News Coverage: Chicago Tribune


October 12, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

DCFS layoffs averted, for now

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Nearly 300 workers slated to be laid off from the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services have won a reprieve amid high hopes that the struggling agency can recoup funding from the state Legislature.

October 09, 2012 @ 10:45 AM

Quinn accuses Emanuel of seeking ‘backroom deal’ to fix up Wrigley


Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday accused Mayor Rahm Emanuel of blocking the governor’s choice to lead the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority — and tarnishing the reputation of a “strong woman” in the process — to pave the way for a “backroom deal” to renovate 98-year-old Wrigley Field.

  • Quinn to Emanuel: Back off my choice to run stadium authority [Chicago Tribune]

September 05, 2012 @ 6:00 AM

Riders blast CTA 'de-crowding' plan at hearing

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More than 100 CTA riders attended a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal billed as enhancing bus and train service. But most people who testified denounced the crowding-reduction strategy as a trick by transit officials to slash much-needed bus routes.

  • CTA Riders Slam CTA Plans To Ease Crowding At Public Hearing [CBS Chicago]

July 02, 2012 @ 9:59 AM

Tribune investigating ethics policy violation by content provider Journatic

Chicago Tribune/

A national radio report this weekend revealing that hyperlocal content provider Journatic used false bylines in several stories that ran in TribLocal online has prompted an investigation by the Chicago Tribune.  

May 22, 2012 @ 9:49 AM

Despite gift-giving, CPS renews vendor contracts

Less than two months after the resignation of a Chicago Public Schools official accused of accepting improper gifts from the district's two largest food vendors, the district on Monday said it intends to renew contracts for those vendors, Chartwells-Thompson Hospitality and Preferred Meal Systems. [Chicago Tribune]

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