Daily Herald Endorses Dr. Cooper

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Lake County voters will choose between one-term incumbent Republican Howard Cooper and Democrat Jennifer Banek in the Nov. 4 race for coroner. Cooper, of Wadsworth, is a dentist with extensive experience in forensics, including helping with victim identification after the World Trade Center 9/11 terrorist attack and Hurricane Katrina. Banek, of Green Oaks, is a […]

Coronavirus Chicago: Cook County morgue preparing for surge in bodies amid COVID-19 outbreak

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<iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=6047049″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> CHICAGO (WLS) — With Chicago and Cook County being hit hardest by COVID-19, the ABC7 I-Team has learned that the county morgue is preparing for a grim possibility: more bodies than they have room to handle. There are 101 county coroners in Illinois and one medical examiner, here in […]

Dr. Howard Cooper: Candidate profile

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Incumbent Republican Dr. Howard Cooper of Wadsworth faces a challenge from Democrat Jennifer Banek of Green Oaks in the race for Lake County coroner. Q: Why are you running for this office, whether for reelection or election for the first time? Is there a particular issue that motivates you? If so, what? A: I am […]