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Recent articles by Mike:

St. Xavier University says it will no longer recognize faculty union after contract talks stall

St. Xavier University says union that represents faculty at school is no longer being recognized as a collective bargaining unit after contract talks stall → Read More

Dolton man sentenced to more than 17 years after pleading guilty to making child porn

A Dolton man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to producing child pornography. → Read More

Tinley Park afternoon demonstration peaceful amid heavy police presence

Some 70 marchers protested Tuesday afternoon in downtown Tinley Park in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd → Read More

Orland Park offers incentives to aid businesses impacted by COVID-19

Orland Park officials have approved incentives aimed at helping existing businesses recover after the Covid-19 shutdown as well as attract new businesses. → Read More

Retail hubs in some south and southwest suburbs remain shuttered; officials join in clean up at River Oaks

Some south and southwest suburban shopping districts remained closed Monday after concerns about protests in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd drew a strong police presence. → Read More

Heavy rains close streets, COVID-19 testing site in Markham

Heavy rains force road closures in some south suburbs, temporary closing of COVID-19 testing site in Markham → Read More

GSU names new president to succeed embattled Maimon

Cheryl Green, a Chicago native and longtime Chicago State University educator, has been picked to succeed Elaine Maimon as president of Governors State University in University Park → Read More

UChicago Medicine expands curbside COVID-19 testing to Orland Park

University of Chicago Medicine has expanded curbside COVID-19 testing to its outpatient center in Orland Park → Read More

Midlothian officials say COVID-19 home for children violates zoning laws

Midlothian says home where COVID-19-positive kids being kept needs special use permit → Read More

Healthcare agency sues Midlothian over home for kids exposed to coronavirus

South suburban healthcare agency Aunt Martha's has sued the village of Midlothian in federal court after it allegedly denied plans to care for children exposed to the coronavirus at a home in the suburb → Read More

Memorial Day to ‘look much different’ this year amid COVID-19

Some Memorial Day observances in the south and southwest suburbs will keep traditional elements of past years, without the public in attendance. → Read More

Park to be named for late Tinley Park police chief Michael O’Connell Sr.

Tinley Park Park District to rename park in memory of former police chief Michael O'Connell → Read More

South suburban park districts try to plan a summer of fun with COVID-19 restrictions looming

South suburban park districts work to adjust summer programs and adapt recreation facilities after Illinois' stay-at-home order expires. → Read More

Tinley Park looks to slash spending by 20% to offset expected coronavirus revenue drop

Tinley Park looks to cut 20% of spending as it predicts a significant downturn in revenues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Tinley Park backing tax breaks for new hotels which would open late 2022

Tinley Park officials are supporting tax breaks for two new hotels planned near the interchange of Interstate 80 and La Grange Road. → Read More

Orland Park board calls on governor, legislature to quickly reopen state economy

Orland Park officials want the state to hit the gas as far as reopening the state’s economy, which has been in a virtual lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Car donation helps Tinley Park couple who had to give up vehicle due to high cost

An Orland Park car dealership has donated a vehicle to a Tinley Park couple that had to give up their vehicle due to financial problems → Read More

Lemont businesses struggling in pandemic sponsor lottery to ‘keep our town alive’

Molly Hebda, the owner of a photography studio in Lemont, and 34 other small businesses impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic have banded together in an effort to raise working capital. → Read More

Emergency grants bolster south suburban restaurants, hotels affected by pandemic

South suburban restaurants and hotels affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are receiving grant money from the state → Read More

Community colleges carry over remote learning into summer programs

Joliet Junior College, Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, South Suburban College in South Holland and Governors State University in University Park recently announced plans to continue classes in an online format. → Read More