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Midday News Links: CHA Requires Contractors To Pay workers $13 Hourly Wage

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 27, 2014 6:30PM

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  • Chicago Housing Authority will require contractors and subcontractors to pay workers a $13 hourly minimum wage on the same day it opens open all three housing assistance wait lists for the first time in the agency's history. [Sun-Times]
  • Sen. Mark Kirk made an appearance on CBS' "The Good Wife" Sunday night. [Sun-Times]
  • Here's another list to dissect, debate and discuss: the five best horror films set and shot in Chicago. [Reader]
  • According to Redbox, South Siders are renting horror movies more than North Siders. [DNAInfo Chicago]
  • Feminist legend Gloria Steinem campaigned for Gov. Pat Quinn last Friday. [NBC Chicago]
  • Could extra transit funding prevent a fare hike at Metra? [Daily Herald]