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Denver Man With 'Popcorn Lung' Wins Millions In Case Against Food Companies

AP | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A suburban Denver man who was diagnosed with "popcorn lung," possibly from inhaling the artificial butter smell of the microwave popcorn he ...

Man Wins $7.2 Million In 'Popcorn Lung' Lawsuit

Reuters | Robert Boczkiewicz | Posted 11.19.2012 | Denver

DENVER, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal court jury on Wednesday awarded a Colorado man $7.2 million in damages for developing a chronic condition...

College Reverses Controversial New Media Policy

Posted 04.07.2012 | Chicago

Chicago State University has quickly reversed its decision to ban its faculty and staff from speaking with the media -- a policy which could have led ...

As Graduation Rates Plummeted, Ex-College Chief Cashed Out

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Patrick Rehkamp | Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

This story is courtesy of the Better Government Association As graduation rates were bottoming out at the City Colleges of Chicago in 2009, then-Ch...

Chicago State University Prez is Right: There Is No Free Lunch for Icons

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

What's so wrong with teaching a full course load?

Man Who Got Rare Lung Disease From Eating Too Much Popcorn Settles Claim

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A suburban Denver man believed to be the only consumer to develop "popcorn lung" from regularly eating microwave popcorn and its artifi...

Videos That Sparked City Colleges Ethics Investigation Released

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Daily News now knows what was in some of the videos WYCC produced over the last few years - videos that sparked a state ethics investigation and a...

City Colleges Chief Had School PBS Station Produce Free Political Videos For Clouted Friends

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Under orders from then-Chancellor Wayne Watson, the PBS television station at City Colleges of Chicago used its budget to produce free videos of power...

Education in Chicago: Wayne D. Watson is the Wrong Man at the Wrong Time for Chicago State University.

Bill Sweetland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Sweetland

What Chicago State University needs now is radical reform, if not revolution, and the thought of Dr. Watson stepping on the toes to make it happen is simply ludicrous.

New Chicago State President Wayne Watson: 'You Better Know Emil Jones'

Chicago Sun-Times | Dave Newbart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A day after he was chosen to head Chicago State University, Wayne Watson promised to "transform" the troubled South Side university within two to four...

Chicago State Introduces New President To Chorus Of Boos

Chi-Town Daily News | PETER SACHS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To a nearly deafening chorus of boos and shouts, the Board of Trustees at Chicago State University this morning unanimously voted for longtime college...

Hey, Chicago State University: Watson's a Winner

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

It has been a long time since Chicago State University has had a native Chicagoan as its president.