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  • U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China

    U. of I. reaches out to 600 freshmen from China
    The hotel elevator doors opened and Yiwei Huang stepped out, ready for his college orientation. He held his mother's hand as he approached the registration table. He pored over the rows of name tags, each belonging to a future classmate, until he...
  • Chicago's day of reckoning over pensions delayed

    Chicago's day of reckoning over pensions delayed
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen won't grapple this fall with the financial reckoning the city faces over its underfunded police and fire pension systems, budget officials acknowledged Thursday. Instead, the Emanuel administration plans to take advantage...
  • Deerfield police warn of ComEd phone scam

    Deerfield police warn of ComEd phone scam
    Deerfield police are warning business owners about a recent phone scam that preys on business owners during the busiest times of day and claims to collect money on behalf of ComEd. Within the past month, four Deerfield business owners – most of...
  • Student starts global class action against Facebook

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian law student Max Schrems appealed to a billion Facebook users around the world on Friday to join a class-action lawsuit against Facebook's alleged violations of its users' privacy, stepping up a years-long data-protection...
  • Welfare state grows as self-sufficiency declines

    For the past 50 years, the government's annual poverty rate has hardly changed at all. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 15 percent of Americans still live in poverty, roughly the same rate as the mid-1960s when the War on Poverty was just starting....
  • Chicago budget gap to shrink, but pension payment spike looms

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago said its budget deficit was on track to shrink to just below $300 million in 2015, but a state-mandated increase in pension payments would expand gaps in the future. The projected $297 million operating fund deficit, the...
  • Simsbury Zoning Board Approves Location For MLK Memorial

    Simsbury Zoning Board Approves Location For MLK Memorial
    SIMSBURY — The zoning board last week approved the location for a Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The monument will be adjacent to the red school house on the Simsbury Historical Society property. The discussion of a memorial started about two...
  • Rising pension costs loom over new Huntington budget

    Huntington Beach's finance department forecast another balanced budget for the coming fiscal year, though it reminded City Council members of rising costs of unfunded liabilities, mostly for city employee pensions. It's the city's second consecutive...
  • Detroit, Syncora fight over casino money in appeals court-report

    (Reuters) - A federal appeals court panel heard arguments on Wednesday between Detroit and one of its last hold-out creditors over casino tax revenue, with one of the judges promising a careful consideration of the case, the Detroit News reported. The...
  • Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis

    Sweeping reforms suggested to fix CPS truancy crisis
    A state task force formed in response to a Tribune investigation recommended on Thursday sweeping reforms to address absenteeism in Chicago elementary schools, saying the future of the city's children and its economy are at stake. Chicago Public Schools...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Housing Education Resource Center Receives Grant

    The Housing Education Resource Center (HERC) has been awarded a $6,000 grant by the People's United Community Foundation. These funds will support housing counseling, education and referral services provided to those unable to resolve their housing...