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The number of jobs in Illinois' technology industry grew 1.6 percent in 2012, just outstripping the rate for the national tech sector, according to a new report from the TechAmerica Foundation. The foundation, which is the nonprofit arm of U.S. industry...
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, an often controversial figure who took on Mayor Rahm Emanuel by leading a seven-day strike last fall, was easily re-elected to a second three-year term Friday, according to unofficial results released by the...
Tags: Unions, Karen Lewis, Teachers, Strikes, Chicago Teachers Strike
Leaders of a tech firm seeking a city contract donated $15,000 to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund, despite Emanuel's own executive order banning contributions from vendors trying to get city business. The donations linked to a company that uses...
Tribune reporterThe 225 startups working out of the 1871 collaborative hub at the Merchandise Mart created 800 jobs during the space's first year, according to data released Friday. The 50,000-square foot space opened in May 2012 with backing from local venture...
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High-tech learning recently got a new home in Deerpath Middle School in Lake Forest, with planners unveiling "The Cube," their nickname for the 21st Century learning space that includes everything from a green room for shooting movies to a "genius bar"...
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Chicago Tribune reporterChicago is no stranger to bombs. We live in a relatively bomb-free era, the first such respite Chicagoans have enjoyed since at least the middle of the 19th century. The city that gave the world the mother of all explosive devices and ushered in the...
For the first time, Dominican University students will enjoy the pomp and circumstance of their graduation day away from the River Forest campus, and all the families in the audience will be able to cheer from the same room. "For years we've just been...
RedEyePerhaps it's time to take the "express" out of "Purple Line Express." The Purple Line, which runs express between the Howard and Belmont stops during rush hour, has nearly double the amount of slow zones compared to the same time last year, according to...
Chicago Tribune reporterCTA train service to the Loop is being disrupted again for the second and final nine-day closing of the Wells Street Bridge. Weekend line work has begun and will end about 4 a.m. Monday, May 6, according to CTA spokeswoman Catherine Hosinski. "L"...
The morning CTA commute was slowed today largely by trains detoured into the subway because of the closing of the 91-year-old Wells Street Bridge. As the rush hour peaked around 8:45 a.m., trains on the Red Line between Belmont and Roosevelt -- including...
RedEyeThe second phase of the Wells Street bridge overhaul begins Friday night, which will reroute some trains heading into the Loop through early May 6. Next week, rush hour Brown Line riders will see some southbound trains operate until the Merchandise Mart...
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