House Speaker John Boehner in House Chamber Wednesday
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
July 30, 2014

Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong

The House passed a resolution this evening authorizing Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama. The 225-201 vote fell nearly along party lines, with five Republicans joining Democrats to vote "no."


July 30, 2014

U Of I Labor Prof: NCAA Settlement Over Concussions “Not Much”

A professor of labor relations says the NCAA’s approval of a proposed settlement of a lawsuit over head injuries is good news in that it would obligate schools to have safety protocols for athletes.  But Michael LeRoy thought the amount would be more.


July 29, 2014

Judge: Need More Time To Consider NCAA Deal

A federal judge in Chicago stopped short of granting preliminary approval for class-action concussions settlement against the NCAA. He says he needs more time to decide if it's a good deal.  


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