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State News
3:23 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Loaded 9mm handgun found in carry-on at Midway

A suburban Chicago man has been arrested after security screeners at Midway International Airport found a loaded 9mm handgun in his carry-on luggage.

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State News
2:11 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Renee Fleming extends Chicago Lyric Opera contract 2 years

Famed soprano Renee Fleming will spend another two years working with the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

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State News
1:39 pm
Fri May 15, 2015

Family in Illinois shooting case considering lawsuit

A Chicago-area lawyer for the family of a black teenager shot in the back and killed by a white police officer says they are considering a civil lawsuit. 

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State News
2:38 pm
Thu May 14, 2015

Spike Lee says film about Chicago violence is 'not a joke'

Spike Lee

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Lee has defended his choice to make a movie about violence in Chicago titled "Chiraq."

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State News
5:56 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

Labor unions sue City of Chicago over pension changes

A labor union wants the City of Chicago to abandon its legal defense of a plan to deal with its troubled pension systems.

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State News
4:20 pm
Wed May 13, 2015

4 charged with stealing $876K from Chicago schools

Authorities have charged four people in connection with the theft of more than $876,000 from the Chicago Public Schools through a fraudulent billing scheme.

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State News
5:26 pm
Tue May 12, 2015

Chicago's credit rating downgraded

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Chicago’s top lawyer is defending the city’s pension plan - even as an investor service is downgrading the city’s bond rating. The City of Chicago owes billions in pension debt.

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State News
2:16 pm
Tue May 12, 2015

Chicago's Goodman Theatre announces $15M expansion

Chicago's Goodman Theatre will undergo a major $15 million expansion.

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State News
3:40 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

The Barack Obama Foundation to announce home of presidential library

The stage is set, the Barack Obama Foundation is scheduled to be in Chicago tomorrow to announce the home of the presidential library.  

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State News
1:18 pm
Mon May 11, 2015

Tourism experts testify on potential Chicago casino

Tourism industry officials say a Chicago casino could generate much-needed revenue along with sparking economic development in the city. 

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