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Women’s March organizers plan another Chicago rally for 2018

Women’s March organizers plan another Chicago rally for 2018

By Angie Leventis Lourgos | Chicago Tribune

October 11, 2017


Filed under Chicago, State

The demonstration is intended to highlight women's rights as well as other social causes like affordable health care, immigration, racial justice, LGBT rights, environmental protection, reproductive rights and access for people with disabilities.

Rauner disappoints local pro-lifers

Rauner disappoints local pro-lifers

By Dawn Schabbing | Effingham Daily News

October 2, 2017


Filed under State

"I believe a woman should have the right to make that choice herself and I do not believe that choice should be determined by income. I do not think it's fair to deny poor women the choice that wealthy women have."

‘Salaries are still low’: Teacher shortage leaves schools searching for new ways to recruit

‘Salaries are still low’: Teacher shortage leaves schools searching for new ways to recruit

By Suzanne Baker | Chicago Tribune

September 28, 2017


Filed under State

"Students coming out of a four-year college want to know whether they'll be able to pay off their student loans with their teacher salaries, and STEM careers are far more attractive."

Chicago’s Amazon bid committee includes big lineup of corporate chiefs

Chicago’s Amazon bid committee includes big lineup of corporate chiefs

By Chicago Tribune

September 27, 2017


Filed under Chicago, State

Wednesday is the deadline for developers and property owners to nominate potential sites for the city and state to consider as part of a formal bid for Amazon's headquarters, dubbed "HQ2."

BRIEF: White protesters march outside Billy Joel concert in support of Black Lives Matter

BRIEF: White protesters march outside Billy Joel concert in support of Black Lives Matter

By Mary Cooley | Belleville News-Democrat

September 22, 2017


Filed under State

"African-Americans are getting killed by police and nothing is happening. They're not getting the justice they deserve," said a white protester.

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