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Kate Grossman discusses the possibility of teacher layoffs because of the CPS pension payment

Kate Grossman, Deputy Editorial Page Editor for the Chicago Sun-Times, joins Justin to talk about the breaking news that there is a possibility of budget cuts in the form of mass layoffs because of the CPS pension payment. 9 more words

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CN June 25, 2015

At last night’s CPS meeting, the Board voted to borrow more than a billion dollars to keep the schools operating another year. But about 24 hours earlier pretty much nobody knew this was the plan. 1,042 more words

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Jesse Jackson Jr. transitions from halfway house to home confinement

Sun-Times Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief Lynn Sweet describes the scene outside Jesse Jackson Jr.’s home today as he transitioned from halfway house to home confinement, as well as her last encounter with him. 9 more words

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The Carry Out 6-22-15

Here are the top news stories of the day: Jesse Jackson Jr. is out of the halfway house and on home confinement, A new study says the Chicago Public Schools could run out of money by this summer, a BGA investigation found that roughly 1 of every 5 students in CPS are in crowded classrooms, some Catholics are angry with Pope Francis over his climate change address, mini-camp is over for the Bears and Jay Cutler is said to look comfortable, Jordan Spieth won the U.S. 29 more words

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James Jones, 21, Shot Dead While Shielding His Mother From Gunfire On South Side of Chicago

Chicago Sun-Times — James Jones sold drugs, he’d been in prison and he was out on parole, according to his family.

But Saturday, when a man started shooting at Jones and his mother on the South Side, the 21-year-old covered his mother’s body with his own, shielding her and saving her life, said Dietra Luckett, Jones’ aunt. 63 more words


Goodmorning! With Some Analysis

Welcome back to the Tomlinson Times everyone. This morning I want to start out with an analysis in the Chicago Sun-Times by Natasha Korecki on Speaker Madigan. 285 more words


Running Illinois Like A Business

Chicago Sun-Times letter to the editor:

In big business, more and more companies tote million-dollar CEOs who hire high-paying managers to help turn companies around in time of crisis.

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