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Extra Extra: Teachers Union, Charters Protest CPS Budget Cuts

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jul 22, 2015 10:35PM

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

  • Chicago Teachers Union and charter school reps protested the school budget cuts Wednesday as Chicago Public Schools board struggles over $1.2 billion bond deficit. [DNAinfo]

  • Taste of Chicago acts like Weezer had to settle for fewer perks, like Gatorade, while playing this year, according to the city. [Tribune]

  • Chicago View magazine is celebrating its anniversary by launching about $2,500 in cash into the sky via paper airplanes over Lakeview. [DNAinfo]

  • The Riverwoods-based company Discover has been ordered to pay $18.5 million over illegal student loan debt collection practices, according to the federal government. [Tribune]

  • Chief Keef says his anti-violence hologram concert is back on for this weekend, but no one knows where it will be held. [DNAinfo]
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