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Early voting could be problematic for gubernatorial candidate

With early voting started this week, what impact will it have on one candidate who is working to recover the trust of some voters?

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Joliet mayor dispels Northpoint rumors

Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk proposed taking a more active role in dispelling rumors that the city has any back room deal struck with the developer of a massive warehouse project in Elwood.

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Early voting begins in Will County

Despite there being another month to go before the March 20 primary election, voters in Will County can now start casting their ballots.

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Joliet moves closer to TIF revamp

This week, the City of Joliet held the first of two public meetings before the city council is expected to approve a plan for a revamp of an existing TIF district and the creation of another.

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Boys & Girls Club of Joliet unveils second Joliet micro-pantry

The Boys & Girls Club of Joliet has become the latest site in Joliet with a new micro-pantry.

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Faith, forgiveness, hockey key to couple’s 67 Valentine's Days together

Bob and Ruth Koppen of Shorewood will celebrate Valentine's Day this year at the Timbers retirement community. The couple, from Joliet, have been married for over 67 years and have relied on their faith and finding room for forgiveness to provide a foundation for their lives together.

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State of the city: Joliet ‘renaissance’ continues in 2018

Joliet's renaissance will continue in 2018 according to the city's mayor Bob O'Dekirk who gave his state of the city address this week at the JJC Renaissance Center.

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New Joliet Metra platform opens Monday

Waiting on the temporary wooden platforms and walking over the tracks to get on a train will be a thing of the past come Monday in Joliet.

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New fire truck could help cut down on city overtime expenses

City officials are grappling with the best way to reduce overtime costs at its 10 fire stations.

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Museum’s Black History month series looks at the influence of film on race relations

The Joliet Area Historical Museum will celebrate Black History month in February with a three-part film series titled “Black History Thru Film.”

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