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  • Under terms of the agreement, the Cubs would also be able to increase the number of night games at Wrigley Field from 30 to 40.

    In this April 4, 2012 file photo, Chicago Cubs players work out at Wrigley Field in Chicago, the day before their home-opener baseball game. Two people with knowledge of the negotiations between the Ricketts family that owns the Cubs and the city say the two are near an agreement on a $500 million project at Wrigley Field. The people spoke Friday, April 5, 2013, on condition of anonymity because the deal was not yet finished and they are not authorized to publicly discuss it. The deal calls for $300 million
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 15, 2013, 1:07 PM EDT
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  • Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, right, offers the city's condolences to the Pendleton family, from left, Nathaniel

    Both gun-rights and gun-control advocates are seizing on the city's woes -- one side to push for greater access, the other to seek greater restrictions on gun sales.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 01, 2013, 5:46 PM EST
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  • Members of the Chicago Teachers Union approved a three-year contract that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
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  • CHICAGO (AP) — Members of the Chicago Teachers Union overwhelmingly have approved a new three-year contract that includes pay increases and a new evaluation system, union officials announced late Wednesday.

    Union spokeswoman Stephanie Gadlin said the contract was ratified by 79 percent of the union's membership. The contact was ratified by a vote Tuesday of 16,428 to 4,337. The contract now must be approved by the Chicago Board of Education, which is scheduled to meet later this month.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 4:00 AM EST
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