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Will County Children's Advocacy Center earns $75,000 grant to help victims

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The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center received a $75,000 federal grant to expand its resources for victims of child pornography and child sex trafficking. 

This is the third time that the advocacy center has received a grant from the National Children’s Alliance, according to a news release. The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center was one of only 34 CACs across the nation to receive the grant for services or training, and the only one in Illinois to receive the grant for services.

“The Will County Children’s Advocacy Center is continually expanding the services it provides to the most vulnerable of populations – children who have been sexually abused or exploited,” Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow, the chairman of the Will County CAC’s board of directors, said in the release. “As a nonprofit organization, we rely upon grants like this to help us continue evolving with creative programs and offerings to meet the needs of our communities.”

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Will Co. States Attorney Jim Glasgow Fundraiser

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Thursday, May 29th 

5:00 pm -8:00 pm

American Legion Post 1080 - 2625 Ingalls Avenue in Joliet

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Chcago Tribune Editorials for collar-county offices

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The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested races in DuPage, Will, Lake and Kane counties. There are no contested countywide races in McHenry County.

Will County

County Chief Executive: Larry Walsh, the Democratic incumbent, has been an effective leader, boosting economic development and improving governmental efficiency in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state. One of his signature accomplishments: improving the county's bond rating. Walsh faces a formidable opponent in Republican Cory Singer, of Frankfort, president of the Will County Forest Preserve District, who says he won't increase property taxes and will push to establish small-business incubators in the county. We like Singer, but Walsh has the track record of accomplishment here. He is endorsed.

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Distinct legal styles on display in Drew Peterson, Christopher Vaughn trials

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Drew Peterson’s lawyers offer reporters daily press conferences in downtown Joliet.

They’ve been tweeting and blogging their way through the first three weeks of testimony in the former Bolingbrook cop’s murder trial.

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