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CPS Wants More Time to Name Closing Schools

     

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    November 2, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Chicago Public Schools will ask the state for more time to decide which schools the district plans to close or consolidate.

    More than 100 CPS schools could close or be consolidated; no firm number has been given. The move would impact thousands of Chicago public school students.

    The school district has a

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    As U.S. Economy Adds 171,000 Jobs in October. Unemployment Increases to 7.9%

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      NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Hiring was surprisingly strong in October, while the unemployment rate ticked higher, according to a report released just four days before the presidential election.

      The economy added 171,000 jobs in October, and unemployment ticked up to 7.9%, from 7.8% in September, the Labor Department said Friday.

      Economists surveyed by

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      Hostile Takeover Leaves No Silver Lining for ICE Theaters

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        Across America, small business is actually winning the race over behemoth corporate "Goliaths" when it comes to growth, accounting for a staggering 70 percent of all new businesses according to the Small Business Administration.

        Given its importance to the economy, the nation's bottom line, and local communities, it stands to wonder why anyone

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        RTM Announces Partnership with Black Womens Expo

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        From Early Voters to Those Undecided, The Push is On

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          Cook County officials say more than 97,000 suburban residents voted early last week.

          County Clerk David Orr said Monday if the pace continues, early voting may reach a record set four years ago.

          Early voting turnout in suburban Cook County is up 84 percent compared to the first week of early voting in 2008. It's 18 percent

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