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Habitat For Humanity’s Building On Continues!

Agents and staff from the Lincoln Park | Clark, Lincoln Park | Clybourn, Lake Forest, Park Ridge and Schaumburg offices worked on Habitat for Humanity’s “Building On” work sites again today. 41 more words

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Chicago's Unconstitutional Pension Fund Changes

A Cook County Judge Chicago’s changes to two pension funds because they are unconstitutional.

From the Chicago Tribune:

Cook County judge on Friday overturned the city’s changes to two pension funds, declaring them “unconstitutional and void.”

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Chris Rock Takes Time to Speak at Chicago Youth Detention Center

Having garnered more than 16 million weekly viewers, and multiple Television Critics Association, Critics Choice, and Emmy award nominations, nearly everyone is eagerly anticipating the second season of the mega hit TV series,  525 more words


Chicago Gangster Rasheed Martin, 20, Arrested For Shooting Death of 7-Year-Old Amari Brown

Chicago Tribune — Police in northwest Wisconsin arrested a suspect Wednesday afternoon in the July Fourth Chicago slaying of 7-year-old Amari Brown, police said.

Rasheed Martin, 20, was arrested at a home in Superior, Wis., about 460 miles northwest of Chicago near the Wisconsin-Minnesota border, according to authorities. 51 more words


Two Women Die Of Heat-Related Causes In Cook County

CHICAGO (STMW) — A Chicago woman and a west suburban woman died of heat-related causes over the weekend, the first heat-related deaths of the season and the first in nearly two years in Cook County. 171 more words


How will Forrest Claypool do as the new CPS CEO?

Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Forrest Claypool, current Chief of Staff for Rahm Emanuel, will be named the new CEO of Chicago Public Schools. 34 more words

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Suburban Cook County Businesses Brace For Sales Tax Increase

(CBS) — Buy anything in Cook County beginning next year and you’ll pay more.

In a nine to seven vote Cook County commissioners approved a one-percent increase in the sales tax that takes effect January 1. 178 more words