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Charleston’s Sun Elite Gymnastics temporarily barred from participating in USTTA/AAU events – -

Charleston, IL. (ECWd) – The Executive Director and National Chair of the U.S. Tumbling and Trampoline Association, and Second Lt. Governor of the AAU Central ...

Edgar County – The other airport manager applicant – WOW!

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – The other applicant for the Edgar County Airport Manager’s position spoke during public comment at the county board study session held ...

College of DuPage – Did the Attorney have a Conflict?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Conflict of interest – A term used to describe the situation in which a public official or fiduciary who, contrary to ...

Hartke’s 3-hour Testimony v. Invenergy and Pleasant Ridge Wind Farm -

LIVINGSTON Co., IL. (ECWd) – Updated with the slides used in the presentation… Livingston County, Illinois recently held a hearing on the Pleasant Ridge Wind ...

College of DuPage – Another Pay to Play for the 2010 Referendum?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – As if using your tax money to promote a referendum to sell $168 Million in bonds, that you get to pay ...

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College of DuPage Foundation – Bigger problems on the horizon

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The COD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.  All activities of that foundation are subject to strict rules of which ...

College of DuPage – Unwarranted Criticism…Says Breuder!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – A businessman taught me many years ago that whatever you put down in writing you should be able to defend in ...

Pioneer Trail Wind Farm seeks permission to kill endangered bats -

Ford and Iroquois Counties, IL. (ECWd) – We were forwarded a public notice published in a local newspaper in northern Vermilion County. The notice was ...

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Inoperable Wind Turbine light highlighted in NTSB report on plane crash that killed 4 -

HIGHMORE, S.D. (ECWd) – The NTSB released its factual report on a plane crash that occurred on April 27, 2014 near Highmore, South Dakota resulting ...

Edgar County Board still allowing false audit to stand -

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – Here we are, over 3 years after being informed that “note 12″ in the county audit was incorrect, over 14 months ...

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Edgar County Board gives involuntarily dissolved entity use of Airport -

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) – It appears the Edgar County Board lacks any common sense whatsoever. This month, the board, through the Edgar County Airport ...

Edgar County Board gives tax money to unregistered entity -

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Board meeting on “tax day”, April 15, 2015, the Edgar County Board, among other things, voted to ...

Clark County

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Clark County Park District – Something special about this meeting -

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Clark County Park District held it final regular meeting with the current commissioners last night and this was indeed ...

Clark County Park District hiding public records -

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – In a new twist to the delay of producing public records when requested, the Clark County Park District has decided ...

City of Marshall prevails in suit for access to recordings -

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – In the Coles County Courthouse yesterday, the Court determined that recordings for executive sessions of committees of the council should not ...

Why Is Rob Denny’s “Return To Positive” So Negative?

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Why is it that Mr. “Return To Positive” Denny’s campaign is so focused on negative? Someone should ask him this the ...

Clark County Park Board plans to rob the next 4 generations of use of Park Property -

Clark County, IL. (ECWd) – The Clark County Park District has a dirty little secret they have been trying to keep hidden from the voters… ...

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Clark County Park District gets new Commissioners -

Clark County, IL. (ECWd) – Unofficial results are in… Joe Ewing was elected to the remainder of the term for the seat he had previously ...

City of Marshall Re-elects Warren LeFever as Alderman -

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Unofficial results of the Marshall Alderman race: Marshall Ward 3 Alderman Warren LeFever was re-elected for another 4 year term, beating ...

Timeline of our work in Marshall, IL. – Starting in 2012 -

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – The following is a timeline of our work in Marshall, IL., some of our findings, and hopefully will dispel the rumors ...

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Yargus’ radio ad misinforms public on Park Finances -

Clark County, IL. (ECWd) – Radio ads placed by Yargus (petition forger), Stepp, and Davidson, all candidates for the Clark County Park District Commissioner at ...

Marshall Advocate “misinforms” public on Park Board issues -

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Let’s start off by stating that Gary Strohm and the Marshall Advocate have never, to my knowledge, informed the public of ...

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Disgraced Former Alderman Bev Church finally truthful about residence address -

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – After all the months of denying, defending, lying, accusing others of “picking on her”, and attempts to cling to an elected ...

