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over 3 years ago |

As swine flu fears grow, Mexican consulate says don't panic

As city and federal officials evaluate the threat of swine flu, the Mexican Consulate is urging the public to stay calm, saying the threat has been diminished.

over 6 years ago | Alex Parker

Teacher crowd rallies for union effort at charter school

The effort to unionize at Chicago International Charter School garners support from American Federation of Teachers and hundreds of Chicago teacher union members who gathered yesterday.

over 6 years ago | Adrian G. Uribarri

Former UNITE HERE local can keep historic building -- for now

Federal court case continues on splinter of unions.

over 6 years ago | Fernando Diaz

Feds take over Hull House pension

One of Chicago's oldest nonprofits says it faced insolvency because of declining income and the high cost of its pension plan. Workers are not expected to see reduced benefits due to the takeover.

over 6 years ago | Fernando Diaz

Health inspectors close Near West Side restaurant after finding cockroaches

City health inspectors shut down the Aroma on Randolph restaurant after a customer complained about roaches in the cooking area and a lack of soap and hand towels in the bathroom.

almost 7 years ago | Alex Parker

Republic's workers await checks, apply for new jobs

Workers who lost their jobs when a windows factor shut down are expecting to receive later this week the money owed to them. Also, they are looking for work and trying to survive this jobless period.

almost 7 years ago | Megan Cottrell

Another Obama (Michelle) drives interest

The students, faculty and staff at Whitney Young Magnet School are excited about their most famous alum, Michelle Obama, the next First Lady. She has said that she is "a Dolphin" forever.

almost 7 years ago | Paul D. Bowker

Clinics cautious as substance abuse treatment money restored

Governor Rod Blagojevich signed bill restoring funds cut from city substance abuse treatment centers, but clinics across Chicago aren't quite sure when or how much money they will see.

almost 7 years ago | Megan Cottrell

At Women's Treatment Center, budget cuts hit home

Gov. Rod Blagojevich has cut $137 million from substance abuse and mental health programs across the state to close a budget shortfall. A Daily News slideshow illustrates the impact at one facility.

7 years ago | Megan Cottrell