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MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

I'm truly a national park junky and frequently haul my family along for the ride, perhaps sometimes as hostages.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Officials should seize Pullman park opportunity

Under-appreciated and even unheralded historical and natural treasures abound in Northwest Indiana and the southern Chicago region — assets that possess the ability to teach us valuable lessons from our past while also attracting tourism and the local revenue that follows.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly pays tribute to Freedom Summer

CHICAGO | It has been 50 years since Freedom Summer — the effort in Mississippi to ensure that the newly-enacted Civil Rights Act was properly implemented by authorities.

August 21, 2014 11:00 pm

Rep. Kelly's office accepting entries for art contest

SOUTH HOLLAND | Entries are being taken for the Second Congressional District Regional High School Art Awards, being held April 26 at South Suburban College.

March 29, 2014 12:17 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: My dream of development 10 years from now

In May 2024, I will be celebrating my 76th birthday, surrounded by friends and family and commemorating having just shot my age at Lost Marsh. This is my fantasy; write your own.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: SSMMA announces '14 priorities

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: SSMMA announces '14 priorities

Each year the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association develops its legislative priorities for the federal, state and county levels.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Preserve historic Pullman places, faces

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Preserve historic Pullman places, faces

“The stories are in these faces,” I said out loud while walking through the Historic Pullman Foundation Visitors Center. Looking at the historic images of the proud Pullman Porters and mustached Hotel Florence workers and guests, I saw stories waiting to be told.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Rep. Kelly donates books to Cal City school

Rep. Kelly donates books to Cal City school

CALUMET CITY| U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly on Friday delivered nearly 50 books to Creative Communications Academy in Calumet City as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

December 06, 2013 6:42 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: 2 public corruption cases, 2 different sentences

DOUG ROSS: 2 public corruption cases, 2 different sentences

What's the going rate for public corruption?

August 16, 2013 12:00 am Related
Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

Kelly reaching out to promote third airport concept

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

July 26, 2013 12:30 pm

Kelly introduces two gun bills in Congress

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, has introduced two gun bills: H.R. 2464, The Improving Gun Safety Standards Act, and H.R. 2465, The Recognizing Gun Violence as a Public Health Emergency Act.

June 28, 2013 8:00 pm
Kelly wants local control for transportation projects

Kelly wants local control for transportation projects

TINLEY PARK | Newly elected U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., said Monday she sees the proposed airport near Peotone and Illiana Expressway as projects to create economic benefits -- and she wants those benefits stay in the area.

June 10, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly

June 10, 2013 6:00 pm

Durbin, Kelly announce $123,000 investment in Lansing first-responder capabilities

LANSING | U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-IL, and U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, D-IL, announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, part of the Department of Homeland Security, has made a $123,287 investment in the Lansing Fire Department in Lansing, Illinois. Today’s funding wil…

May 03, 2013 1:47 pm

South Holland official recognized for fair housing work

South Holland Deputy Village Administrator Patricia Mahon has been honored with the 2013 Fair Housing Achievement Award for her work on regional housing and employment, along with social, economic and cultural programs and activities.

April 28, 2013 5:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: 83 percent of Hoosiers support gun background checks

BRIAN HOWEY: 83 percent of Hoosiers support gun background checks

There’s always something in Howey Politics Indiana polling that raises at least one eyebrow, and sometimes both.

April 28, 2013 12:00 am
Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

WASHINGTON | Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly was sworn in Thursday as the newest member of the House, taking over the seat held for 17 years by scandal-tarnished Jesse Jackson Jr.

April 11, 2013 1:45 pm
Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Kelly sworn in to replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., center, participates in a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony with House Speaker John Boehner, of Ohio, on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. Earlier Kelly was officially sworn in on the House floor. She takes over the seat held for 17 years by scandal-tarnished Je…

April 11, 2013 1:40 pm
Ex-Ill. lawmaker elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

Ex-Ill. lawmaker elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

Robin Kelly

April 09, 2013 8:03 pm
Robin Kelly elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

Robin Kelly elected to succeed Jackson Jr.

CHICAGO | Former Illinois state Rep. Robin Kelly, whose campaign received a $2 million boost from New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, easily captured Tuesday's special election to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

April 09, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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