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Jesse White

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  • Winnetka Fourth of July Parade, Fourthfest kick off Friday

    Winnetka Fourth of July Parade, Fourthfest kick off Friday
    Winnetka residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day on Friday at the park district's annual Fourth of July Parade and Fourthfest. Toby Ross, the park district's recreation supervisor, said this year marks the 127th anniversary of Winnetka's...
  • The driving public well-served

    A hearty "well done" to Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza for greatly simplifying and streamlining the processes of renewing Illinois driver's licenses and Chicago city stickers, respectively. The state now...
  • Local Voices Lake: Feb. 27 edition

    Local Voices Lake: Feb. 27 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lake County: Distracted driving "Drop it and drive." Chances are, at some point, you've uttered a phrase like that after witnessing someone on the road talking, texting or surfing the Web on a cellphone while driving....
  • Rutherford fires back at allegations of sexual harassment, political pressure

     Rutherford fires back at allegations of sexual harassment, political pressure
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford held an afternoon news conference to fire back at a former top deputy who filed a federal lawsuit today accusing Rutherford of sexually harassing him and pressuring him to perform political work on state time. Rutherford...
  • Rep. Derrick Smith: Another Illinois corruption conviction

    Rep. Derrick Smith: Another Illinois corruption conviction
    The saga of Derrick Smith has been one long exercise in mixed messages. This one's unequivocal: guilty. A federal jury took only four hours to convict the lame-duck state representative of bribery and attempted extortion for pocketing $7,000 in exchange...
  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...
  • Prosecutors begin playing undercover recordings in state rep's trial

    Prosecutors begin playing undercover recordings in state rep's trial
    A month before the 2012 primary, state Rep. Derrick Smith was talking in his West Side political office with a trusted campaign worker about writing a letter of support for a day care in exchange for a $7,000 bribe, federal prosecutors allege. The...
  • Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing Google Glass while driving

    The future of distracted driving has arrived with the advent of Google Glass, but an Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing it behind the wheel before drivers start trying to get directions from images hanging directly in front of their eyes. While...
  • House, Senate to knock off early for softball game

    House, Senate to knock off early for softball game
    SPRINGFIELD --- With less than two weeks left until adjournment, the question of making permanent an income tax increase hanging in the balance and a possible $4 billion budget gap still up in the air, lawmakers will knock off early today to play...
  • La Grange Pet Parade to salute two people who overcame the odds

     La Grange Pet Parade to salute two people who overcame the odds
    The 68th Annual La Grange Pet Parade will prominently feature two people who have worked to overcome physical disabilities. Brody Roybal, 15, the youngest member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, will be an honorary grand...
  • Umbrage interrupted

     
    Wednesday's blog item followed by Sunday's print column version of the story: So I had business yesterday afternoon at the Illinois Secretary of State's Chicago North regional office at 5401 N. Elston Ave. and notice on the way in that......