program aimed at easing the transition to high school for 8th graders

Mayor Richard M. Daley used his annual City of Chicago address to confront the city’s challenges: gun violence, especially against children; a national economy in recession and a school system that is progressing but needs to redouble its efforts to keep student achievement going.

Chicago has made real and lasting progress to secure its future since he has been in office, Daley told an audience of community, government, political and other leaders at the Hilton and Towers, 720 S. Michigan Av. The city has come far since the days of “Council Wars,” when the city was divided along racial lines.

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Governor Blagojevich announces significant decline in teen driving fatalities

Seal fo IllinoisSPRINGFIELD – Governor Rod R. Blagojevich, Secretary of State Jesse White, the Governors Highway Safety Association, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Police (ISP), Ford Motor Company Fund, The Allstate Foundation, and supporters of Operation Teen Safe Driving today announced the final round of winning schools to participate in the statewide safety initiative designed to educate teens about safe driving to save lives.

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PACC’s April Business After Hours

PACC’s April Business After Hours – At Home With NewConnect At MidAmerica

Chicago, IL (April 21, 2008) – The Polish American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) monthly Business After Hours gathering on Thursday, April 17 was a remarkable occasion with regard to both the special guests and the dramatic venue. Well over 100 PACC members and friends gathered at MidAmerica Club located at the pinnacle of the Aon Center on the 80th Floor, to welcome Ms. Beata Jarosz, member of the Warsaw Stock Exchange Management Board and Mr. Emil Stepien, head of the Exchange’s New Markets and Issuers. With the panoramic view of the city’s distinctive skyline, Lake Michigan, and Millennium Park as a backdrop, all attendees felt very at home as the plaza below was designed by PACC chairman Wojciech Madeyski.

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Zaproszenie na polonijną parade 2008

Polska Flaga - Polish FlagWitaj majowa jutrzenko, swiec naszej polskiej krainie. Uczcimy ciebie parada ktora na calym swiecie slynie.  Po raz 117-ty w Downtown Chicago Polska Parada.  Bez wzgledu na wiek i pogode poczuj sie mlodo i dolacz do setek dumnych ze swojej tozsamosci. Spotykamy sie w sobote 3-go Maja o godzinie 11:30 rano u zbiegu ulic Columbus Drive i Balbo. Wszyscy razem stworzymy wspolny bialo czerwony marsz radosci, dumy i polskosci, pokazujac ze polskosc to czlowiek, jego uksztaltowanie, jego wiara, tradycja i kultura..

Komitet Organizacyjny Parady Obchodow Polskiej Konstytucji 3-cio Majowej przy Zwiazku Klubow Polskich serdecznie zaprasza cala Polonie do licznego udzialu.

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Gov. Blagojevich fights harmful Bush Administration

Gov. Blagojevich fights harmful Bush Administration Medicaid rules on several fronts

Urges Illinois Congressional delegation to vote to halt implementation; joins other governors in support of legal challenge to Bush rules

Families USA report estimates Bush Medicaid rules would cost Illinois $487 million in first year alone in addition to job loss and economic decline

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