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Teachers Union: CPS School Closing Policy Amounts To ‘Educational Apartheid’

The Chicago Teachers Union accused the Chicago Public Schools system of “educational apartheid” on Friday.

11/30/2012

Gary Called Most ‘Under-Policed’ City In Nation

A new study concludes that Gary, Ind., is the most under-policed city in the country.

11/29/2012

MRI images from a breast cancer screening. (Credit: CBS)

Recent Breast Cancer Study Giving New Hope To Doctors, Patients

A recent breakthrough could change the way doctors treat breast cancer.

CBS 2–09/24/2012

United Airlines

Report: United Airlines Ranks Dead Last For On-Time Performance

United Airlines ranks dead last in a U.S. Department of Transportation analysis of on-time performance for the month of July, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2012

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Report: Many Suburbs Are Hospitable For Commuters Without Cars

A new report says many suburbs are transit-friendly – that is, hospitable for those who are not traveling with a car.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2012

Toddlers & Tiaras

Study: Girls As Young As 6 Are Thinking Of Selves As Sex Objects

A new study by Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., indicates that girls as young as 6 are beginning to think of themselves a sex objects.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

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Study: Chicago Sports Program Cut Violent Crime, Boosted School Attendance

Arrests for violent crime plunged and school attendance improved among troubled Chicago teenagers in a program that combines counseling with Olympic sports like archery and judo, according to a University of Chicago study released Friday.

07/13/2012

Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Study: Chicago Area Traffic Improved Last Year

If you drive in the Chicago area, you’re going to find a recent study hard to believe.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

An aerial view of Chicago's convention complex where the NATO summit will be held. (CBS)

NATO Host Committee Puts Dollar Figure On Summit’s Economic Impact

A consultant’s study on the economic impact of the summit indicates total spending of $128 million, local tax revenues of $3 million and more than 2,000 temporary jobs. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

04/30/2012

A new 14-story hospital at Rush University Medical Center was dedicated on Dec. 8, 2011. It opened in January 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Rush Study: Keeping Physically Active Can Stave Off Alzheimer’s

New research from Chicago suggests that keeping physically active can also keep you mentally fit.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

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Study Finds Autism Could Be Linked To Obesity During Pregnancy

A new study out today raises some serious concerns about unborn babies and the potential for autism.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

911 Center

Report: 911 Dispatchers Often Experience Post-Traumatic Stress

DEKALB, Ill. (CBS) — Emergency dispatchers suffer many of the same kinds of symptoms that can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study. As WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports, researchers at Northern […]

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

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Vallas: Study Vindicates Rigorous International Baccalaureate Program

Former Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Paul Vallas says new research from the University of Chicago vindicates a program he instituted that had many doubters.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Illinois Gets By With A C In Corruption Study

Chicago was recently deemed the most corrupt city in the nation, and deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich last week became the second consecutive governor in prison for corruption convictions.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Diet soda can cause health complications, a new study says. (CBS)

Diet Soda May Cause Health Problems, Study Says

People often drink diet sodas to be healthier, but new research suggests some potential health dangers. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports a look at the risk and has some advice on what to do if you’re a fan of those drinks.

03/11/2012

A school hallway (CBS)

Study: School Turnarounds Don’t Work

A new study is throwing cold water on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s school “turnaround” effort.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2012

Guitar Generic

Study: Music Lessons For Kids Pay Off Later In Life

Northwestern University researchers say a new study suggests that parents should give their children music lessons.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2012

File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Got The Sniffles? Maybe You Shouldn’t Drive, Study Says

A new study says driving with a bad cold might be like getting behind the wheel under the influence. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.

01/05/2012

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Study: Blood Pressure In Middle Age Can Determine Future Health Risks

If you’re in your 40s or 50s, Northwestern University researchers say it is critical to control your blood pressure.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2011

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Report: Illinois High School Dropouts Earn Far Less, Go To Jail More

A new report says high school dropouts in Illinois have a low earning power over their lifetimes, and are more likely to spend time behind bars.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

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