March 21, 2018

Victory in the March 20 Primary!

We share this victory because we share a vision for Cook County. I entered this race believing that we who live here should be both safe and healthy in our current situations and optimistic about our future. Now, the primary race is a victory, but the work is not yet finished. As we move forward, my resolve is stronger because …

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December 29, 2017

Cook County Board candidates Lowry & Degnen, a former football pro turned barrister, the Newtown legacy and more in the last LFO of 2017!

Cook County Board candidates Bill Lowry & Bridget Degnen join the show to discuss their candidacies for the 3rd & 12th Districts. Executive Director of Safe and Sound Michele Gay discusses the Newtown legacy and her organization’s mission to ensure a safe learning environment for our youth. Lawyer and former professional football player Jock Climie discusses his transition from athletics …

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December 29, 2017

3rd District Cook County Commissioner Candidate William “Bill” Lowry

Mary L. Datcher, Chicago Defender Sr. Staff Writer Posted December 27, 2017 When 16-year old Hadiya Pendleton was shot and killed ten feet from William Lowry’s home in 2013, it created a ripple effect throughout his household and throughout the Kenwood community. Little did he know, her death would open up his eyes to the reality of violence that plagues …

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December 12, 2017

Bill Lowry seeks to become the next Cook County Commissioner of the 3rd District

Bill Lowry, a prominent attorney and anti-youth violence advocate filed more than eight times the needed signatures to become the next Cook County Commissioner of the 3rd District—a seat expected to be vacated by Jerry “The Iceman” Butler. The district includes Bronzeville, Woodlawn, the Gold Coast, Downtown Chicago and parts of Chatham, Woodlawn, West Englewood and South Shore. Lowry, who …

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October 17, 2015

Prominent attorney and community activist to run to replace Jerry Butler

Fear is the true enemy, the only enemy. We could cause a diplomatic crisis. Take the ship into the Neutral Zone, you enjoyed that. When has justice ever been as simple as a rule book? Some days you get the bear, and some days the bear gets you. It’s jazz. Now, how do we defeat an enemy that knows us better than we know ourselves

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