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Erin Birt is Toxic to COD (Video) –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – This is a part of the meeting in which the College of DuPage dedicated approximately 40 minutes to an unwarranted ...

COD goes public on potential fraud –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Only after wrongly denying a request for public records, which was for invoices from “Broadcast Technologies” (here), and after I ...

Invenergy wind turbine blade replacement underway –

VERMILION CO., IL (ECWd) – EDIT: More pictures added… If anyone is interested in observing another wind turbine blade replacement, it is currently in progress ...

AG Investigating COD Open Meetings violations –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Here’s another one Chairman Erin Birt, College of DuPage, is responsible for: The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor (PAC) ...

COD Board schooled on Public Comment requirements –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Andrea Alvarez, from the Citizens Advocacy Center located in Elmhurst, IL. spoke during the public comment session of the College ...

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Mike Heltsley can’t get anything right – re: resignations –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – Another one of County Board member Heltsley’s comments came back to bite him – as they all do. It was no ...

With wind turbines, ‘rotten’ cuts both ways…

From National Wind-Watch: filed:  October 19, 2014 • Opinions, Wisconsin With wind turbines, ‘rotten’ cuts both ways Credit:  Joan M. Lagerman, October 18, 2014, fdlreporter.com ...

Ebola – Political chess game with our lives?

Illinois – (ECWd) I pray this is one big false alarm. However, if it’s not and this turns out to be a path taken by ...

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Vermilion County property transfer stalled?

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) – Unless we have missed something, it appears that Bill Donahue has struck out trying to do an illegal move at ...

Invenergy Wind Turbine problems continue in Pilot Township –

VERMILION CO., IL. (ECWd) – It has been reported to us that this wind turbine in Pilot Township Illinois, which is owned by Invenergy, has ...

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Erin Birt skirts College of DuPage Policy and State Law –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – One of our readers brought this to our attention a few weeks ago in reference to the newly revised public ...

Proving Heltsley and Farnham lied…again…

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) – Since Board members Heltsley and Farnham keep getting unquestioned coverage, I decided to republish part of an article we published in ...

Clark County

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Attorney Jill Leka delivers biased hatchet job for Mayor Sanders –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – People have been asking what the more than $27,000 billed to the citizens of Marshall went for. This was authorized entirely ...

Marshall’s Mayor Sanders falsified FOIA costs –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – In the August 22, 2014 edition of the Marshall Advocate, Mayor Camie Sanders is quoted as stating “in the last 6 ...

Clark County Park Board Evades Question From County Board –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – It is simply amazing the things people will say to push their personal agendas when it comes to the Clark ...

Mayor Camie Sanders withholding access to records –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – This article builds on the previous article talking about an Alderman’s right to attend closed sessions of a committee of the ...

Marshall, IL.: It is time to fire the attorney!

MARSHALL, IL. – (ECWd) - At what point in time should public bodies who spend tax payer money for legal opinions demand the return of ...

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Mayor Sanders’ cost of political revenge has increased…

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Just when I think I have the wasted tax dollars figured down to the penny, I get notified by readers that ...

People v. Marshall City Alderman Bev Church –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – A Motion has been filed asking leave from the Court to file a quo warranto suit seeking the ouster of city ...

Marshall’s Mayor Sanders spends $25,476.12 on political revenge campaign…

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – That’s right folks, Mayor Camie Sanders authorized spending $25,476.12 of taxpayer funds on a politically motivated revenge campaign designed to silence a ...

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Clark County Park Board mentioned in National Law Review –

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) – Illinois Park District Board Settles Open Meetings Act Lawsuit posted on: Thursday, September 11, 2014 From The National Law Review: ...

Alderman sues Mayor and Clerk for access to City Records –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – A City of Marshall Ward 3 Alderman, LeFever, has filed suit in Circuit Court naming the City of Marshall, Mayor Cammie ...

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Society of laws before emotions and opinions…

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – A recent poster reminded us of the following: “In the United States Senate, one of the things I observed in the ...

Marshall City Council Meeting – 8-25-2014 –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Extra security was present at the Marshall City Council meeting last night with the presence of not only the Chief of ...

