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  • Princeton gets $1M settlement in sludge reduction lawsuit

    The north central Illinois city of Princeton has received more than $1 million in a lawsuit settlement. The (LaSalle) News Tribune (http://bit.ly/1FSmWD8 ) received information on the settlement with Evoqua Water Systems and CMT Architects through a...
  • Federal prosecutors investigating College of DuPage spending

    Documents show that federal prosecutors are investigating spending and other issues at the College of DuPage in suburban Chicago. The subpoenas were served to college administrators on Monday. The Chicago Tribune obtained the documents late Wednesday...
  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports — sometimes even managing to climb...
  • Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race

    Fiscal reform, oversight become focus of College of DuPage race
    After months of strife at the College of DuPage, the race for its board of trustees has become a fierce battleground. Twelve candidates are vying for three six-year terms on the board, with many of the hopefuls citing continuous reports of financial...
  • Hartford Graduation Rate Stays Steady At About 71 Percent

    Hartford Graduation Rate Stays Steady At About 71 Percent
    HARTFORD — The city's graduation rate stood at just over 71 percent in 2014, aided by magnet school programs with high percentages of students getting their high school diplomas in four years, according to newly released state data. Six of the...
  • Hinsdale District 86 audience cheers student who claimed board harassment

    Hinsdale District 86 audience cheers student who claimed board harassment
    A packed cafeteria at Hinsdale Central cheered speakers Monday who blasted Hinsdale High School District 86 Board member Claudia Manley and called on board President Richard Skoda to fire his campaign manager. The comment came more than a week after a...
  • Call For Moratorium On Charters Stirs Passionate Debate

    Call For Moratorium On Charters Stirs Passionate Debate
    A proposal for a two-year moratorium on public charter schools has ignited impassioned debate and tapped into long-standing disagreement over how well the schools perform and whether they drain needed resources from ordinary neighborhood schools. "I...
  • Illinois mulls expanded disease list for medical marijuana program

    Illinois mulls expanded disease list for medical marijuana program
    Illinois residents have petitioned the state to add more than 20 medical conditions to the medical marijuana program, including anxiety, migraines, insomnia and post-traumatic stress disorder. Petitioners identifying themselves as veterans of Vietnam and...
  • Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says

    Google engaged in anticompetitive behavior, internal FTC report says
    Google Inc. may have a dodged a bullet. The company engaged in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the Federal Trade Commission wrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal. In the...
  • Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns

    Spike in 'contact cards' from street stops raises legal, strategic concerns
    Under pressure from police Superintendent Garry McCarthy to reduce violence, Chicago police are increasingly writing up "contact cards" -- the form they fill out when making street stops -- raising concerns of civil libertarians that the number of...
  • Sunshine Week should turn up the heat

    Sunshine Week should turn up the heat
    This week is "Sunshine Week," a nonprofit, nonpartisan national initiative launched by the American Society of News Editors to "promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information." What better time to focus on a...