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Washington Post
Why hunger strikers are risking their health to save a Chicago public high schoolA dozen people are nearing the end of their second week of a hunger strike aime
Why hunger strikers are risking their health to save a Chicago public high school
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
A dozen people are nearing the end of their second week of a hunger strike aimed not only at keeping alive Walter H. Dyett High School High School in Bronzeville on the South Side of Chicago, but also at underscoring the damaging effects of modern... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS exec says can't offer hunger strikers a Dyett decision yetHunger strike protesters trying to save a high school racheted up the pressure
CPS exec says can't offer hunger strikers a Dyett decision yet
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Hunger strike protesters trying to save a high school racheted up the pressure on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to meet their demands on Thursday, with supporters delivering a letter to City Hall detailing the health dangers to those who say they've gone... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Top Five@5: A hunger strike on the South Side, a dad loves his kids choice in dolls, Donald Trump turns on Oreos, and more× Hear Roe and Anna’s take on the Top Five: 5) Jorge Ramos is mad at Donald T
Top Five@5: A hunger strike on the South Side, a dad loves his kids choice in dolls, Donald Trump turns on Oreos, and more
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
× Hear Roe and Anna’s take on the Top Five: 5) Jorge Ramos is mad at Donald Trump for throwing him out of press conference,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Activists go hungry in bid to save Dyett High School from closureFor nine days, Jitu Brown has ignored the aching pangs from his stomach, the pa
Activists go hungry in bid to save Dyett High School from closure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
For nine days, Jitu Brown has ignored the aching pangs from his stomach, the passing dizzy spells and sluggishness that comes from living without solid foods. Brown, 49, is one of a dozen local activists refusing to eat to draw attention to the... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Chicago Board of Ed to Vote on New Budget Amid ProtestsThe Chicago Board of Education met Wednesday to vote on the budget for Fiscal Y
Chicago Board of Ed to Vote on New Budget Amid Protests
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
The Chicago Board of Education met Wednesday to vote on the budget for Fiscal Year 2016 as some members of the Chicago Teachers Union protested outside CPS headquarters. Included in the vote is $1.04 billion in bonds for existing capital projects,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Offers CPS $200 Million for Pension CostsGov. Bruce Rauner offered a compromise to Chicago Public Schools Monday when he
Rauner Offers CPS $200 Million for Pension Costs
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner offered a compromise to Chicago Public Schools Monday when he proposed a two-year property tax freeze along with $200 million in pension and health care costs for the district. Calling it the "Local Government Taxpayer Protection... Read more
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