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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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Constellation challenges Ameren in downstate Illinois

Constellation Energy Group of Baltimore, through its subsidiary Constellation NewEnergy Inc., announced a plan to offer more than 330,000 downstate Illinois residential electric consumers up to 16 percent savings compared to rival energy supplier Ameren’s winter electric supply rates. 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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