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Mega-mania as jackpot increases to $640 million

Lottery ticket lines swelled Friday as the record Mega Millions jackpot grew to $640 million, thanks to players who cast aside concerns about long odds and opened their wallets for a shot at what could be the biggest single lotto payout in the world. more

over 2 years ago | Chicago Tribune | Permalink

Daley College prof wins national teaching award

A City Colleges mathematician is the first community college professor to win a prestigious the Haimo Award for distinguished teaching, usually bestowed upon Ivy League instructors.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

9 school employees indicted in payroll scam

Seven of the employees, who include teachers and clerks have resigned or been fired, the school district says. Disciplinary action is pending against two payroll clerks accused of processing bogus checks.

almost 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Football-playing cops relive gridiron dreams

A football team composed of Chicago police officers raises money for charity. Some team members are newcomers to the game, while others played at Division I colleges.

6 years ago | Matthew C.K. Bradwell

Sweet deal for local candy maker

Cupid Candies making popular mints

over 6 years ago | Cassandra Harlan

911 dispatchers suspended after Durkin Park incident

Human error blamed for slow response

almost 7 years ago | Geoff Wallin

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