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As we start a new week, it's always good to get caught up on state politics. Here's an easy guide to what happened last week.
In the latest Land of Lincoln Blue survey issued by Patch, Democratic respondents said they thought President Obama did a great job, but loved President Clinton's speech more. They also said Republicans showed how "out of touch" they are.
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Electronics, prescription drugs can be dropped off in Oak Park and Forest Park, Oak Park police to sell unclaimed bicycles.
In the latest Land of Lincoln Red survey issued by Patch, Republican respondents shared their opinions on the presidential election following the Republican National Convention.
Government, The Neighborhood Files
The Park District of Oak Park celebrates its final 100th anniversary event on Sunday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rehm Park with a pumpkin patch, hay maze and musical entertainment.
As Trustee John Hedges officially throws hat in the ring for board president, current President David Pope weighs options before committing to seeking an unprecedented third term.
Oak Park's finance commission discussed capital expenditures at a meeting on Sept. 24 that included talk of buying new police cars and funding public art.
This event, hosted by the Park District of Oak Park and School District 97, begins at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.
Need to register, want to vote absentee or early? Here are some deadlines.
Illinois Tollway system is owed more than $300 million in unpaid tolls and initial fines.
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