We take a look at a local synagogue's connection to upheaval in Ukraine and how it is affecting the country's Jewish population. Plus, surprising facts about who colon cancer is affecting. And, a performance from Chicago's Eighth Blackbird.
The Chicago Transit Authority's board of directors is scheduled to vote on the agency's $1.24 billion proposed budget on Tuesday.Under the proposed budget, CTA President Forrest Claypool hopes to close the agency's $277 million deficit next year and avoid fare hikes or service cuts in large part by
A new report out Tuesday shows Chicago's Charter schools are in good financial shape. But the Civic Federation, a non-partisan budget watchdog group, finds there are some concerns.The group awarded Chicago's charter schools a B+ 2007 and B in 2008 for meeting key standards of fiscal accountability.