Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Take our poll below and tell us where you stand on this issue.
** Editor's note: The wording of this story has been changed to reflect the most recent court ruling on this issue. Those who voted before 2 p.m. Tuesday read a version that was more speculative about a concealed-carry law in Illinois. Today, a U.S. appeals court has ruled that Illinois' ban on carrying a weapon in public is unconstitutional. The General Assembly has given the state 180 days in which to "craft a new gun law that will impose reasonable limitations, consistent with the public safety and the Second Amendment as interpreted in this opinion, on the carrying of guns in public." Not everyone thinks concealed carry is a good idea, and there are arguments on boths sides. Those in favor say it's not only a constitutional right but a…
Monday, July 23, 2012
These businesses were nominated by readers and now it's time to choose the best one.
You love your pet. We understand. So do we. So we want to know: Where's the best spot in town for pet supplies? Whether they've got a great selection of premium foods, toys or gifts to pamper your pet, let us know who runs the best pet supply business in Romeoville. Cast your ballot for the best program in town by clicking on one of the businesses listed below. Voting continues through Aug. 17. Winners will be named on Aug. 24. So, let the voting begin!
Friday, November 4, 2011
Area Republicans also have the option of voting in person at selected polling sites this Saturday.
With the early stages of the 2012 presidential election already unfolding in the nation's primary states, Illinois Republicans are hoping to make an impact of their own. The Illinois GOP launched its first-ever online straw poll Oct. 29 to give voters an opportunity to let their voices be heard prior to the presidential primary in March. Through 7 p.m. Saturday, Illinois residents can cast their vote on the straw poll website — after making a $5 contribution. "This poll is really an opportunity for Illinois voters to have a voice in this presidential election, which is great because there's a lot of interest and excitement right now both nationally and locally," said Sig Vaznelis, chairman of the Cook County Republican Party. For those who…