David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Chicago Mercantile to Acquire CBOT for $8 Billion

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In Illinois, Hastert's Supporters Uneasy with Scandal

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University Sets Diversity at a Premium

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Chicago Politicians Clash on Minimum Wage

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Suburban Teen Trades in Gucci for Army Green

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Chicago Passes 'Living Wage' Rule for Retailers

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Chicago Police Torture Deemed Too Old to Act On

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Report Details Torture by Chicago Police

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Cook County Chief in Seclusion Since March

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FAA Probe Puts Wind Farms on Hold

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Old Cities Can Profit from New Sprawl

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Protesters Hail 'Day Without Immigrants'

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Gas Prices Drive Some to Reconsider Habits

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