Quinn Signs Pension Reform Plan Into Law The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees. It has a June 1 effective date, but could be delayed by the legal challenges. City Plans Four-Year, $500M Renovation Of Blue Line To O’Hare On the heels of a major overhaul of the Dan Ryan branch of the Red Line, the CTA is planning a nearly half-billion-dollar upgrade of its second busiest train line: the Blue Line to O’Hare International Airport.
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Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman He Met Online Karon Godbold, 35, is charged with sexual assault and weapons violations. Local Mandela Biographer: Icon’s Long Life Was A Triumph Douglas Foster said that Mandela died what many would consider to be an ideal death: with his family at his side, and only after years of preparing the people and politicians of South Africa for his passing.
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