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Shanahan removed as Joliet interim city manager

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City Council meets again Monday on next move for city manager

By Bob Okon | The Herald-News

Interim City Manager Martin Shanahan was relieved of his duties Tuesday and got a standing ovation when he said he plans to apply for the job.

Meanwhile, the Joliet City Council plans to meet Monday to discuss bringing back former City Manager Jim Hock on an interim basis before doing a candidate search.

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Naperville Park District files Emergency Motion for TRO against Gov Pritzker

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The Naperville Park District field an Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order against Governor JB Pritzker.

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Coronavirus-related deaths at long-term care facilities up nearly 500 from last week and now make up 48% of state total

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By Joe Mahr | Chicago Tribune

At least 270 facilities have reported at least one death, with the highest figures at Meadowbrook Manor of Bolingbrook, with 26 deaths.  ”I don’t understand why all of this is happening,” said Bolingbrook Mayor Roger Claar, who was reached by phone.

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1,500 jobs? No thanks, says Bolingbrook mayor

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Amazon wants to employ 1,500 people in Bolingbrook. “I told them I wouldn’t support it when they met with us,” said Mayor Roger Claar.

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