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Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2014 file photo, protesters participate in a rally outside a McDonald’s on Chicago's south side as labor organizers escalate their campaign raise the minimum wage for employees to $15 an hour. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the mi…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner speaks at a news conference in Chicago. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they are also looking to motivate younger people, minorities and ot…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn answers questions during a luncheon in Chicago. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they are also looking to motivate younger people, minorities and others in their base to go t…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2014 file photo, protesters participate in a rally outside a Burger King on Chicago's south side as labor organizers escalate their campaign raise the minimum wage for employees to $15 an hour. As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the m…

October 21, 2014 12:19 am
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on ballot

Democrats love seeing minimum wage on ballot

CHICAGO | As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school — some on as little as $7.25 per hour.

October 21, 2014 12:19 am Photos

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US jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening labor market that could help blunt worries about the impact of weak global growth.

October 16, 2014 9:07 am

US employers add 142K jobs, fewest in 8 months

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added just 142,000 jobs in August, snapping a six-month streak of hiring above 200,000 and posting the smallest gain in eight months.

September 05, 2014 8:01 am

Excerpts of editorials from Illinois newspapers

Hold still, Bossy!

August 19, 2014 3:06 pm
In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

Wrigley Field has been the site of so much heartbreak that some fans who spend their whole lives waiting for a winner ask their families, if they can pull it off, to sneak their ashes inside to be scattered in the friendly confines — a final resting place to keep on waiting.

March 29, 2014 11:01 pm
In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

In a century at Wrigley, innovations abound

CHICAGO | It's hard to think of Wrigley Field as anything but a place of heartbreak — a place where fans wait, season after season, for an elusive World Series title that never comes.

March 29, 2014 11:01 pm

Groups race to hire, train 'Obamacare' guides

CHICAGO | With the program known as "Obamacare" only weeks away from its key launch date, hectic preparations are in motion in communities across the country to deal with one of its major practical challenges: hiring and training a small army of instant experts who can explain the intricacie…

September 09, 2013 11:30 am

Cubs planning $300 million Wrigley renovation

CHICAGO | The Chicago Cubs plan on restoring Wrigley Field, with or without the city's help.

January 19, 2013 7:28 pm
Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

Obama ad features steelworkers to undercut Romney's record on jobs

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is casting Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class in a new, multi-pronged effort that seeks to undermine the central rationale for his Republican rival's candidacy: his business credentials.

May 14, 2012 10:40 am Video

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Neighbors fret about plan for 'Field of Dreams'

Neighbors fret about plan for 'Field of Dreams'

Should we build it, and would they come?

March 18, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Excerpts from recent Indiana editorials

More isn't better with alcohol

November 26, 2011 12:00 am
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