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Illinois Supreme Court kills 2013 pension reform

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 10, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Friday that pension reductions passed in 2013 were unconstitutional. The decision struck down the most recent attempt to address a $111 billion pension shortfall and spells trouble...

Misulonas: NFL referee fumble highlights growing polarization of unions

Joseph Misulonas, Columnist

September 28, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

On Wednesday, the NFL reached an agreement with the official referees’ union, ending a lockout that lasted the entire preseason and the first three weeks of the regular season. The league had hired replacement referees to...