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Adams faces criticism in day of interviews at CSU

The secretary of the Department of Human Services says the school needs to make fundraising, marketing and morale boosting among its top priorities, but many in the campus community weren't convinced she was the person for the job.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

CSU ban on reporters is a brief one

Officials had pledged the search process for CSU's next president would be “completely transparent.” The school banned reporters from community forums involving the candidates, but then reversed course and opened the events.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Federal dollars will save mental health centers

Mayor Daley's office announced late today that federal stimulus money will be used to keep four South Side mental health centers open. The centers were due to close this week.

over 5 years ago | Alex Parker

Adams would push for fundraising at CSU

Carol Adams, head of the state Department of Human Services, says education is her true love. She's a candidate to lead Chicago State University, and says she would revitalize the school.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Two finalists named for top job at CSU

Finalists Carol Adams and Wayne Watson are scheduled to visit Chicago State University next month to meet with students, faculty and staff.

over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs

Republic workers plan action against owner

Former employees of Republic Windows say they plan to file charges with federal labor regulators over the shutdown of the company's Goose Island plant.

almost 6 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Daley plan: $1.9 billion in street, sewer improvements

The city will install 36 miles of new water mains and repave more than 250 blocks of local streets as part of its 2008 capital improvement program. One watchdog organization calls for more transparency on spending.

over 6 years ago | Steven Chaitman

Elementary schools to go hi-tech

An $11.7 million U.S. Department of Education grant would turn five city schools into neighborhood magnet clusters with a focus on technology education.

over 6 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Armed robbers lose their shirts

Accused of holding up store at gunpoint, fled in underwear

7 years ago | Geoff Wallin

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