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  • Texas arrest not linked to Target data breach probe: official

    Texas arrest not linked to Target data breach probe: official
    A man arrested by Texas police over his alleged involvement in the devastating data breach at  retail chain Target Corp last year was in fact picked up in a "street-level arrest" unrelated to a broader federal investigation into the matter, a law...
  • District 207 approves new teachers contract

    District 207 approves new teachers contract
    A new teachers' contract for Maine Township High School District 207 will give teachers a 2 percent salary increase next year and increases matching the Consumer Price Index for the next four years of the contract, district officials said. "Everybody...
  • Downers Grove schools switch to new school bus company

    Downers Grove schools switch to new school bus company
    Downers Grove's public high school district is chucking its school bus provider after years of poor service, and its two feeder districts have followed suit. The Community High School District 99 school board recently approved a new three-year...
  • Retail sales in Chicago climb above pre-recession levels in 2013

    Retail sales in Chicago climb above pre-recession levels in 2013
    Retail sales in the Chicago area rose 4.8 percent in 2013 to $110.8 billion, topping pre-recession totals, according to a report released this week by Melaniphy & Associates Inc., a Chicago-based retail and real estate consultancy. Not since 2007, when...
  • Does Romney's support of minimum wage indicate shift in GOP?

    Does Romney's support of minimum wage indicate shift in GOP?
    Democrats have repeatedly said that they hope the minimum wage will be a big issue this election season. Six months from the midterm elections, their wishes are coming true.  House Republicans voted in March to block a bill that would have hiked the...
  • Raises approved for D214 teachers

    Raises approved for D214 teachers
    Salaries are going up for teachers and counselors in Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214, but school district officials are releasing few details about the pay raises. The school board at its May 22 meeting approved a five-year...
  • Barrington school district hires Wheaton Warrenville D200 superintendent

    Barrington school district hires Wheaton Warrenville D200 superintendent
    Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200’s superintendent will be leaving to head another local school district. Brian Harris has been named as superintendent of Barrington District 220, according to a press release issued Thursday...
  • Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business

    Maryland tourist destinations prepare for a boost in business
    Visitors trying to shake off a particularly snowy winter and rainy spring could give a boost to Maryland's tourist destinations this summer. Business owners and tourism officials are seeing signs of a healthy season before the traditional Memorial Day...
  • Wheaton Warrenville D200 begins search for new leader

    Wheaton Warrenville D200 begins search for new leader
    Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will begin searching for a new superintendent, after the top school official stepped down this week to lead another local district. Brian Harris, who has been with District 200 since 2010, has...
  • Hinsdale teachers announce results of vote to authorize strike

     Hinsdale teachers announce results of vote to authorize strike
    Teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike in Hinsdale Township High School District 86, according to results announced this week by the teachers' bargaining unit. Mike Palmquist, a spokesperson of the 377 members of the Hinsdale High School...
  • Hinsdale teachers vote to authorize a strike

     Hinsdale teachers vote to authorize a strike
    Hinsdale Township High School District 86 teachers have voted to authorize a strike as both sides continue to meet with a federal mediator to help them negotiate a new contract. Teachers held a rally before Monday night's committee-of-the-whole meeting,...