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  • Cook County circuit clerk's land deal probed

    Cook County circuit clerk's land deal probed
    Cook County prosecutors are investigating a land deal that netted Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown and her husband tens of thousands of dollars with no money down, the Tribune has learned. Brown's husband, Benton Cook III, confirmed that a grand jury...
  • Mathews receives $2 million to elevate flood-prone homes

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $2 million to Mathews County to elevate nine homes that have received repeated flood damage during storms. The money will also be used to acquire three properties that owners no longer want because of...
  • Quinn's office ignored red flags on nonprofit

    Quinn's office ignored red flags on nonprofit
    The Quinn administration handed out $800,000 in anti-violence money to a politically influential South Side community group even after the nonprofit filed documents with the state acknowledging it suffered from years of financial missteps, a Tribune...
  • Orland school districts awarded grants for security

    Orland school districts awarded grants for security
    Orland School District 135 received a $126,000 grant that will be used to enhance school security, district officials said Tuesday. The funding comes from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency's Illinois School and Campus Safety Grant program,...
  • City offers new arts grant program

    City offers new arts grant program
    Hoping to persuade some of the city’s more established arts institutions to create large scale cultural experiences that will engage residents and eventually attract tourists, the city of Chicago today announced a new grant program. Unlike the...
  • Donovan pledges to support Allentown neighborhoods with a grant program

     
    As Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski sets his sights on the governor’s mansion, he'll also face a contested race for mayor here at home. W. Michael Donovan, an unaffiliated independent candidate who will challenge Pawlowski in the fall, stepped up his...
  • Some students are leaving college with huge private loans

    Megan Connors of Harford County says she got a great education at Auburn University but a brutal lesson on private student loans. Federal aid wasn't enough to cover four years at the Alabama school, so Connors made up the difference with private loans....
  • The peril of cutting Pell Grants

    The peril of cutting Pell Grants
    For much of the early history of the U.S., college was only for a small segment of society, the elite. As the need for more practical education and broader access to higher education became apparent if the United States was going to fully develop its...
  • A View From The Mesa: A prayer to reform immigration law

    In some respects, it had been a normal day, with the normal interruptions of neighbors stopping by and staff popping in with questions. What stood out to me about the day was that each interruption, the answer to each question asked, the solution to each...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...
  • Federal school grant program jump-starts efforts to fix troubled schools

    After two years, the federal program providing billions of dollars to help states and districts close or remake some of their worst-performing schools remains an ambitious work in progress, with roughly 1,200 turnaround efforts under way but still no...