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Extra Extra: Moody's Slashes Chicago's Credit Rating Again

By Chuck Sudo in News on Mar 2, 2015 11:30PM

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  • Moody's Investor Services, citing Chicago's looming underfunded pension crisis, lowered the city'sbond rating from Baa1 to Baa2—two levels above junk status. [Sun-Times]
  • The Blackhawks' recent trades shows they're still vying for a Stanley Cup even with Patrick Kane out with a broken collarbone. [NBC Chicago]
  • But all eyes are on Patrick Sharp, who has been the subject of trade rumors and salacious innuendo. [Tribune]
  • Here's a look at how a progressive agenda affected many of the aldermanic races. [The Real News]
  • In a no-brainer, Jon Lester was named the Cubs Opening Day starter. [CBS Chicago]
  • Mayor Emanuel is crowing about how the high school graduation rate is up, but that may be the result of some unproven methods and lower standards at alternative schools. [Catalyst Chicago]
  • How did Casimir Pulaski's birthday become a city holiday? [WBEZ/Curious City]