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Frank Avila: Democratic candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District commissioner – Chicago Sun-Times

Candidate profile Frank Avila Running for: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Political/civic background: The American Society of Civil Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, American Water Works Association,…

Edge Logistics launches digital freight-matching platform Capacity – FreightWaves

This week Chicago-based Edge Logistics launched its digital freight-matching platform Capacity, a web portal that makes the brokerage’s private load board transparent to carriers and allows them to bid on…

Largest gift in Howard University history to fund science and technology | The Crusader Newspaper Group – The Chicago Cusader

Seven steps to becoming a CEO – Chicago Defender

Today, there is an increase in small business startups with a focus on technology. There are a few things that entrepreneurs may miss while building the foundations of their new…

Daywatch: Iran tensions reshape Iowa caucuses, 4 struggling South Side hospitals join forces and one cancer is – Chicago Tribune

Margaret Daley, chairwoman of the Cook County Board of Ethics, makes a statement about her dismissal by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, during an ethics board meeting at the…

Wuhan’s virus lockdown casts economic cloud over China’s Chicago – Aljazeera.com

Wuhan's status as a transport and manufacturing hub have fueled its economic rise and drawn comparisons with Chicago's role as a pivotal city in the center of a giant economy.…

Chicago Police End Effort to Predict Gun Offenders, Victims – The New York Times

CHICAGO — Chicago police have ended a program that sought to predict people most likely to be victims or perpetrators of gun crime, according to a watchdog report released Thursday…

Family, friends mourn young Latino leader who died in suicide, call for an end of mental health stigma: ‘Did h – Chicago Tribune

Soto, an IIT alumnus, is the founder of VAMOS, a mentorship program geared toward science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics studies that Zavala joined soon after starting at IIT in…

How to Become a Product Leader — Not Just a Product Manager – Built In Chicago

by Madeline Hester January 23, 2020 “A great product leader is not an source website.

Column: Ivy Tech alumni shine light on changing lanes in life for career choices – Chicago Tribune

“I knew being a waitress wasn't enough, so I enrolled in the respiratory program, but found this was not my calling either,” said Hildebrand, who earned an associate of science…

GrubHub Has A Solution To Its Delivery Problems: Easier Takeout – CBS Chicago

(CNN) — GrubHub is getting crushed by competition, so it’s fighting back with a new service that targets diners who want to pick up their food instead of having it…

Microsoft, T5 Data Centers make purchases in Elk Grove Technology Park – Crain’s Chicago Business

Some big data centers could soon sprout from a former 86-acre farm in Elk Grove Village recently transformed into an industrial park. Microsoft paid $52.3 million for 37 acres within the…