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'Crain’s Chicago Business' reported that benefits to minority contractors for Chicago's West Side Walmart fell short.

Apr. 12, 2011

A recent report from Crain’s Chicago Business finds that benefits from Chicago’s West Side Walmart fell short for minority contractors.  Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson talks about the minority and women-owned business enterprise program in the city. And to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, Eight Forty-Eight hears from author Mary Pat Kelly about the role the Chicago Irish played in the battles that followed.