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Community Not Ready to Give Up on Park National

Community Not Ready to Give Up on Park National

When federal regulators seized Park National Bank and its parent company last October and turned operations over to US Bank, it caused outcry through Chicago’s West Side and into Oak Park. And the fight is not over. On Saturday, March 13 at 10 a.m., the Coalition to Save Community Banking will meet at the Light […]

Gretchen Watson got an undergraduate degree and her master’s, too, thanks to the Illinois General Assembly scholarship program. For seven years, Watson, now an elementary school teacher, didn’t have to worry about tuition bills at Northeastern University. Mary Kate McLoughlin, the daughter of a Chicago precinct captain who works for state comptroller Dan Hynes and […]

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