Sunday, December 2, 2012
Take the Patch Poll: Does Pat Quinn deserve re-election or would you put another Democrat on the ballot in 2014?
Pat Quinn is so unpopular, according to a recent Public Policy Polling survey, that Lisa Madigan and Bill Daley would easily beat him in a Democratic primary while Kirk Dillard and Dan Rutherford would topple him in the general election. Quinn says he's going to run for re-election in 2014, but as 2012 comes to an end only 25 percent of Illinois voters approve of the job he's doing as governor. Public Policy Polling says 64 percent of voters disapprove of Quinn's performance — "making him the most unpopular governor PPP has polled on anywhere in the country this year." And there seems to be good reason for that. Last week, 24/7 Wall St. published a ranking of all 50 states, and Illinois emerges as the third-worst-run state in America, …
Thursday, March 10, 2011
A daily video recap of the Southland's top stories
Tinley Ice and Teehan Family Named in Anti-Trust Suit Oh, Baby! Local Woman Didn't Know She Was Pregnant Village Administrators: Facebook Page 'Not Authorized' Boys Basketball: Homewood-Flossmoor Falls Short against Crete-Monee
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Here are a few of the scams representatives of the Illinois Attorney General's Office warned a group of Tinley Park seniors about on Monday.
Seniors are always a target of scams and cons, but such scams go on the rise when the economy is bad, Illinois Attorney General's Office Community Outreach Liaison Skip Gonsoulin told Tinley Park's Seniors and Law Enforcement Together group on Monday. While talking to SALT, Gonsoulin talked about the variety of services the attorney general's office offers to seniors, and warned them of several common scams targeting seniors. A sampling are presented below, If you think you or anyone you know has been a victim of any of these scams, immediately call the Illinois Attorney General's Senior Fraud Helpline at 1-800-243-5377 or 1-800-964-3013 (TTY). "You'll get a call, a frantic call that your 'grandson,' your 'granddaughter' is in a situation …