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Memorial Day 2010: A steelworker point of view

Someone said that in a progressive society there is nothing permanent except change.

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High Court favors Chicago Black firefighters in discrimination suit

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled in favor of 6,000 Black applicants for firefighting jobs here, adding they could proceed with a lawsuit that accuses the city of using a racially discriminatory hiring exams.

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Chicago transit workers: get trains and buses rolling again

They appear everywhere in uniform and are a constant reminder of the high cost of the state budget crisis: they are the 1,200 Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) workers.