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Is This the Future of Chicago Journalism?

The Chicago Community Trust is scattering half a million dollars in seed money to support 12 innovative local journalism projects. It’s a new program, Community News Matters, funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation ($250,000) and the John D. and Catherine T.MacArthur Foundation ($100,000) as well as CCT; spokesperson Vivian Vahlberg says […]

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Down the cash for clunkers chain

The Wall Street Journal has a neat piece about how the Cash For Clunkers program has created a boom market for the compound officially required to kill car engines; one local chemical company is raking it in. Via the Beachwood Reporter, where there’s a good discussion of the benefits of the government program. One data […]