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From Early Voters to Those Undecided, The Push is On

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    Defender Staff Report

    Cook County officials say more than 97,000 suburban residents voted early last week.

    County Clerk David Orr said Monday if the pace continues, early voting may reach a record set four years ago.

    Early voting turnout in suburban Cook County is up 84 percent compared to the first week of early voting in 2008. It's 18 percent

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Hostile Takeover Leaves No Silver Lining for ICE Theaters

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      Across America, small business is actually winning the race over behemoth corporate "Goliaths" when it comes to growth, accounting for a staggering 70 percent of all new businesses according to the Small Business Administration.

      Given its importance to the economy, the nation's bottom line, and local communities, it stands to wonder why anyone

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago