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Judge: Legal fight can continue over whether to build Obama Center in Jackson Park

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 19, 2019

While stressing the ruling has nothing to do with the question of which side will ultimately win the fight over whether the Obama Presidential Center will be built in Jackson Park, a federal judge will allow that fight to continue to play out in court.

Chicago Public Media claims city budget committee didn't comply with Freedom of Information Act

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Feb 15, 2019

Chicago Public Media is suing the city of Chicago, alleging violation of the Freedom of Information Act.

Employers could face massive legal bills under new Illinois minimum wage law

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 14, 2019

Illinois workers who earn less than $15 an hour are about to get a raise. But the new law could leave many Illinois employers facing potentially crippling legal bills and court orders, should they find themselves sued by employees who claim they were shorted pay.

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