In Your Morning Newsfeed: Recruiting Fouls at Whitney Young, Cubbie Delusions, GE's Massive Tax Deal, Cutting the City Council, and More | Bleader

In Your Morning Newsfeed: Recruiting Fouls at Whitney Young, Cubbie Delusions, GE's Massive Tax Deal, Cutting the City Council, and More

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Chicago's Whitney Young High School was allowed to compete in basketball playoffs despite recruiting violations that should have sidelined the team. (Tribune)

President Obama came home from South America, only to find himself locked out of the White House. (The Hill)

Chicago lost 200,000 residents over the last decade, according to the census. But it's still the third-largest city in the country. (Tribune)

Cubs GM Jim Hendry says the team can win the division this year. Jim Hendry says this every year. (Tribune)

William Foley has quit as CEO of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to take a job in the private sector. The health system is in the midst of transforming health care delivery to focus on outpatient services, a plan 15 months in the making. Board members will choose an interim CEO today. (Sun-Times)

State's attorney Anita Alvarez has asked the Illinois State Police to investigate the role of a Daley relative in the 2004 death of a suburban man. (Sun-Times)

Cutting the City Council by half? That's a plan being floated by Rahm. (Sun-Times)

GE had $5.1 billion in U.S. profits last year, but didn't pay a penny in income tax. It even got a $3.2 billion tax benefit. Note: Hire GE's accountants. (NY Times)

The members of Screeching Weasel have quit, following the band's lead singer's woman-attacking antics at South By Southwest. (Rolling Stone)

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