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Chicago Tribune
Piano, Jahn among architects vying for Obama libraryWhen Barack Obama's people announced last week that they are searching worldwid
Piano, Jahn among architects vying for Obama library
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
When Barack Obama's people announced last week that they are searching worldwide for an architect for the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, they won no points for transparency. Martin Nesbitt, chairman of the Barack Obama Foundation, declined to... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closureThe Illinois Department of Transportation will begin closing lanes surrounding
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closure
SaukValley.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin closing lanes surrounding the Jane Byrne Interchange starting Friday night. It's part of work to modernize the 1950s-era structure and minimize congestion at one of the nation's worst... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closureCHICAGO (AP) - City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closure
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to prepare for another weekend of road closures and heavy traffic in Chicago. The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin closing lanes surrounding the Jane Byrne... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closureCHICAGO (AP) - City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closure
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to prepare for another weekend of road closures and heavy traffic in Chicago. The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin closing lanes surrounding the Jane Byrne... Read more
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Daily Herald
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closureCHICAGO -- City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to pre
Drivers urged to plan for downtown Chicago roadwork, closure
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO -- City and state transportation officials are warning motorists to prepare for another weekend of road closures and heavy traffic in Chicago. The Illinois Department of Transportation will begin closing lanes surrounding the Jane Byrne... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offendersCHICAGO (AP) - A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to cont
Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offenders
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to continue a diesel mechanics training program for ex-offenders and others facing challenges re-entering the workforce. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush announced... Read more
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Daily Herald
Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offendersCHICAGO -- A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to continue
Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offenders
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO -- A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to continue a diesel mechanics training program for ex-offenders and others facing challenges re-entering the workforce. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush announced the... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offendersCHICAGO (AP) - A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to cont
Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offenders
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 6 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to continue a diesel mechanics training program for ex-offenders and others facing challenges re-entering the workforce. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush announced... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Claypool wants waiver to allow new CPS aide to live outside city limitsChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool wants special permission for his to
Claypool wants waiver to allow new CPS aide to live outside city limits
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool wants special permission for his top financial aide to live outside the city, the district confirmed Monday. Ron DeNard, the new $225,000-a-year senior vice president of finance, stands to get a two-year... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
On Metra, your gender is now your own businessIt makes good sense in some places, most obviously public restrooms, to establi
On Metra, your gender is now your own business
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
It makes good sense in some places, most obviously public restrooms, to establish basic rules distinguishing use by males and females. Those rules would not appear to pertain to Metra trains. Yet since Metra was created 31 years ago, it has... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Worker database documents 1,073 occupational deaths so far in 2015: ‘Every one of these deaths is preventable’More than 1,000 U.S. workers have died due to job-related events in the first s
Worker database documents 1,073 occupational deaths so far in 2015: ‘Every one of these deaths is preventable’
ScienceBlogs / Posted 13 days ago
More than 1,000 U.S. workers have died due to job-related events in the first seven months of 2015, according to new data from the U.S. Worker Fatality Database. Researchers estimate that total fatalities will likely reach 4,500 by the end of the... Read more
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Denver Post
Naming rail line to DIA after CU would be confusingThe problem with naming the rail line from downtown to Denver International Air
Naming rail line to DIA after CU would be confusing
Denver Post / Posted 16 days ago
The problem with naming the rail line from downtown to Denver International Airport after the University of Colorado is that the A line doesn't go through a CU campus. Won't this be confusing? Wouldn't naming the line after, say, DIA make more... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Here's hoping the end of summer will bring an end to budget stalemateThe worst thing about going on vacation is the angst about what happens after t
Here's hoping the end of summer will bring an end to budget stalemate
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
The worst thing about going on vacation is the angst about what happens after the vacation. We've all had nightmares about queues of hundreds of emails, unanswered voice mails and sundry crises abuilding, all ready to slug you in the nose the moment... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Millions expected to attend Chicago's Air and Water ShowMillions of spectators are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront for the city's
Millions expected to attend Chicago's Air and Water Show
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 18 days ago
Millions of spectators are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront for the city's annual Air and Water Show. The free event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. It takes place along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street beginning at 10 a.m.... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Millions expected to attend Chicago's Air and Water ShowCHICAGO (AP) - Millions of spectators are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront
Millions expected to attend Chicago's Air and Water Show
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Millions of spectators are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront for the city's annual Air and Water Show. The free event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. It takes place along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street beginning... Read more
