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Extra Extra: Teachers Picket In Opposition To Deep CPS Cuts

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jul 2, 2015 10:40PM

  • Teachers from the Chicago Teachers Union picketed in front of City Hall Thursday in opposition of the deep budget cuts and layoffs projected by CPS. [Sun-Times]

  • A hedge fund manager with a fancy Michigan Avenue office was concealing a ponzi scheme, prosecutors say, and has been convicted of wire fraud. [Tribune]

  • Some Argyle Street business owners in Uptown are concerned about weathering the massive construction project underway on the street to turn it into a "shared street" with a raised surface suitable for cars, pedestrians and cyclists to use at will. [DNAinfo]

  • The woman stabbed to death in a Lincoln Square brawl instigated the fight with a 19-year-old man, prosecutors said. [DNAinfo]

  • The decline of Groupon's stock since February continues, with the stock falling below $5 Thursday. [Tribune]
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