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Chicago mayoral election signifies diversity

By Northern Star Editorial Board | April 11, 2019

Chicago made two progressive leaps in last week’s mayoral election: Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot will be Chicago’s first black female, openly lesbian mayor. The Editorial Board congratulates Chicago on this forward-thinking move and expresses hope for...

Proposed amendment protects minors

By Lucas Skye | February 12, 2018

Illinois’ push to amend Bill SB2332 and raise the age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 is an effective way to prevent minors and young adults from smoking. On Jan. 30, The Public Health Committee of the Illinois State Senate voted six to two...