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

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

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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)

Cook County Board president Toni Preckwinkle lifted a moratorium on capital projects yesterday, and says a rehab of old Cook County Hospital would cost $126 million. It was tabbed at $107 million when it was first proposed in 2009, and health board members were lukewarm to the idea of renovating the building. (Sun-Times)

The county health system’s revenue could fall $40 million to $50 million short of projections, thanks in part to lack of qualified billing staff. (Sun-Times)

What curse? A new analysis of documents surrounding the 1919 Black Sox scandal shows the Cubs may have thrown the 1918 World Series against Boston. (Sun-Times, via AP)

The city has paid nearly $25 million since 2005 to stay compliant with federally mandated hiring compliance standards. (CNC)

Two photojournalists, including Oscar-nominated filmmaker Tim Hetherington, were killed yesterday in Libya. (NY Times)

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