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Three referendums, contested races on Nov. 8 ballot

On Election Day, Nov. 8, voters in Homewood and Flossmoor will have three referendums on the ballot — a local property tax increase for School District 153; a county referendum asking for additional funding for the Forest Preserves of Cook County; and a statewide question on adding a workers rights amendment to the Illinois Constitution.

Those are in addition to a number of contested elections.

Workers Rights AmendmentThe statewide referendum . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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