DuPage County

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Erin Birt is Toxic to COD (Video) –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – This is a part of the meeting in which the College of DuPage dedicated approximately 40 minutes to an unwarranted ...

Erin Birt skirts College of DuPage Policy and State Law –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – One of our readers brought this to our attention a few weeks ago in reference to the newly revised public ...

Glen Ellyn PD agrees to FOIA mediation agreement –

GLEN ELLYN, IL. (ECWd) – A positive development has occurred in the public records denial (previous articles here and here) complaint I lodged against the ...

NPR Journalistic Malpractice?

Northern Public Radio (ECWd) – Within about 5 1/2 hours of publishing their original article referencing spending at the College of DuPage, the Northern Public ...

NPR changes COD article – Tom Glaser throws out a 4th excuse –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Northern Public Radio has changed the article referencing College of DuPage’s President Breuder and the hunting club dues. A few ...

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COD goes public on potential fraud –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Only after wrongly denying a request for public records, which was for invoices from “Broadcast Technologies” (here), and after I ...

AG Investigating COD Open Meetings violations –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Here’s another one Chairman Erin Birt, College of DuPage, is responsible for: The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor (PAC) ...

COD Board schooled on Public Comment requirements –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Andrea Alvarez, from the Citizens Advocacy Center located in Elmhurst, IL. spoke during the public comment session of the College ...

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AG conducting inquiry into another College of DuPage FOIA Denial –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Talk about hard-headed… The College of DuPage had previously denied a request for email addresses for students of COD. They ...

College of DuPage violated Open Records Law –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – In answer to a recent Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) request, the College of DuPage responded to a request for ...

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College of DuPage’s President Breuder admits censorship, fails at FOIA interpretation –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – President Breuder once again fails to address the $20 million email failure originated by him, instead he puts his sights ...

Hey COD! Three strikes and you’re out! –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – If there is one thing honest people know, that dishonest people do not know, is that if you tell the ...

Orland Park Public Library

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Orland Park Village, Police, and Library fighting lawsuits -

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – This particular suit is just a small sample of how the public bodies in Orland Park view the public. It ...

Is Your Library XXX …Like the Orland Park Library?

Child porn and other illegal content is unfiltered and access is paid for by taxpayers at the Orland Park library.  Can a Homeschooling, Pregnant Mother  & ...

Orland Park’s John Weimar uses Police as weapon against citizens –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – John Weimar uses the police emergency system to make a false call to the Orland Park Police Department. This is ...

Orland Park Library Director Mary Weimar assists pervert in eluding Police –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – On July 10 of this year, a person was in the library sitting down where others could see him. One ...

Attorney General: Orland Park Public Library Trustees Violated the Law Again –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Today, the determination letter from the Illinois Attorney General’s office arrived stating that the Orland Park Public Library Board of ...

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Orland Park Public Library facing FOIA lawsuit –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library has been sued again in Cook County Circuit Court, Chancery Division, for continued violations of ...

Orland Park Library’s Diane Jennings Lies to the Public –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Diane Jennings, Orland Park Public Library Trustee, Licensed Attorney, and sister of Bill Jennings the filthy facebook poster, went on ...

Alsip Administrative Law Judge, John Weimar – What do others think of him?

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – People that flash badges they are not authorized to have must have a mental problem they are dealing with. Maybe ...

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Orland Park Townhome Association: “No Blacks Allowed”?

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Another sad chapter in Orland Park’s history has started with the Illinois Attorney General filing suit to stop a townhomes ...

E. Kenneth Friker, from Klein Thorpe Jenkins Law, tries bullying library patron –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library held a personnel meeting today in which they want to give pay raises to library ...

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Orland Park Police Officer James Grimmett commits forgery!

ORLAND PARK, IL (ECWd) – Officer James Grimmett with the Orland Park Police Department was the reporting officer for an alleged city ordinance disorderly conduct ...

Alsip, IL. Prosecutor Caught Impersonating Officer Using Fake Badge –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – When I first heard the story of Attorney John A. Weimar, Village Prosecutor for Alsip, IL., threatening, harassing, and intimidating ...