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Cost of CPS-CTU contract: $8.9 billion, cap on charter schools

Victor Skinner,  Chicago residents are getting the first look at the estimated cost of the city’s new four-year contract with the Chicago Teachers Union: $8.9 billion. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the contract, settled hours before a planned teachers strike for Oct. 11, will cost about $100 million more than a settlement that was rejected

Hillary Insider Admits to Starting Birther Conspiracy

Truth Revolt, The fingers are pointing in every direction. As Donald Trump declared once and for all Friday that Barack Obama was, in fact, born in the United States, the mainstream media, and Hillary Clinton are still complaining that he peddled the conspiracy for the last five years. But another revelation on Friday confirms what

Gun advocates credit new concealed carry laws for sharp drop in Chicago murder rate

 Chicago police are reporting that the murder rate for the first quarter of the year is the lowest it’s been in more than 50 years, which gun advocates are attributing to a concealed carry law passed in Illinois last year. The first three months of 2014 have seen the fewest number of homicides since 1958