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Schaumburg, Hanover Park and Joliet are among Illinois home-rule communities pursuing a new penny-per-push tax on video gambling machines before pending state legislation may cut off their ability to do so.
Schaumburg, Hanover Park pursuing new tax on gambling machines
Schaumburg officials Monday recommended following the lead of Hanover Park and Joliet in trying to stay ahead of pending state legislation that may limit their ability to impose an additional tax on video gambling machines and maybe triple the tax revenue from them.
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As all 326 acres of the Arlington Park property are within the village of Arlington Heights, regional leaders in the Northwest suburbs are deferring to Mayor Tom Hayes, the village board and staff on planning and approvals for the potential new Bears stadium there.
Regional leaders defer to Arlington Heights on Bears stadium plans
Bank of America community housing is part of a commitment to create a stronger Chicgoland through local investments and direction action to address racial inequity and economic disadvantages.
Bank of America's five-year, $1.25 billion commitment comes to life through suburban nonprofits
Libertyville has modified a business grant program and extended the application deadline to Nov. 15 to encourage participation
Hoping for more participants, Libertyville modifies business grant program
After 36 years of serving German cuisine along Route 12 in Lake Zurich, Fritzl’s European Restaurant & Pub has closed. “It is with heavy hearts that we must announce that the time has come to say farewell,” owners Rob and Peter Tschurtz posted on the restaurant’s Facebook page.
'Schnitzel happens!': Fritzl's owners announce closing after 36 years in Lake Zurich
                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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