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Snapchat Settles with the FTC

In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Jay Kesan talks about an agreement the Federal Trade Comission has made with the photo-sharing service Snapchat.

Pat Quinn
News Local/State

Ex-Governor Quinn Begins Collecting $137000 Pension

The base of former Gov. Pat Quinn's salary is protected under the pension overhaul he signed into law, but like other state employees, future hikes will be reduced should the court uphold its constitutionality.

Former Negro Leaguer and Chicago White Sox player Minnie Minoso stands during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers in August 2013.
(AP Photo/David Banks, File)
News Local/State

White Sox Legend Minoso Dead At 90

Five weeks after the passing of Ernie Banks (the first black player with the Cubs), Minnie Minoso, who broke Chicago's color line with the White Sox, died Sunday morning.  The team says he was 90.