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The former president of the College of DuPage is expected to receive a $ 4 million settlement, according to figures released by the school, after he departed in an atmosphere of controversy more than seven years ago.
The deal was intended to end a federal lawsuit between Robert Breuder and a community college, ending a costly, long-standing legal battle in which the parties accused each other of abuses. The school’s insurance carrier will pay the former administrator more than five times its original severance package.
As part of the settlement, the trustees unanimously voted to withdraw their counterclaims against Breuder at a special meeting on Thursday night where the lawsuit was the only item on the agenda.
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Foundation officials denounce the “shameless act of cowardice and hatred” at former President Barack Obama’s presidential center in Jackson Park on Thursday morning.
Officials say a loop was discovered at the project site and construction was halted. “We do not tolerate any form of prejudice or hatred in our workplace. Bias prevention training is embedded in our implementation process and repeated in site-wide meetings, ”said Lakeside Alliance, the center construction team, in an emailed announcement.
Among the annual product shortages, the newest hard-to-find product is amoxicillin. Tight supply in the Chicago area has caused some parents to go from dr*gstores to dr*gstores looking for dr*gs and asking doctors to prescribe alternatives.
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In general, you can still find the drug in some pharmacies or get an alternative prescription, doctors say. But it can be troublesome. Amoxicillin is often the first choice of doctors for conditions such as ear infections, tonsillitis and pneumonia because of its effectiveness and few side effects.
A light breeze made the fall leaves swirl on the ground as a group of older veterans gathered outside their apartment building. The Don wore an Air Force hat, held a small American flag in one hand and an old portrait in the other as he served. Donald Brann is approaching his 90th birthday and, like many of his fellow nursing veterans, is suffering from some form of dementia and memory loss.
Still, he smiled as a group of children ran from school across the street on Thursday afternoon, the day before Veterans Day. Fourth and fifth grades from Southwest Chicago Christian School visited the veterans to celebrate their lives and honor them for their service by writing and chalking messages on the sidewalk at Grace Point Place, an Oak Lawn care facility.
After a 35-32 home loss to the Miami Dolphins, the Chicago Bears will return to Soldier Field on Sunday. Led by quarterback Justin Fields, they welcome the Detroit Lions to town to capitalize on their offensive dynamics and NFC Player of the Week results that Fields unveiled last week. As the kickoff gets closer, here’s a quick look at Sunday’s game.
This year, we sense a bit more of the Christmas spirit that is moving around the city as the chefs have come up with every kind of Thanksgiving you can imagine: vegan, Irish, Greek, French, Peruvian, Cajun, Buffet, Takeaway, Dinner, Turkey – for free or even just for free.
Whether you want to dine in a restaurant, organize your own Friendsgiving, or take the ready-made meal sets home to keep you warm on vacation, thank you for not cooking with these Chicagoland Turkey Day specials.
Spend the time of your life watching a remastered version of Dirty Dancing with the band and singers performing the soundtrack live on stage, or check out the 30,000 square foot interactive Harry Potter tour making its debut in Chicago.
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