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Equality Illinois makes endorsement in Chicago treasurer race

Equality Illinois

CHICAGO — Equality Illinois this week made a  endorsement in the race for Chicago treasurer. The organization usually endorses for positions in state government or mayors offices. Politico Illinois reported the endorsement in their Friday morning Illinois Playbook newsletter. Equality Illinois CEO Brian Johnson told Politico that his group was worried about the stances, or…

Iowa man who burned LGBTQ library books charged with misdemeanor

ORANGE CITY — Paul Dorr, who burned LGBTQ friendly books from the Orange City Public Library in October, will be charged with a misdemeanor. The Sioux City Journal reported that Dorr would be charged with fifth-degree criminal mischief. His initial court appearance will be on Jan. 22 at the Sioux County Courthouse in Orange City. Ccriminal…

Swastika found at U of I English Building

URBANA — A swastika was found in the bathroom of the English Building at the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana, local media reported Wednesday. It was the second incidence in a month. The News-Gazette of Champaign/Urbana reported that the swastika was found Monday drawn on a wall inside a men’s restroom at the English Building at 608…