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Freedom of Information Act

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  • Would Hillary Clinton be an advocate for UFO transparency?

    Would Hillary Clinton be an advocate for UFO transparency?
    As with most elections, the 2016 presidential race will likely be decided by one of two small groups: 1) Undecided voters, of which there are seven. 2) People who are convinced a rogue government agency has spent the past six or so decades reverse-...
  • Records: Ex-IPFW chancellor, Purdue settled suit for $52,500

    Documents say Purdue University paid $52,500 to a former Fort Wayne campus chancellor in a settlement over an age discrimination lawsuit. Michael Wartell, who was chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, was forced to retire at...
  • Suburban school legal work: Big demand, high costs, little oversight

    Suburban school legal work: Big demand, high costs, little oversight
    South suburban Matteson School District 162 spent $525,000 during the last school year for private lawyers to handle student discipline issues, defend the district against lawsuits and provide other general advice. That amounted to more than $100 per...
  • At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics

    At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics
    Barrington Village President Karen Darch was critical of the campaign tactics used by her political opponents at a meeting Monday, and used her podium to clarify two pieces of information that were circulated prior to the April 7 election. "Mark Twain...
  • Judge sets June hearing in U of Illinois FOIA lawsuit

    A Champaign County judge has set a June hearing for a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed against the University of Illinois by a professor denied a job at the school. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1IIeH2F ) Champaign County...
  • City undecided on equipping cops with body cams

    City undecided on equipping cops with body cams
    A bystander's video recording of a South Carolina patrol officer fatally shooting a fleeing suspect in the back earlier this month has rekindled consideration of adding video recording devices to patrol officers' uniforms, an issue that has been on the...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • Suburbs, school districts lost millions in alleged investment fraud

    Suburbs, school districts lost millions in alleged investment fraud
    The College of DuPage is among 13 suburbs and government agencies that lost more than $1 million each in taxpayer funds as a result of alleged fraud in a municipal investment fund, according to a Tribune analysis. The Illinois Metropolitan Investment...
  • Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph

    Park Ridge Officer of the Year suspended for texting 'sexual' photograph
    A decorated Park Ridge police officer chosen to receive the department's 2014 Officer of the Year award recently served a 30-day suspension for alleged misconduct, officials said. An investigation, conducted by an outside management consulting firm...
  • Reader feedback March 18: Investigating U.S. 460 project, unusual blue crab sightings

    Records requests assist in investigating state contract When Daily Press reporter Travis Fain started digging into the reasons why a never-built road — a public-private partnership for a toll road to replace U.S. 460 between South Hampton Roads and...
  • Aramark fined, worker fired after rodent-nibbled cake served to prison inmates

    ST. LOUIS, Mich. (AP) — A kitchen worker for the state's food contractor ordered cake that appeared to have been nibbled or pawed by rodents to be served to inmates last year at a mid-Michigan prison, the Michigan Department of Corrections said....