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Worth’s top cop retires before 50th birthday

Worth’s top cop retires before 50th birthday

Knolmayer seeks out more family time after 28 years on Worth force With tearful eyes, some Village of Worth officials sadlyMartin Knolmayer, posing with his wife Karen at Tuesday night’s village board meeting, is retiring at Worth Police Chief Oct. 3. Photo by Kelly White. celebrated the retirement of whom they consider a great man.  Police Chief Martin Knolmayer announced his retirement at Tuesday’s board meeting, leaving the village after over 28... Read more

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A combination of experience and youth has proved a winning mix for Shepard’s girls’ tennis team thus far.   Behind the veteran 1-2 punch of former South Suburban Conference champion Rhonda Habbal and Martha Turown, plus a set of junior twins and pair of freshmen who are fortifying the doubles ranks, the Astros captured their first four meets of the season. After defeating Bremen and Hillcrest in the opening week, Shepard continued its mastery over SSC Blue... Read more

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This week The Bridge TeenCenter programs • Chingo with Standard Bank — 4:30-6 p.m. today (Thursday), The Bridge Teen Center, 15555 S. 71st Court, Orland Park, will hold a game of Chingo with Standard Bank. Chingo is like human checkers that includes trivia. The winners of this game will receive prizes.• “8:33” with Chipotle — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 22, Friday Night Live event with live music from acoustic/rock band “8:33” with free... Read more

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Evil by any other name: Why branding ISI…

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Evil by any other name: Why branding ISIS matters “ISIS, ISIL, Islamic State — or whatever you want to call it.”That’s how one NPR reporter referred to the new face of terror this week as the United States prepares for another long, hard struggle against a brutal enemy of humanity.What’s in name? After all, evil by any other name remains evil.When it comes to terrorism, however, branding matters. ISIS leaders may... Read more