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Mayoral candidates sound off on CTA, crime: ‘I am ... pissed off that buses are dirty’

chicagotribune.com Chicago mayoral candidates spoke out about dirty trains, late buses and low homicide clearance rates in the police department during the latest debate as Mayor Lori…

Former Birmingham Post sports editor Fraser Thomson dies aged 58

pressgazette.co.uk Tributes have been paid to Nuneaton journalist Fraser Thomson who has died, aged 58, surrounded by his loved ones. Born in Glasgow, he studied journalism at Napier…

Minn. governor trusts energy law will survive ND suit threat

marketbeat.com Democratic Gov Tim Walz signed a bill Tuesday that requires Minnesota utilities to get 100% of their electricity from carbon-free sources by 2040, saying he's confident it…

Shah reflects on first month as Texas Tribune CEO

talkingbiznews.com Sonal Shah, who was named chief executive offer of The Texas Tribune in January 2023, recently reflected on what it’s been like since she took the reins of the Tribune. An…

After months of delay, thousands of Interior Define customers may finally get their furniture. Thousands more probably won’t

chicagotribune.com When Cherilyn Church took the plunge in May and bought a $5,700 sectional from Interior Define, the Chicago-based custom furniture retailer, she envisioned it as a dream…

Retired CEO of BNSF Railway donates Italian villa-style mansion to Lake Forest College

chicagotribune.com Robert D. Krebs, the retired CEO of BNSF Railway, and his wife, Anne, donated their Italian villa-style mansion in Lake Forest to Lake Forest College in late January. Built…

Chicago to receive $60 million in federal funding to fight homelessness

chicagotribune.com As temperatures hovered in the single digits this week with wind chills below zero, officials urged Chicagoans to be cautious when going outside. But for thousands of people…

Norfolk Southern’s massive rail yard expansion plan for South Side nabs City Council approval after previous delay

chicagotribune.com A massive rail yard expansion on Chicago’s South Side — in the works for 15 years and requiring the acquisition of hundreds of homes in one of the city’s most struggling…

Aldermen hit brakes on Lightfoot’s 15-year ComEd proposal, ship it to committee

chicagotribune.com Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 15-year proposed deal with Commonwealth Edison was temporarily blocked Wednesday in the City Council, a setback for what the mayor has billed…

United Center concession workers authorize strike but no date set; union says work stoppage could begin ‘at any moment’

chicagotribune.com About 650 concessions, food and beverage workers at the United Center have voted to authorize a strike, according to their union, Unite Here Local 1. Ninety-eight percent of…

Wesley Ruiz's final words before Texas execution

newsweek.com Wesley Ruiz, a 43-year-old Texas man who was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of a police officer, has been executed by lethal injection. Ruiz was convicted in 2008…

Sam Bankman-Fried's FTX might even owe money to a tiny Bahamian garden shop. Here are some surprising names on the crypto exchange's long list of creditors

businessinsider.com Sam Bankman-Fried founded the now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX. Tom Williams/Getty Images FTX owes money to a lot of companies. Many on the list of creditors are small…

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