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Chicago Public Schools to Cut 1,400 Jobs Wednesday

Chicago Public Schools to Cut 1,400 Jobs Wednesday

The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools says approximately 1,400 jobs will be impacted after the district had to borrow money to make a $634 million pension payment.

Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago

Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago

Minimum wage employees in Chicago will begin earning $10 an hour Wednesday as the first part of an incremental minimum wage increase takes effect in the city.

Dems Push 1-Month Budget; Rauner Likely To Oppose

Dems Push 1-Month Budget; Rauner Likely To Oppose

Democrats pushed Wednesday for a one-month spending plan they said would allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year, but its passage was questionable as Republicans said it...

Getting Around Chicago During July 4 Weekend

Getting Around Chicago During July 4 Weekend

With lots of travelers expected in Chicago and surrounding areas this holiday weekend, some public transit systems have alerts for riders.

Where the Saad Trade Leaves the Hawks

Where the Saad Trade Leaves the Hawks

Now that the Chicago Blackhawks have made the surprising decision to ship Brandon Saad to Columbus, where does the team stand in terms of its lineup and its salary cap situation?

Illinois House Adjourns Without Passing State Budget

Illinois House Adjourns Without Passing State Budget

Hours before the midnight deadline to pass a state budget and avoid a government shutdown, the Illinois House adjourned without making a budget deal.