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Extra Extra: Parents Hold School Sit-In To Protest Possible Teacher Firings

By Amy Cavanaugh in News on Feb 19, 2012 10:00PM

• Parents held a 22-hour sit-in at Brian Piccolo Elementary Specialty School on the West Side days before a vote that will determine whether all the staff will be let go for poor student performance. [CBS Chicago]

• Rahm Emanuel is challenging the 2010 census that showed Chicago lost 200,000 residents. [Tribune]

• One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting outside Krush nightclub. [Tribune]

• A man stayed in a Joliet motel for two days with the body of his dead girlfriend. [Sun-Times]

• Foreclosures are on the rise in Illinois. [WBEZ]

• Police issued an alert about Green Line robberies. [NBC Chicago]