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The Censorship of Science Undermines Democracy

Sunshine Week Commentary  By Francesca Grifo At a major congressional hearing in January, a prominent NASA climatologist spoke publicly about attempts by agency officials to interfere with his ability to release his research results that described impact of global warming on Antarctica. Sadly, the scientist is not alone. Growing evidence[Read More…]

Lies Matter

Sunshine Week Commentary By Benjamin C. Bradlee Access is a mixed blessing. It gives the reporter opportunities to delve deeper and deeper in search of truth, and it gives those who are accessed opportunities to manipulate that truth, a little or a lot or beyond all recognition. Many reporters feel[Read More…]

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National Sunshine Week Launches: Is the Government Secretive?

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– eNews Park Forest joins the National Newspaper Association in celebrating Sunshine Week 2007, March 11-17.  Tonda Rush, NNA public policy director, encourages support of Sunshine Week, "Keeping government open and accountable is the highest calling of a newspaper, and Sunshine Week provides an opportunity to refresh the[Read More…]

Police Report – March 12, 2007

Photo: Morguefile.com Editor's Note: We continue our reporting on news from police reports.  Besides covering the many stories from around Park Forest that otherwise might go unnoticed, we want to bring more complete coverage of police reports than is reported by other local media. An arrest does not mean that[Read More…]

Two Candidates’ Forums Remain

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– The Committee for Non-Partisan Local Government in Park Forest has held four candidates' forums for those running for the office of Village President (Mayor), Village Trustee, and Library Trustee.  The last, held yesterday, March 11, in Park Forest Village Hall, was sponsored by Park Forest FOCUS.  Park[Read More…]

Federal Government Seen As Incresingly Secretive

NATIONAL OPINION POLL FINDS PRIVACY CONCERNS RISING WASHINGTON – By Thomas Hargrove/SHNS –(ENEWSPF)– Americans increasingly suspect the federal government has become cloaked in secrecy, a concern they don't have with their local and state governments. People also overwhelmingly believe that their federal leaders have become sneaky, listening to telephone conversations[Read More…]

Land Rover Announces First Projects in its CO2 Offset Programme

Geneva, March 6 2007–(ENEWSPF)– Land Rover today announced the first projects in its industry leading CO2 Offset Programme, which enables both Land Rover and its customers to reduce greenhouse gases. It is the largest and most comprehensive programme of its kind ever undertaken by an automotive manufacturer and offsets emissions[Read More…]

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NCBI Announces Building Bridges Leadership Training

"Train-the-Trainer" Institute for persons interested in leading the award winning NCBI "Valuing Diversity" and other Workshops Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)– The National Coalition Building Institute is dedicated to ending the mistreatment of every group, whether it stems from nationality, race, class, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, job or life[Read More…]

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