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Home rule question will be decided Tuesday

The Homewood home rule vote is Tuesday.During the past five months, the issue has generated copious amounts of information and vigorous — sometimes contentious — debate.The village has published information about what home rule is and how village officials plan to use the authority if voters approve it.Two groups of residents, one in support of the question and one opposed, have also published information and views. The groups have hosted public meetings with invited speakers and private gatherings to educate voters and answer questions.The issue also attracted the attention of Illinois Realtors and Mainstreet Organization of Realtors . . .

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