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3:35 pm on Monday, April 22, 2013
The average person will mistakenly assume that the list is up to date (which it never will be) and breathe a sigh of relief when they don't see gang bangers living near them---but in fact they may very well be. That leads to complacency.
2:09 pm on Monday, April 22, 2013
Yet another feel-good law proposed by the same do-nothing politicians who never find funds for more police. Making the list public would have no impact on crime---and worse, like the sex offender registry, would be out of date/inaccurate and therefore lull people into a false sense of security.
1:52 pm on Thursday, February 28, 2013
True. After years of being invisible to Oak Lawn residents, John Daley helicopters in and plays Santa Claus? My guess is the Daley Family is trying to outflank the Madigan Family as a prelude to the bloody gubernatorial primary next year.
11:28 am on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Think baloney. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1960277,00.html
Because they don't see the danger of whooping cough, because there are so few cases out there, because vaccines prevented millions of cases over the years. But let some children start suffering and even dying from whooping cough, and the lines will form. It's human nature to respond to a crisis.
12:06 pm on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
I wonder what the holdup is on the announcement. Back in the first week of December, the mayor told a public audience that he'd be making the announcement any day now.
9:13 am on Wednesday, February 20, 2013
I agree with the state on this. Immunity wanes after a few years, which leaves the door open for disease outbreaks. And if you've ever seen a child suffer with whooping cough (which almost none of us has, thanks to the effectiveness of vaccines), it's heartbreaking and frightening. Additionally, giving older kids a vaccination booster indirectly protects young children, who are more vulnerable.
12:29 pm on Tuesday, February 19, 2013
One thing the stats don't show---and which FOX32 willfully ignored---is that white drivers in EP are on average considerably older than non-white drivers. Here's what that means: older drivers generally obey speed limits/stoplights/stop signs far more than younger drivers; and older drivers tend to drive cars that are better maintained than vehicles driven by younger drivers (fewer expired license plates, fewer busted tail lights, etc.). So there's less reason for police to pull them over---which to me explains the disparity.
5:56 pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Interesting how Oak Lawn taxpayers pay twice for larvicide. Once via the village and another in the taxes paid to the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District. http://sccmad.com/towns.html
6:25 pm on Thursday, January 24, 2013
Obviously, if Walgreens builds at 95th and Pulaski, they'll close up shop at 95th and Central Park.
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