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Daily Herald
Longtime Chicago teacher awarded $1M in civil caseCHICAGO -- A judge has ordered Chicago Public Schools to pay $1 million to a te
Daily Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
CHICAGO -- A judge has ordered Chicago Public Schools to pay $1 million to a teacher who sued on grounds she was fired because one of her arms was paralyzed. The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports that a U.S. district judge in Chicago entered the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Michael Teller, teacher who helped Kenwood students think for themselves, diessection.” While pursuing a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 hours ago
section.” While pursuing a doctorate in history from the University of Chicago, Teller worked as a substitute teacher for Chicago Public Schools. From 1961 to 1967, he taught history at DuSable High School on the South Side, prior to joining the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Phillips football program keeps piling up victories — on and off the fieldtogether to create better futures for so many youths. Four years ago, principa
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
together to create better futures for so many youths. Four years ago, principal Matt Sullivan said students at Phillips, a Chicago Public Schools member managed by the Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) since 2010, received $300,000 in... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago Park District seeks to raise property taxes as part of $462 million budgettax increase, as described by the Park District, would be in addition to the pr
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
tax increase, as described by the Park District, would be in addition to the property tax increase from the city and Chicago Public Schools, already approved to pay for police, firefighter and teacher pension contributions. Water and sewer... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel's 2018 budget is approved; cost of phone fees and ride-share trips to risesaid. Aldermen grumbled in the lead-up to the vote about plans to send about $
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
said. Aldermen grumbled in the lead-up to the vote about plans to send about $16 million to the CTA and millions more to Chicago Public Schools, wondering why the financially struggling city is helping prop up other government agencies. “I’m... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Council to take up Emanuel budget Tuesdayto Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2018 budget that would have stopped the city from sendi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2018 budget that would have stopped the city from sending a total of $30 million to the CTA and Chicago Public Schools. But Reilly and Waguespack figured they would at least get to make their case. They didn't. Aldermen... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ethics addressfrom Curriculum Associates or i-Ready.” Mohip started providing limited consul
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
from Curriculum Associates or i-Ready.” Mohip started providing limited consultation for ERDI while he was employed by Chicago Public Schools in 2014. “The ERD Institute does not own or have an interest in i-Ready or the company that develops... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: What fills your soul? Philanthropic Perspectives on Opening Hearts and Inspiring Mindsalso volunteers for committee work with the following organizations: ADA 25 Adv
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
also volunteers for committee work with the following organizations: ADA 25 Advancing Leadership, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Public Schools Be Creative Campaign, Get IN Chicago, John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School, Museum of Science and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Typical homeowner will pay $174 more to City Hall, CPS in 2018big of a bite as the ones in years past. Still, thanks to previous decisions m
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
big of a bite as the ones in years past. Still, thanks to previous decisions made by the Emanuel-controlled City Hall and Chicago Public Schools, the typical homeowner will have to pay $174 more in taxes next year. About $97 of that increase can... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Thanksgiving is dreadful, but giving thanks? That part is good.who seems to truly care about the youth in our city. His SocialWorks organizati
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
who seems to truly care about the youth in our city. His SocialWorks organization has raised more than $2 million for Chicago Public Schools this year. In September, Chance said: “Quality education for public schools is the most important... Read more
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CNET
'Come Back, Barack': Will the 'SNL' come to iTunes?Chance the Rapper announced in September that his SocialWorks youth-empowerment
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
Chance the Rapper announced in September that his SocialWorks youth-empowerment organization has raised $2.2 million for Chicago public schools. In his show-opening monologue, he announced that he wanted to donate another million dollars, and... Read more
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EuroNews
'SNL' riffs on Russia probe, criticizes Al Frankenartist joked. Chance, whose name is Chancelor Bennett, told the audience he ha
EuroNews / Posted 5 days ago
artist joked. Chance, whose name is Chancelor Bennett, told the audience he had pledged to donate $1 million dollars to Chicago public schools. "The only problem is, I talked to my accountant, and I do not have it," the Windy City native... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Y'town schools paid firm linked to 1 that paid CEOCollaborative. Mohip said he picked iReady because he saw a need and believed
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
Collaborative. Mohip said he picked iReady because he saw a need and believed iReady would succeed in Youngstown. “As a [Chicago Public Schools] principal I used Curriculum Associates and it worked well for me in Chicago,” he said. In late 2013,... Read more
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Variety
Chance The Rapper Debuts Thanksgiving Song, Sings ‘Come Back Barack’ on ‘Saturday Night Live’Appearing on “Saturday Night Live” Nov. 18 as the episode’s host, Chance said h
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
Appearing on “Saturday Night Live” Nov. 18 as the episode’s host, Chance said he was not there to promote anything but the upcoming holiday. And in the spirit of giving he wanted to donate $1 million to Chicago public schools — only he joked... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Former Chicago gang members seek new lives through writing, reading memoirsin the Obama administration to find that violence in the city had gotten worse,
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
in the Obama administration to find that violence in the city had gotten worse, not better. Duncan, the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, was part of the audience listening to the men read from their memoirs. “It’s emotional. It’s... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Chicago gang members seek new lives through writing, reading memoirsin the Obama administration to find that violence in the city had gotten worse,
