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Appeals court: Taiwanese bike maker must face lawsuit from IL cyclist whose bike broke as she rode it

DM Herra Sep. 12, 2017, 11:17pm

A state appellate court was not convinced by a Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer’s argument that its ties to Illinois are too weak to make it a defendant in a lawsuit brought by a woman who said she was injured when her bike fell apart as she rode it in a long-distance cycling event.

Appeals court: CTA workers union may have been too late in bringing labor case over Ventra rollout

DM Herra Sep. 1, 2017, 4:08pm

A state appeals court has reversed itself, directing the Illinois Labor Relations Board to take yet another look at a 2013 unfair labor practice case brought by a union against the Chicago Transit Authority over its handling of the rollout of the Ventra fare payment system.