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December 2, 2016 View email in browser

Riverwalk architect learned environmental lessons early, in Peace Corps

Carol Ross Barney, lead design architect of the riverwalk, discusses its transformation, what drives her work, and why doing public projects empowers her.

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After Trump’s win, Planned Parenthood of Illinois reports 82% spike in IUD appointments

Donald Trump’s election led some Illinois women to seek birth control out of fear they may soon have to pay for it or be uninsured, Planned Parenthood says.

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Food truck ruling to decide mobile food’s fate in Chicago

Food truck owners and supporters are awaiting a ruling Monday that could vastly improve their ability to do business in Chicago, and permanently alter the culinary scene as a result.

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Jobs report shows Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent last month, though not for the best reason: Many of the unemployed gave up looking for work.

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That ‘free cruise’ robocall could get you $500 as part of $76M settlement

Caribbean Cruise Line has agreed to pay up to $76 million to settle a class-action suit over unwanted robocalls offering free cruise trips.

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay record $1 billion for faulty hip implants

A Texas jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $1 billion to patients who claimed the company hid flaws in its Pinnacle artificial hips that had to be surgically removed, in J&J’s second loss linked to the implants.

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Mnuchin leaves Sears Holdings board as Trump eyes him for Treasury secretary

Days after news surfaced that President-elect Donald Trump is considering former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, Mnuchin says he is stepping down from Sears Holdings board of directors.

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Police in Detroit investigate apparent black market pickle ring

Thousands of dollars of pickles, bloody mary mix and chips may have been pilfered from a pickle company in Detroit and sold by local stores at cut-rate prices,

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