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(Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)

Want To Be The One Percent? This Is How Much You Need To Make…

While greedy one percenters have become a mythical creature to rally against, the answer to the question — How much do you need to make to be in the top 1%? — might surprise you… it’s not much.

09/22/2014

Rendering of redeveloped lots in Englewood under a plan to sell vacant lots for $1. (Credit: City of Chicago)

City To Sell Vacant Lots In Englewood For $1

Applicants must own property on the same block, be current on tax payments and can’t have other unpaid financial obligations to the city.

03/21/2014

Hadiya Pendleton (Supplied to CBS)

City To Lease Space To Hadiya Pendleton Foundation For $1

The City Council’s Housing Committee agreed to lease — for $1 through 2016 — two unused offices in the Martin Luther King Community Center to the foundation created to turn pain into purpose by providing mentoring, tutoring, computer and recreation programs for young people after school.

01/09/2014

Joe Horton (DuPage County Sheriff)

Bell Ringer Stole More Than $1,000 From Salvation Army Kettle: Prosecutors

A Chicago man stole more than $1,000 from a Salvation Army Red Kettle while working as a bell ringer in Naperville, prosecutors allege.

12/05/2013

A protestor affiliated with Occupy Wall Street holds a sign fashioned as a birthday cake on September 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Occupy Wall Street’s First Anniversary

Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?

09/17/2012