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Rail union rejects agreement on jobs program for felons

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January 16, 2017 at 6:37 am

CHICAGO (AP) — The union representing Chicago Transit Authority rail workers has come out against an extension of a jobs program for felons. The decision by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 30...

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Illinois teachers embracing presidential inauguration

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January 16, 2017 at 10:48 am | CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) In Bob Lindsay's classroom at Fisher High School, small photos of the first 43 U.S. presidents line one wall. A larger portrait of President Barack Obama takes up space on the ...

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Chicago aldermen request review of City Hall lawyers

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January 16, 2017 at 10:36 am | CHICAGO (AP) Several Chicago aldermen want the federal government to follow its report on the city's police department with a review of City Hall lawyers. The Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2j...

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Off-duty Chicago sergeant wounds person after shots fired

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January 16, 2017 at 10:09 am | CHICAGO (AP) Authorities say an off-duty Chicago police sergeant shot and wounded a person after someone in a vehicle opened fire on the sergeant and his companions on the city's northwest side. ...

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Illinois governor signs school, daycare lead-testing law

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January 16, 2017 at 9:11 am | CHICAGO (AP) Illinois elementary schools and day care centers will have to test drinking water sources for lead under legislation that Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed. Rauner signed the measure Mo...

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EXCHANGE: Dollhouse at children's hospital a labor of love

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January 16, 2017 at 4:43 am | HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) The 13-room, three-story Victorian dollhouse unveiled last month as an inspiration for recovering children at AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Women's & Children's Hospital ...

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Rail union rejects agreement on jobs program for felons

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January 16, 2017 at 4:36 am | CHICAGO (AP) The union representing Chicago Transit Authority rail workers has come out against an extension of a jobs program for felons. The decision by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308 to...

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McDermott scores career-best 31 to lead Bulls past Grizzlies

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January 16, 2017 at 12:14 am | MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Doug McDermott's troubles vanished in one quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies. McDermott scored a career-high 31 points, including the final two free throws of the Chicago...

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Bulls-Grizzlies, Box

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January 15, 2017 at 10:37 pm | CHICAGO (108) Zipser 2-3 1-2 5, Gibson 7-14 4-5 18, Lopez 5-11 2-5 12, Carter-Williams 5-8 4-5 14, Butler 6-14 3-7 16, McDermott 9-16 10-11 31, Portis 2-3 0-0 4, Felicio 2-3 0-0 4, Rondo 2-5 0-0 4,...

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