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  • Karen Lewis endorses Garcia for mayor in new video

    Karen Lewis endorses Garcia for mayor in new video
    A battle with brain cancer prevented Karen Lewis from trying to knock off Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but Friday she backed a man she thinks can finish the job: Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.
  • Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations

    Broward superintendent, teachers groups united on testing, evaluations
    Broward County schools hope to find solutions to address two major teacher complaints: evaluations and high school schedules. Superintendent Robert Runcie joined with Broward Teachers Union President to announce the formation of two new task forces....

    Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads

    Rauner, Quinn shatter Illinois fundraising record, funding barrage of attack ads
    Republican Bruce Rauner and Democrat Pat Quinn are on pace to spend more than $100 million on the Illinois governor's race, doubling the state's previous record in a closely watched contest featuring heavy investment by business and labor. As of...

    Emanuel's new challenger faces fundraising, support challenges

    Emanuel's new challenger faces fundraising, support challenges
    The latest entrant into the Chicago mayor's race said Tuesday that he hopes to knock off Rahm Emanuel by inheriting the momentum Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis had started to build before a sudden illness prevented her from running....

    As guidance evolves, hospitals' Ebola preparedness remains uneven

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. In late July, two months before the first Ebola case was diagnosed in the United States, a feverish patient who had traveled to West Africa arrived in the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The patient was immediately...