City lawyer named to state job

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 1 Evanston Deputy City Attorney Mario Treto Jr. has been named director of real estate at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Treto’s appointment today, which is subject to confirmation by the state Senate. Treto, who joined the city’s legal staff in 2013 as an assitant […]

She used to scrub toilets for $9 an hour. Now her book about it is a best-seller | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 MISSOULA, Mont. — Five years ago, Stephanie Land was slumped over on her hands and knees scrubbing a bathtub. The single mom was a semester away from graduating college and pregnant with a second child. She was broke. People cautioned her against it. But she decided to quit her job […]

Burgin reflects as her terms as mayor and city commissioner come to an end

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 By RACHAEL LONG / Photo by Rachael Long Jill Burgin never saw herself as a public official. The former columnist for Brentwood Home Page — with a background as a copy editor and columnist for Williamson A.M. — wrote weekly humor columns about life and family in Williamson County. So […]

Amazon HQ2 cancellation: Long Island City didn’t need this

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Amazon announced Thursday morning that, in the face of backlash from local elected officials to the intended tax subsidies associated with the plans to build “HQ2” in Long Island City, it is going to drop the project entirely. That’s a good way for Amazon to send a message to other […]

Forward OP plan gives city road map for next 20 years

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 Adam Hamilton, senior pastor of Johnson County’s Resurrection mega-church, would like nothing better than for his two grown daughters to live in Overland Park. But he says 29-year-old Rebecca is intent on starting a small business in a hip Kansas City neighborhood, and Danielle, a 33-year-old public defender in Olathe, […]