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PSC candidates debate is Monday

Homeowners get “sticker shock” every time they get their property tax bills, so Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal to freeze property taxes sounds like a great idea, right?Here’s a warning: Be careful what you wish for. That great idea could force our schools, villages, libraries and park district to reduce programs or see red ink. Rauner has been insisting on a tax freeze ever since he took office three years ago, and it’s one of the reasons Illinois has been without a state budget since then. Rauner’s tax freeze proposal could be part of a . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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