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Q&A with Latino Policy Forum Executive Director Sylvia Puente

Sylvia Puente started her career as an activist at the age of thirteen when she joined her mother on picket lines in support of the United Farm Workers. Over the course of her now twenty-five year career serving the Latino community, Puente has become a leading public policy analyst and expert on issues impacting Latinos.

Thousands take plunge for Special Olympics

Approximately 6,000 people participated in the 16th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Chicago at North Avenue Beach on Sunday morning.  For the second year in a row, the participants included Lady Gaga and her fiancé, “Chicago Fire” star Taylor Kinney. 
 

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Q&A with Barrington Hills Village President Marty McLaughlin

After a surprise win in the 2013 election for village president of Barrington Hills over incumbent Robert Abboud, Marty McLaughlin entered office on a mission to clean up the village’s finances.

Happy New Year from the Daily Whale

The Daily Whale would like to wish a very Happy New Year to all of our readers and their families.

We will not publish our daily newsletters on Thursday, Dec. 31 and Friday, Jan. 1. Our normal publishing schedule will resume on Monday, Jan. 4.

Happy Holidays from the Daily Whale

The Daily Whale would like to wish a very Happy Holidays to all of our readers and their families.

We will not publish our daily newsletters on Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25. Our normal publishing schedule will resume on Monday, Dec. 28.

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Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District awarded $36 million in federal grants in 2015

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) on Tuesday issued a press release stating the federal government had awarded over $26 million in grants to municipalities, public safety departments, health and housing agencies and schools in the 2nd District over the last year.

In total, entities in the second district received 43 grants in 2015. The grants provide funding for a variety of community needs, including equipment and training for local firefighters, expanding health and housing services, making infrastructure improvements, and supporting STEM education.

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Officials break ground on extension of North Branch Trail

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Daily Whale!

The Daily Whale staff wishes a very happy Thanksgiving to our readers and their families. In observance of the holiday, our daily newsletters will not be published on Thursday, Nov. 26 or Friday, Nov. 27. Our regular publishing scheduled will begin again on Monday, Nov. 30. 

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Happy Fourth of July from the Daily Whale!

The Daily Whale would like to wish our readers and their families a safe and happy Fourth of July weekend.

 

In observance of the holiday, our regular morning and afternoon newsletters will not be published on Friday July 3. The Daily Whale’s regular publishing schedule will resume on Monday July 6.   

Happy New Year from the Daily Whale

The Daily Whale wishes all of our readers a happy and healthy New Year’s holiday.

In observance of the holiday, the Daily Whale will not publish an afternoon newsletter between Dec. 31 and Jan. 2. Our morning newsletter will be published only on Dec. 31 and Jan. 2.

The Daily Whale’s regular, twice-daily publishing schedule will resume on Monday, Jan. 5.

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