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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel tries to resurrect O'Hare express train planMayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to resurrect Chicago's long-elusive plan for an ex
Emanuel tries to resurrect O'Hare express train plan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 hours ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to resurrect Chicago's long-elusive plan for an express train from downtown to O'Hare International Airport by hiring an engineering firm to look at possible routes and costs. It's a preliminary step, and the Emanuel... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
High-rise fire victim: 'When elevator door opened ... she just got blasted'A woman who had moved to Chicago last March died early today after she unwittin
High-rise fire victim: 'When elevator door opened ... she just got blasted'
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
A woman who had moved to Chicago last March died early today after she unwittingly went up an elevator as a fire was blasting through the 12th floor of the high-rise apartment where she lived, officials said. When the doors to the elevator opened,... Read more
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Boston Globe
MBTA looks to outsource fare collection, marketing servicesMassachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials on Wednesday will take up
MBTA looks to outsource fare collection, marketing services
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officials on Wednesday will take up a plan backed by Governor Charlie Baker to privatize departments that maintain fare machines, count cash fares, and run marketing and retail operations, a step that could... Read more
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Market Watch
Madrid’s metro system is going to the dogsCome summer, Fido — or Fidel — will be riding the rails in Madrid, as the city
Madrid’s metro system is going to the dogs
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Come summer, Fido — or Fidel — will be riding the rails in Madrid, as the city seeks to stake a claim as one of Europe’s dog-lovingest municipalities. The city announced Tuesday that dogs meeting its guidelines will now be allowed on the city’s... Read more
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The Chicago Maroon
170 Bus Route to Lose Funding Due to Low RidershipThe University of Chicago will stop subsidizing the 170 bus on Friday, May 27,
170 Bus Route to Lose Funding Due to Low Ridership
The Chicago Maroon / Posted 9 days ago
The University of Chicago will stop subsidizing the 170 bus on Friday, May 27, 2016, according to an announcement from Safety and Security. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Board will vote in the spring on whether or not to eliminate the 170 route... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Moylan: Talking baseball with Hall of Famer Andre Dawson, 23 years after leaving Wrigley Field withThe most storied franchises in Major League Baseball almost all share one thing
Moylan: Talking baseball with Hall of Famer Andre Dawson, 23 years after leaving Wrigley Field with
Greeley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
The most storied franchises in Major League Baseball almost all share one thing in common — they’re often battling for the Commissioner’s Trophy when the playoffs roll around in October. As a Chicagoan and a lifelong fan of a team whose unofficial... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago schools CEO hires former colleagues, donorsCHICAGO -- A newspaper report says about six people who were donors or former c
Chicago schools CEO hires former colleagues, donors
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO -- A newspaper report says about six people who were donors or former colleagues to Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool are working for the district. The Chicago Tribune also reports (http://trib.in/1QQ7m4M) two companies with... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago schools CEO hires former colleagues, donorsCHICAGO (AP) - A newspaper report says about six people who were donors or form
Chicago schools CEO hires former colleagues, donors
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - A newspaper report says about six people who were donors or former colleagues to Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool are working for the district. The Chicago Tribune also reports (http://trib.in/1QQ7m4M) two companies with... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago schools CEO hires former colleagues, donorsCHICAGO (AP) - A newspaper report says about six people who were donors or form
Chicago schools CEO hires former colleagues, donors
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - A newspaper report says about six people who were donors or former colleagues to Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool are working for the district. The Chicago Tribune also reports (http://trib.in/1QQ7m4M) two companies with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Forrest Claypool brings network of colleagues, political supporters to CPSFormer colleagues and past donors to Claypool's political campaigns have won di
Forrest Claypool brings network of colleagues, political supporters to CPS
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Former colleagues and past donors to Claypool's political campaigns have won district jobs and consulting contracts. Companies hired to dig through district operations had previously received lucrative, no-bid work from the Chicago Transit Authority... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wabash Lights public art test to begin next weekWabash Lights, an ambitious public art project that will add shots of color to
Wabash Lights public art test to begin next week
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Wabash Lights, an ambitious public art project that will add shots of color to the underside of the "L" tracks downtown, is scheduled to begin its beta test next week, six months after a crowdfunding campaign raised nearly $60,000 to make it... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Emanuel Credits Increase in Cameras to Drop in Crime on CTAMayor Rahm Emanuel will join Chicago Transit Authority officials Wednesday morn
Emanuel Credits Increase in Cameras to Drop in Crime on CTA
NBC Chicago / Posted 17 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join Chicago Transit Authority officials Wednesday morning to announce progress in the fight against crime. Emanuel and CTA president Dorval R. Carter, Jr. are expected to discuss a 25 percent drop in overall crime for... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Political NewsletterRamsey, a Chicago native and highly regarded top supervisor with the Chicago Po
Political Newsletter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
Ramsey, a Chicago native and highly regarded top supervisor with the Chicago Police Department, played a key role in launching community policing in the early 1990s. But City Hall wasn't interested when he applied to be superintendent several times... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Christie had to get back to New JerseyWith megastorm Jonas bearing down on the East Coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Chri
Christie had to get back to New Jersey
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 22 days ago
With megastorm Jonas bearing down on the East Coast, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie first told reporters he didn't plan to leave the presidential campaign trail in New Hampshire to return home. Then he had a timely change of heart and said he planned... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago to buy more than 20 all-electric busesCHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorv
Chicago to buy more than 20 all-electric buses
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval Carter Jr. say the city plans to buy 20 to 30 more all-electric buses in the next few years. The Chicago mayor says the effort marks his commitment to protecting the... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago to buy more than 20 all-electric busesCHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorv
Chicago to buy more than 20 all-electric buses
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval Carter Jr. say the city plans to buy 20 to 30 more all-electric buses in the next few years. The Chicago mayor says the effort marks his commitment to protecting the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago to buy more than 20 all-electric busesCHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval C
Chicago to buy more than 20 all-electric buses
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO -- Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval Carter Jr. say the city plans to buy 20 to 30 more all-electric buses in the next few years. The Chicago mayor says the effort marks his commitment to protecting the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CTA to buy more electric busesThe Chicago Transit Authority announced plans Friday to spend between $30 milli
CTA to buy more electric buses
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
The Chicago Transit Authority announced plans Friday to spend between $30 million and $40 million to buy 20 to 30 new all-electric buses over the next several years. The CTA has operated two 40-foot buses, powered by lithium-ion batteries, on routes... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego's MTS Compass Card Stuck In The PastChelsea Klaseus has a relatively easy commute from her home in Sherman Heights
San Diego's MTS Compass Card Stuck In The Past
KPBS San Diego / Posted 30 days ago
Chelsea Klaseus has a relatively easy commute from her home in Sherman Heights to her job as an environmental specialist with the city of San Diego in Kearny Mesa. Traffic going north on Interstate 15 is usually manageable, and she gets free parking... Read more

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