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Kelly Sheehan loved the city life of Chicago after going to college at a small, Jesuit school in Alabama.<@SM><@SM> She landed a marketing and public relations job at a reputable fund-raising company in the Windy City, and rented a swanky apartment in the popular Near North neighborhood of Lincoln Park. Chicago is home to some of the nation

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Challenge of Wireless Auction Denied

<TAB>Federal regulators yesterday denied a challenge to a fall auction of valuable chunks of the airwaves that companies are eyeing for wireless phone and Internet services.<@SM><@SM><TAB>The Federal Communications Commission said it plans to go forward with a re-auction of frequencies that were awarded several years ago to NextWave Telecom, a company that later filed for bankruptcy. The FCC declared that the licenses held by NextWave were automatically canceled because the company had failed to meet its payment deadlines.

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Md. Agency Bars D.C. Children From Foster Homes

<TAB>Foster children from the District of Columbia have been barred from Maryland foster homes, as state officials blame the District for violating an interstate pact.<@SM><@SM><TAB>Maryland has housed District foster children for years, but state officials have now prohibited the practice because they believe D.C. child welfare officials have lost track of their foster children and have not done proper background checks and inspections in District foster homes.

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CALENDAR — Sept. 7, 2000

Thursday, September 7Meeting“Creative Techniques in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation” is the meeting topic of the WEB Network of Benefits Professionals, to be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the Center Club, 15th floor, Legg Masion Bldg., 100 Light ...

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