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Julie Donalek, nurse to the poor

First-person accounts from off the beaten track, as told to Anne Ford I’m a retired nursing professor. I run a weekly clinic for very-low-income people. Sometimes another nurse or a social worker comes in to help. I can’t prescribe medications, and I don’t manage people’s health care. I provide basic treatments, along with referrals to […]

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Morning Newsfeed: New CPS Chief Criticized, Kanye’s Charity Folds, the Cubs May Have Cheated, the Cost of Corruption, and More

New CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard is leaving a failing school district behind, and some question his effectiveness. (Tribune) Meanwhile, a Rochester, New York, school board member says Brizard should pay $100,000 for leaving before his contract is up. (Sun-Times) What happened to Kanye West’s charity? (NY Times)