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  • Cameron Wake makes the NFL's top 100 player ranking for third straight year

    Cameron Wake makes the NFL's top 100 player ranking for third straight year
    There isn't a player on the Miami Dolphins roster I respect more than Cameron Wake, and mainly because he's earned everything he's received in his five-year NFL career. And that includes the respect of his peers. For the third straight season Wake,...
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  • 'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative

    'Subminimum wage' for disabled workers called exploitative
    At a noisy warehouse off Veterans Highway in Millersville, a young woman concentrates as she pokes black shoelaces into cardboard packaging. In another room, workers slowly count tiny bottles of hair products, placing them in plastic bags that will end up...
  • Naperville City Council revises salary proposal

     Naperville City Council revises salary proposal
    A Naperville councilman has scaled back his proposal to raise salaries for future councilmen while getting rid of health benefits. Councilman Steve Chirico now is calling for $20,000 salaries and no health perks, a move he estimates could save $75,000 a...
  • Fast Food Protests Resume

    For the fourth time in 10 months, union organizers, fast-food workers, politicians and community activists picketed outside local fast food outlets, demanding a $15 an hour wage. About 20 people marched with signs outside the Burger King in Bloomfield on...
  • Websites, apps proliferate as rental market grows

    Websites, apps proliferate as rental market grows
    Thousands of apartments have been added to the Chicago marketplace in the past four years and with the supply of rental units still growing, so too are the number of websites and mobile apps designed to help renters navigate the search process. Radpad...
  • $138,255: Line of duty coverage

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. York County provides each of its employees an annual salary or hourly wage, health care,...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
  • Turmoil, and intimations of gender bias, at the Gray Lady

    WASHINGTON -- The print journalism world has been shaken by the firing in no uncertain terms of Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of the New York Times. The reaction has created as much buzz within the newspaper craft as the resignation...
  • Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois

    Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois
    Derek Russell has lupus and high blood pressure and can't afford his prescription drugs. Amanda Whitlock works outdoors all summer and is allergic to bees and wasps and concerned about spots on her skin she fears could be pre-cancerous. Both lost...
  • Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course

    Hogan charts a pragmatic Republican course
    First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...