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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2012 file photo, Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett speaks at a news conference in Chicago. The former CEO has been indicted on corruption charges following a federal investigation into a $20 million no-bid contract. Bennett was indicted Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, nearly four months after she resigned amid an investigation into the contract between the district and SUPES Academy, a training academy where she once worked as a consultant. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruptionEx-Chicago Public Schools CEO indicted in alleged kickback scheme to steer $20M contract
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 11, 1960, file photo, bridges lift for a Great Lakes freighter on the Chicago River, as the white clock tower of the Wrigley Building, center, and the turrets of the Tribune Tower are behind. Tribune Media says, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, that it's hired a real estate investment banker to explore the sale of its Tribune Tower, its headquarters that sits on three acres along Chicago's Michigan Avenue. (AP Photo/File)
A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for saleThings to know about Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for sale
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
In this Oct. 6, 2015 photo, a cow grazes outside the Cricket Hallow Zoo near Manchester, Iowa. A federal lawsuit against the privately owned zoo that houses hundreds of animals, including exotic tigers and lemurs, could provide the first definitive court ruling in the country on how so-called “roadside zoos” care for animals considered endangered. (Kelsey Kremer/The Register via AP)
Lawsuit in Iowa challenges so-called 'roadside zoos'Lawsuit against private Iowa zoo with exotic animals could challenge so-called 'roadside zoos'
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Indiana University officials said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 it has suspended the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity in Bloomington, Ind., following allegations of misconduct during a hazing ritual involving a male pledge performing a sex act on a woman in front of a crowd. It wasn't immediately clear whether any criminal charges would be pursued. (David Snodgress/Bloomington Herald-Times via AP)
Indiana U. fraternity charter revoked over explicit videoIndiana University fraternity's charter revoked over sexually explicit video
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling waits to speak before an announcing the city of Flint's plan to switch back to Detroit water due to high lead levels during a news conference in Flint, Mich. on Thursday Oct. 8, 2015.  Flint stopped using water from the Detroit system last year as a cost-cutting measure, opting instead for a supply direct from the Flint River.   (Christian Randolph/The Flint via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Snyder supports switching Flint water system back to DetroitSnyder supports switching Flint back to Detroit water supply amid health concerns over lead
The Associated Press1 hour ago


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