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Chicago must hire 111 black firefighters, pay damages

CHICAGO — Some 6,000 African Americans who passed a Chicago Fire Department entrance exam nearly 16 years ago will walk away with either jobs or cash under a federal court order entered Wednesday. The city of Chicago must hire 111 ...

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Jury convicts ex-Ill. Gov. Blagojevich at retrial

CHICAGO — A jury has convicted Rod Blagojevich of nearly all the corruption charges against him, including trying to sell or trade President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat. Jurors delivered their verdicts Monday after deliberating nine days. Blagojevich had faced ...

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Constellation and Exelon discuss $7.9B merger at press conference

Hours after Constellation Energy announced it agreed to a merger with the Chicago-based energy giant Exelon, the heads of both companies held a press conference at Constellation's building in downtown Baltimore. They talked and answered questions about what the merger means for the companies, for Baltimore and for Maryland.

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Constellation Energy, Exelon Corp. to merge in $7.9 billion deal

If Exelon Corp. is successful in its acquisition of Constellation Energy Group Inc., Baltimore could become a hub of energy trading and benefit from the addition of jobs, but it would come at a cost — the loss of the ...

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Search on for unbiased jurors in case of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich

CHICAGO — The judge in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption retrial has begun questioning jurors during the second full day of jury selection. First up was a woman who’s a Navy veteran, who says she didn’t pay much attention to the case ...

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