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Prosecutors Expected To Free Alstory Simon In 1982 Murder Case

CHICAGO (CBS) – A 64-year-old Chicago man who’s been in prison for the past 15 years for a 1982 double murder might get his freedom as soon as Thursday morning. 256 more words

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Chicago Photojournalist Monitored For Ebola After Return From Liberia

CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago Department of Public Health has begun monitoring a local photojournalist for signs of Ebola, more than a week after he returned home from Liberia. 374 more words

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Waukegan Teachers, District 60 Reach Tentative Agreement

CHICAGO (CBS) – After a month-long strike by teachers in Waukegan, the district and the union have reached a tentative agreement that should allow classes to resume next week. 335 more words

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Chicago Resident, 90, Tells City: Fix The Giant Hole On My Street, Already

(CBS) – A 90-year-old resident of Chicago’s Gage Park neighborhood says she’s been trying since early summer to get the city to do something about the large hole just outside her home. 286 more words

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Feds Charge 29 In $1.7M "Card-Cracking" Bank Fraud Scheme

CHICAGO (CBS) – Federal prosecutors in Illinois and Indiana have charged more than two dozen people who allegedly used rap music videos and social media to help convince people with debit cards to sell their PINs and passwords as part of a scheme to defraud banks out of more than $1.7 million. 278 more words

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Mayor Votes Early, Pushes Minimum Wage Hike

CHICAGO (CBS) – Mayor Rahm Emanuel cast his ballot in the race for governor on Wednesday, to make a point about early voting, and what’s at stake in next week’s elections. 283 more words

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Catholic Archdiocese To Close Or Consolidate Schools

UPDATED: 10/29/2014 3:30 p.m.

CHICAGO (CBS) – Cardinal Francis George on Wednesday said, as he wraps up his remaining three weeks as the Catholic Archbishop in Chicago, he’ll finalize plans to close and consolidate some Catholic schools with low enrollment. 563 more words

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