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Morning Watch - February 13

Feb 13, 2013

Quitting time: The No. 2 executive at UNO quits after a Sun-Times report shows state grants went to companies owned by his brothers. 

Let's make a deal: The mayor touts a pension reform deal with Chicago Police sergeants as a possible blueprint for other unions, the Sun-Times reports

It can be done: Rahm's deal with the sergeants is a glimmer of hope for pension reform, the Sun-Times' editorial board writes. 

Follow the money: Though Jesse Jackson Jr. has already agreed to a plea deal, feds are still looking into who gave the former Congressman illicit funds, the Sun-Times reports

Conflict calls: Parents ask the CPS Inspector General to investigate the process of closing schools because of alleged conflicts of interest, the Sun-Times reports

Living large: The Daily Herald's editorial board questions almost $600,000 dollars spent by school districts on a weekend conference in Chicago. 

Reformation? Not quite: Crain's Greg Hinz says the City Council still isn't ready for ethics reform. 

Office space: The mayor of suburban Dixmoor is kicked off the spring ballot for allegedly, at times, living out of his Village Hall office, the Trib reports

Sad city: Chicago's gun violence thrusts the city into the spotlight, and not one we are proud of, the Trib's editorial board writes. 

State your case: Half a dozen public officials, including the mayor of Dixon, are expected to make victim's statements at the sentencing of Rita Crundwell this week, ABC 7 reports

Platform approval: Illinois settles on an ObamaCare health insurance platform, the Sun-Times reports

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