Steve Kouri Plans to Withdraw From District 4 Council Race

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Steve Kouri is dropping out of the race for the District 4 Peoria City Council seat to take an appointment on the Illinois Human Rights Commission.

The story was first reported via a statement Kouri released to the Peoria Journal Star. He confirmed the report in an interview with WCBU.

“One of my platforms for the city council was creating more opportunities for people with disabilities. I’m going to be able to do that for all minorities statewide, including Peoria,” said Kouri, who has cerebral palsy.

Gov. JB Pritzker announced Kouri’s appointment to the commission last week.

“It is a

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New Cybersecurity Program Prepares Professionals with Legal Knowledge: LAist

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Cybersecurity is one of the most critical areas of infrastructure, whether you’re talking about a major government institution, a Fortune 500 company, a small business, or your personal computer. It affects nearly everyone, everywhere.

That’s why it’s so important for professionals in a variety of roles to have a working understanding about the legal implications of cyber and data privacy—even if they don’t have a legal degree.

The University of Southern California’s (USC) Gould School of Law’s online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program is tailored for professionals in a range of industries who are not attorneys,

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Making Starbase, Texas, Sustainable & Resilient, Part 1: General Principles

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A few days ago, Elon Musk announced that he’s going to be starting a new city: Starbase, Texas. When asked if this was the current Boca Chica Village, he said that it was going to be a lot larger, but didn’t get more specific.

I took over 50 credit-hours of graduate school emergency management courses and learned quite a bit about making places more resilient. In this article, I’m going to share some concepts from that education as well as ideas I’ve developed on my own based

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Priority Dumpster Rental Sterling Heights Reports on Common Causes for Consumers to Utilize Dumpster Rentals

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Lowering the Threat of Lawsuits

“With a dumpster, you do not need to stress over authorizations and legalities needed with big disposals. The rental business deals with all these procedures for you after you have actually filled the container with scrap. Numerous towns have tight limitations on what can be dragged out to the land fill. Nevertheless, it is necessary to examine the guidelines and policies in your location on where to put the dumpster if you do not have adequate area in your driveway.”

Catastrophe or Storm Clean-up

“When bad weather condition strikes, it impacts lots of people at

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Brook Park administration falls short promoting special needs playground

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BROOK PARK, Ohio – Brook Park resident Craig Cooper expressed frustration at the March 2 City Council meeting about the mayor and city administration’s lack of follow-through on a commitment made four months ago to raise awareness of fundraising efforts underway for an ADA-compliant playground.

Cooper is executive director of The Cooper Foundation, which provides assistance to special needs children and their families. City Council passed a resolution Nov. 4 declaring the city’s intention to provide playground space and promote the foundation’s need for as much as $32,000 for wheelchair-accessible swing sets and other equipment for Brook Park.

The city

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