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Delivery woman cites slippery walkway

Carol Ostrow Jun. 8, 2015, 12:36pm

A Cook County woman has sued a feed manufacturing facility, alleging premises negligence.

Litigation over Syngenta's corn seed grows as farmers file class actions

Bethany Krajelis Oct. 9, 2014, 4:52pm

A seed developer is facing another wave of litigation over a genetically-engineered corn seed that a group of farmers contend crippled the U.S. export market in China and caused a decline in corn prices, a combination they assert will lead to a projected $1.14 billion loss this year.

Kirk forms search committee for federal judgeship

Bethany Krajelis Jan. 15, 2014, 3:18pm

KirkU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday announced the formation of a search committee that will recommend a nominee to fill a vacancy on Chicago’s federal court.The vacancy was created late last year when U.S. District Judge James Holderman went on senior status. Those seeking consideration for the judgeship must submit an application, which can be found here, to Kirk's office by Feb. 14.Kirk, R-Ill.,