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Extra Extra: 'Run, Forrest' Says CTU's Karen Lewis Of Claypool CPS Appointment

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jul 16, 2015 10:40PM

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, seen at a rally protesting school closings in March. (Photo credit: Aaron Cynic/Chicagoist)

  • Chicago Teachers Union head Karen Lewis said she warned Forrest Claypool, just appointed the public schools CEO, not to take the CPS gig. [Sun-Times]

  • Redmoon has cancelled plans to host Chief Keef's 'hologram concert' Friday. "We did not understand the full nature of the event so the event won't be happening here," Redmoon's chief of staff said. [DNAinfo]

  • General Mills is closing its West Chicago plant, impacting 500 workers employed there. [Chicago Tribune]

  • A Bucktown animal rescue has raised enough money to open a shelter thanks to community support. [DNAinfo]

  • Chicago's priciest home, located in none other than Lincoln Park and listed for over $18 million, has found a buyer. [DNAinfo]
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