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Critics Want Law Changed To Reduce Pension Boosts For Retiring Teachers

Citizen advocates have called for changes in a state law allowing local school boards to use big pay raises to boost the pensions of retiring teachers.


Timothy Killeen has been named the new president of the University of Illinois. (Credit: University of Illinois)

University Of Illinois Names Timothy Killeen New President

Killeen will become the university’s 20th president when current President Robert Easter retires in June. Easter, a longtime university administrator, became president in 2012, during a three-year period of turmoil.


Manager Robin Ventura #23 of the Chicago White Sox (L-R), White Sox Executive Vice President Kenny Williams, General Manager Rick Hahn, Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf and a sold-out crowd cheer for Paul Konerko #14 of the Chicago White Sox as he his honored during a pre game ceremony before the game against the Kansas City Royals at U.S. Cellular Field on September 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox captain is set to retire at the end of the season. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)2

Surprise! White Sox Unveil Statue Of Konerko As Retiring Slugger Is Honored

The Chicago White Sox have honored captain Paul Konerko with a statue and say they will retire his No. 14 next season.


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Chicago Radio Personality Tommy Edwards Set To Retire After Five Decades Of Broadcasting

After more than five decades in broadcasting, market veteran and current mid-day host at CBS RADIO’s WJMK-FM Tommy Edwards announced he is retiring from radio effective on Friday, Sept. 12.


Ina's Kitchen, in the West Loop, will close on New Year's Eve, when owner Ina Pinkney will retire. (Credit: CBS)

‘Breakfast Queen’ Ina Pinkney Retiring, Closing West Loop Restaurant

Ina’s Kitchen, located at 1235 W. Randolph St., will close on New Year’s Eve.


Cory B. Nelson, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Chicago office. (Credit: FBI)

Top FBI Agent In Chicago Leaving After Only 7 Months

Sources tell the Chicago Sun-Times that FBI Special-Agent-in-Charge Cory Nelson, 51, is retiring from his post as head honcho.


President Barack Obama. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Activist Who Taught Obama To Be Community Organizer Is Retiring

At 69, Greg Galluzzo is weeks from retiring — or at least not getting paid — from the Gamaliel Foundation, the training and consulting organization he has directed since 1986.


Congressman Tim Johnson (R-IL) [Credit:]

GOP Congressman Tim Johnson Drops Re-Election Bid

Longtime Illinois Congressman Tim Johnson says he’s dropping his re-election campaign and plans to retire when his current term ends.


Mayor Daley Turns On Buckingham Fountain

Daley Starts Buckingham Fountain For Last Time; Talks Education

Education was on Mayor Richard M. Daley’s mind this morning as he turned on Buckingham Fountain for the last time before he leaves office.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Albert Triplett has worked a whopping 60 years at Navistar. (CBS)

Navistar Worker To Retire After 60 Years

This is the last week on the job for a Chicago man – a forklift operator who’s retiring after 60 years at Navistar.

WBBM Newsradio–03/31/2011