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 7 days ago
in the Obama administration to find that violence in the city had gotten worse, not better. Duncan, the former CEO of Chicago Public Schools, was part of the audience listening to the men read from their memoirs. “It’s emotional. It’s... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Wise up: Government budgets in Illinois are not balancedphony claims of balanced budgets are the rule among Illinois municipalities, an
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
phony claims of balanced budgets are the rule among Illinois municipalities, and that definitely includes Cook County and Chicago Public Schools. The solution is what Truth in Accounting calls "FACT-based budgeting"—full accrual calculations and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Aldermen, start asking: What's in those labor contracts?the fourth installment of that massive increase approved in 2015. And a separat
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
the fourth installment of that massive increase approved in 2015. And a separate $224.5 million property tax hike for the Chicago Public Schools. That won’t be the end of it either. City bean counters still have to figure out how to deal with a... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Chicago hotel available for $11.14 a night - but only for a limited timeof these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonp
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 9 days ago
of these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonprofit that supports mentorship programs at Chicago Public Schools and will receive a significant portion of the revenue generated through the sale. So are you ready to... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Chicago hotel available for $11.14 a night -- but only for a limited timeof these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonp
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 10 days ago
of these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonprofit that supports mentorship programs at Chicago Public Schools and will receive a significant portion of the revenue generated through the sale. So are you ready to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
U of C study gives charter high schools a performance edgequality of the charter involved. The consortium took a look at Chicago charter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 10 days ago
quality of the charter involved. The consortium took a look at Chicago charters and how they performed compared to regular Chicago Public Schools high schools, using data from 2008 to 2013. What was particularly interesting is that they went beyond... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Chicago hotel available for $11.14 a night -- but only for a limited timeof these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonp
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
of these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonprofit that supports mentorship programs at Chicago Public Schools and will receive a significant portion of the revenue generated through the sale. So are you ready to... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Chicago hotel available for $11.14 a night -- but only for a limited timeof these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonp
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
of these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonprofit that supports mentorship programs at Chicago Public Schools and will receive a significant portion of the revenue generated through the sale. So are you ready to... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Chicago hotel available for $11.14 a night -- but only for a limited timeof these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonp
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
of these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonprofit that supports mentorship programs at Chicago Public Schools and will receive a significant portion of the revenue generated through the sale. So are you ready to... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Chicago hotel available for $11.14 a night -- but only for a limited timeof these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonp
Dayton Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
of these proceeds are going to charity, as well. Youth Guidance is a local nonprofit that supports mentorship programs at Chicago Public Schools and will receive a significant portion of the revenue generated through the sale. So are you ready to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Obama takes tougher stance on higher educationas graduation rates and tuition costs. He said he tracked his graduates while s
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 11 days ago
as graduation rates and tuition costs. He said he tracked his graduates while serving as chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools and noticed that some universities were graduating them at rates of 75 percent or more, while others... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Buy one, get one free is not a good look for City CollegesChicago police cull and report crime statistics, and the manipulation of gradua
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 14 days ago
Chicago police cull and report crime statistics, and the manipulation of graduation rates at another education institution: Chicago Public Schools. Twisting facts and trends for political purposes raises this question: How can we trust the claims... Read more
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Mashable
Chance the Rapper spoke at a Chicago City Council meeting to protest a new $95 million police facilitythe Rapper gets, he remains a Chicagoan through and through. The rapper has us
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
the Rapper gets, he remains a Chicagoan through and through. The rapper has used his ever expanding platform in support of Chicago Public Schools and communities he grew up in. Now, he's using it to oppose $95 million spending proposal on a new... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Chance the Rapper surprises Chicago City Council meeting to argue against ‘cop academy’proposal for a new $95 million police academy. Chance said the city government
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
proposal for a new $95 million police academy. Chance said the city government should instead invest such funds in Chicago Public Schools. “My name is Chance the Rapper. I’m here representing the city of Chicago: The students, principals,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Chance the Rapper surprises Chicago City Council meeting to argue against ‘cop academy’proposal for a new $95 million police academy. Chance said the city government
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
proposal for a new $95 million police academy. Chance said the city government should instead invest such funds in Chicago Public Schools. “My name is Chance the Rapper. I’m here representing the city of Chicago: The students, principals,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Teen shot in head back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryCHICAGO - Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the hea
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO - Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Teen shot in head back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryCHICAGO - Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the hea
