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Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is profiled on the The Huffington Post. Shannon Watts said it best: "We're tired of a vocal minority of gun extremists making all the laws." In recent months Moms Demand Action has convinced the CEOs of several major U.S. companies to take a stand against guns in their stores and restaurants. #NotOneMore
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The Grand Opening for the new "Destination Park" in Crete, Illinois, will be Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 5:30pm. The Crete Park District and the Crete Lions Club worked in partnership to make this a reality.
Lions Park, on Bradford Place in Crete, was built in the Deer Meadows subdivision in accordance with the park district’s master plan, according to information provided by the NWI Times.
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Thirteen-year-old Demureye Macon was gunned down last night in another despicable and senseless act. When will this stop? The words of his mother are heartbreaking.
"Why? Why would they do this? It's senseless," the Chicago Tribune reported Macon's mom saying as she stood surrounded by her siblings, talking through tears. "Quit doing this to these kids. They babies. Every time I see somebody's child hurt, I pray for them," she said. "I never thought I'd be praying for myself." #NotOneMore
Save the date: Thursday, Oct.2. Prairie State College is celebrating Manufacturing Day with an exhibitor fair from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Prairie Center, located in the Tech Wing on the college’s main campus at 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, Illinois. Thanks to the NWI Times for the info.