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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]

This Rogers Park CeaseFire Worker Has Been Shot Twice Since September

Ralph Edwards said he’s trying to stop the violence, but it keeps finding him. One shooter apologized.

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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Can Your Kid Wear a Halloween Costume to School? Most Younger Ones Can

Public schools get to set their own rules for costumes, which means what’s OK varies between schools.

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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off | ]

Renderings Show What Pullman National Park Could Look Like

Check out renderings of what might be in store for Chicago’s only National Monument in Pullman.

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[27 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

* Press release…
Due to devastating changes made by Governor Bruce Rauner’s administration, Illinois has the lowest income-eligibility in the entire nation for child care assistance. In fact, the other 49 states all have eligibility guidelines set at 100 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) or greater – Illinois’ eligibility is set at 50 […]

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[27 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

* Elizabeth Campbell at Bloomberg…
Six Illinois public universities had their credit ratings on about $673 million of debt cut by Moody’s Investors Service because of a political standoff that’s left the state without a budget for four months.
The credit-rating company lowered Western Illinois, Eastern Illinois and Governors State by two steps to Baa3, one level […]

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[27 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

* Anyone who has ever waited in long lines for a taxi at O’Hare and Midway can relate to this Uber video…

The problem isn’t usually a lack of cabs, however. It’s the way the system is set up. Too many people are fed through a funnel that’s just way too narrow. Uber […]

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[27 Oct 2015 | No Comment | ]

* Retiring GOP Rep. Ed Sullivan is not happy with former Gov. Jim Edgar for bashing Gov. Bruce Rauner…

Edgar + ‘doable’ = status quo + failure. https://t.co/m8j3QLV0m8
— Ed Sullivan (@EdSullivanforIL) October 26, 2015

Eddie and Gov. Rauner are both supporting Nick Sauer as Sullivan’s replacement. But check out who’s headlining a fundraiser for Sauer…
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