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO - Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Teen shot in head is back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryLast year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has
Dayton Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly took his... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Teen shot in head is back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryLast year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly took his... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Teen shot in head back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryCHICAGO - Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the hea
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO - Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Teen shot in head is back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryLast year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly took his... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CPS reinstates principal accused of falsifying student dataCHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reins
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reinstated a principal accused of falsifying student data at a high school run at a county jail after an investigation found the accusations unproven. In September, the... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Teen shot in head is back to playing basketball after more than a year in recoveryLast year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 15 days ago
Last year, a Chicago Public Schools honor student was shot in the head and has since made an unbelievable comeback Tuesday night. Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court this week for the first time since a random shooting nearly took his... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago schools clear principal accused of falsifying dataCHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reins
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reinstated a principal accused of falsifying student data at a high school run at a county jail after an investigation found the accusations unproven. In September, the... Read more
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FOX News
Chicago schools clear principal accused of falsifying data CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has rei
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO – Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reinstated a principal accused of falsifying student data at a high school run at a county jail after an... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago schools clear principal accused of falsifying dataCHICAGO -- Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has rein
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
CHICAGO -- Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reinstated a principal accused of falsifying student data at a high school run at a county jail after an investigation found the accusations unproven. In September, the... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Chicago schools clear principal accused of falsifying dataCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 16 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Public Schools announced Thursday that the district has reinstated a principal accused of falsifying student data at a high school run at a county jail after an investigation found the accusations unproven. In September, the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS reinstates Cook County Jail high school principal accused of fraudChicago Public Schools has reinstated the principal of a Cook County Jail high
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Chicago Public Schools has reinstated the principal of a Cook County Jail high school program after rejecting allegations of wrongdoing made by the district’s inspector general. York High School Principal Sharnette Sims had been barred from entering... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chance the Rapper asks Chicago aldermen not to fund $95 million cop training academyhe was "a little bit flustered" and disappointed he got "a lot of vague answers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
he was "a little bit flustered" and disappointed he got "a lot of vague answers" as the two discussed state funding for Chicago Public Schools. Rauner called the encounter a "good exchange of views." The meeting took place amid a renewed focus... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Teen shot in head back on basketball court after 14 months of recoveryPORTAGE PARK, Ill. – A Chicago Public Schools honor student shot in the head la
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
PORTAGE PARK, Ill. – A Chicago Public Schools honor student shot in the head last year made a remarkable comeback Tuesday night. This week, Damari Hendrix is back on the basketball court for the first time since a random shooting nearly ended his... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Cook County governments owe $139 billion—up 30% in six yearshealth costs. There are some signs that the rate of increase in combined debt
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
health costs. There are some signs that the rate of increase in combined debt has slowed a bit as the city, county and Chicago Public Schools—the biggest governments covered in the report—begin to put more aside for their pension costs. But... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
DNAinfo was a vital building block for newsSide since 1908. Dignam, himself a Lane grad, was young, popular and dynamic. H
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Side since 1908. Dignam, himself a Lane grad, was young, popular and dynamic. His departure was a real loss to the Chicago Public Schools. I decided to alert our city desk, thinking they might either do a separate story or incorporate the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
My take on the army of Illinois attorney general candidatesRuiz says his public service goes back to Little League days, foes are likely t
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 21 days ago
Ruiz says his public service goes back to Little League days, foes are likely to focus on his earlier stint as acting Chicago Public Schools chief, typecasting him as Mayor Rahm Emanuel's candidate. Other hopefuls likely will need lightning... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wall Street offers slightly brighter outlook on CPS financesTwo Wall Street credit rating firms brightened their outlook on Chicago Public
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
Two Wall Street credit rating firms brightened their outlook on Chicago Public Schools finances Tuesday, with analysts crediting a state education funding deal and district tax hikes for easing the district’s short-term financial problems. Standard... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Jeffrey Cramer on Mueller indictments, Amanda Vinicky on Rauner’s re-election campaign, Jesse Ruiz on running for Illinois attorney general and moreDunham discusses the decrease in capital punishment. Chicago Park District Boa
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
Dunham discusses the decrease in capital punishment. Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners President and former Chicago Public Schools CEO Jesse Ruiz discusses his campaign for Illinois attorney general. Finally, in this week’s Legal... Read more
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