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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things: Jane Corbett

Jane Corbett has spent a lifetime volunteering and serving the poor.

07/02/2015

Jeff Luhnow, GM of the Houston Astros (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros GM Luhnow Disputes Details Related to Hacking Probe

Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow says the notion that poor password protection is to blame for a computer hack of his team’s player database is “absolutely false.”

06/18/2015

Education-2

Illinois Schools Teaching More Poor, Homeless Students Than Ever Before

The growth in low-income students has occurred in all geographic regions of the state.

03/20/2013

Getty/Ethan Miller

Santorum On KMOX: “Very Poor” Remark Reveals Romney’s “Callousness”

Santorum: “It shows Romney looks at the poor differently.”

02/02/2012

Money

Study: Illinois Ranks High in Taxes on Poor Families

Poor families faced higher income tax bills in Illinois than in most states.

11/16/2011

Springfield, IL

Pastors Protest Illinois Cut To Burials For Poor

Pastors United for Change said the program pays funeral homes and cemeteries when families on public aid can’t afford the cost.

07/05/2011