Watchdogs provide testimony in Legislative Committee Hearing -

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – March 4, 2015 Kirk Allen and I made the trip to Springfield this morning to testify at a Legislative “Judiciary-Civil” Committee ...

DuPage County

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College of DuPage Foundation – Bigger problems on the horizon

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The COD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.  All activities of that foundation are subject to strict rules of which ...

College of DuPage says they were listening…

College of DuPage (ECWd) – We don’t think so… Like this:Like Loading...

COD – Did lawsuit lead to a Smoking Gun?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - When COD refuses to provide records in violation of the law the people are left with one recourse that works.  Sue ...

College of DuPage – Clean Slate Candidates Claim Victory

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Watchdogs are calling the COD District 502 election with Mazzochi, Napolitana, and Bernstein, the clean up team to ...

COD – Political Endorsements Fail the public Part III

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – During the 2014 Primary for State Representative race, there were two candidates for the voters to pick from. Sandy Pihos, a ...

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College of DuPage – Unwarranted Criticism…Says Breuder!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – A businessman taught me many years ago that whatever you put down in writing you should be able to defend in ...

College of DuPage – Did the Attorney have a Conflict?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Conflict of interest – A term used to describe the situation in which a public official or fiduciary who, contrary to ...

College of DuPage – Another Pay to Play for the 2010 Referendum?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – As if using your tax money to promote a referendum to sell $168 Million in bonds, that you get to pay ...

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College of DuPage April 16th meeting cancelled -

College of DuPage (ECWd) – The College of DuPage has posted a notice on its web page that states the meeting scheduled for April 16, ...

COD – Clean Slate First Meeting Suggestions -

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In a stunning upset to the establishment endorsements, the clean slate candidates have won the election and must now prepare for ...

Savage / Svoboda…the real story? Ask you? People have…you didn’t listen…

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Wow, where do I start? “Only two candidates are qualified to guide COD back on track” So you want people to ...

“Knowledge” of crime pays!

Maricopa Co., AZ – Dupage Co., IL (ECWd) - In a time when money is tight and students are earning less and less, while public ...

Orland Park Public Library

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OPPL’s Bridget Bittman’s “SLAPP” lawsuit update -

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman, the public information officer and self-styled “crisis manager” of the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), filed what we ...

Orland Park Public Library Still Covering Up Child Porn…

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Saturday, March 7, 2015 From Safe Libraries: The Orland Park Public Library (link) is the scene of the latest effort ...

Sexual Harassment of Librarians – Librarian Protection Bill proposed -

Sexual harassment is wrong as is working in a hostile work environment. Librarians, library employees and patrons are forced to endure that when libraries allow ...

Bridget Bittman’s civil suit slowly going down in flames…

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Orland Park Public Library District’s public relations employee, Bridget Bittman’s personal civil suit against Megan Fox, Kevin DuJan, and others ...

University of Illinois’ GSLIS Gives Award for Defending Child Pornography –

University of Illinois (ECWd) – So, not only do they give the award to people defending free public access to child porn (under the guise ...

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman begs on GoFundMe – Vacations in Florida -

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – Orland Park Public Library employee Bridget Bittman decided a few months ago to file what I would call a frivolous ...

Orland Park Library spent $480,000 fighting open records and open meetings laws -

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – In the past fifteen months, the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL) has spent over $480,000.00 fighting Freedom of Information and ...

Orland Park Library pays $55,000 to settle FOIA/Open Meetings lawsuits -

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a settlement of $55,000.00 to dispose of Freedom of Information ...

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Update on Bittman v. Fox et al – Orland Park Library -

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Motions to dismiss Bittman’s lawsuit on 7 of the 13 counts have been filed after Bittman filed her amended Complaint. ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman files amended Complaint -

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – This is Bittman‘s amended complaint, filed on January 21, 2015. Remember that she filed her original complaint (here). Then Defendant ...

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OPPL’s Bittman SLAPPs at Fox, DuJan, and others in civil suit –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Orland Park Public Library’s marketing and public relations director, Bridget Bittman, has filed a civil suit in U.S. District Court ...

Orland Park Library, Kiddie-Porn & Retaliation Against Whistleblowers –

ORLAND PARK – From “Rebel Pundit“: A suburban Chicago mother and political writer faced retaliation when she discovered the cover-up of sex crimes at her ...

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