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Daily Herald
Millions expected to attend Chicago's Air and Water ShowCHICAGO -- Millions of spectators are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront for
Millions expected to attend Chicago's Air and Water Show
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
CHICAGO -- Millions of spectators are expected to pack Chicago's lakefront for the city's annual Air and Water Show. The free event is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. It takes place along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street beginning at... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding planThe Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to lu
City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
The Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to lure private money for public-works projects, tossing aside concerns from some aldermen that there's not enough oversight. Aldermen voted 41-7 to approve the Chicago... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Frustrated Emanuel takes second crack at infrastructure trustMayor Rahm Emanuel once billed the Chicago Infrastructure Trust as "the breakou
Frustrated Emanuel takes second crack at infrastructure trust
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel once billed the Chicago Infrastructure Trust as "the breakout strategy for the city," a way to establish him as a national leader in creatively bankrolling big-ticket public works projects during an era of shrinking federal funding... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New CPS CEO Forrest Claypool lines up leadership teamNew Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool has started to line up his lead
New CPS CEO Forrest Claypool lines up leadership team
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
New Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool has started to line up his leadership team, which includes some colleagues from his previous job as head of the Chicago Transit Authority. Andrell Holloway, a former CTA official who supervised... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
CTA offering free rides on 1st school dayCHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on
CTA offering free rides on 1st school day
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO — Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on city buses and trains on the first day of school. The Chicago Transit Authority announced Wednesday it will offer its “First Day, Free Rides” program for the fifth... Read more
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FOX News Chicago
CTA offers free rides on 1st school dayCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free ride
CTA offers free rides on 1st school day
FOX News Chicago / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on city buses and trains on the first day of school. The Chicago Transit Authority announced Wednesday it will offer its "First Day, Free Rides" program for the fifth... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago transit agency offers free rides on 1st school dayCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free ride
Chicago transit agency offers free rides on 1st school day
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on city buses and trains on the first day of school. The Chicago Transit Authority announced Wednesday it will offer its "First Day, Free Rides" program for the fifth... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago transit agency offers free rides on 1st school dayCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free ride
Chicago transit agency offers free rides on 1st school day
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 20 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Public Schools students are once again getting free rides on city buses and trains on the first day of school. The Chicago Transit Authority announced Wednesday it will offer its "First Day, Free Rides" program for the fifth... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO — The Chicago Transit Authority says it’s buying 125 new buses to be ma
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
Finance and Commerce / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO — The Chicago Transit Authority says it’s buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency’s bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County's Metra representative resigns over time conflictsFormer McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2
McHenry County's Metra representative resigns over time conflicts
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Former McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2014 to represent the county’s suburban commuter rail interests. But the time required has increasingly conflicted with his work and travel schedule, he said in a Monday... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County's Metra rep resigns over time conflictsFormer McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2
McHenry County's Metra rep resigns over time conflicts
Northwest Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Former McHenry County Board member Marc Munaretto got the appointment in June 2014 to represent the county’s suburban commuter rail interests. But the time required has increasingly conflicted with his work and travel schedule, he said in a Monday... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
Lake Placid News / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Middlebury man arrested in burglary A Middlebury man was arrested on burglary and trespassing charges after polic
Middlebury man arrested in burglary
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 21 days ago
A Middlebury man was arrested on burglary and trespassing charges after police say he broke into a home in Ripton. A Middlebury man was arrested on burglary and trespassing... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Nova to build 125 new buses for Chicago Transit AuthorityCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to
Nova to build 125 new buses for Chicago Transit Authority
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses... Read more
9 related stories
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 21 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses to be made by a company in northern New York. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses... Read more
9 related stories
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FOX News Chicago
CTA ordering 125 new buses as part of fleet modernization planThe Chicago Transit Authority will buy 125 new buses as part of an effort to mo
CTA ordering 125 new buses as part of fleet modernization plan
FOX News Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
The Chicago Transit Authority will buy 125 new buses as part of an effort to modernize its fleet and improve service. The new bus order will be tacked on to an existing contract the CTA awarded to Canadian manufacturer Nova Bus in 2013, the transit... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Standalone GARVEE RatingsCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings for the follow
Fitch Affirms Standalone GARVEE Ratings
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings for the following standalone grant anticipation revenue vehicle (GARVEE) bonds: --Alaska Railroad Corp. at 'BBB'; --Chicago Transit Authority at 'BBB'; --Georgia State Road & Tollway... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses. T
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses purchased since 2011 and a near-complete... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaulCHICAGO -- The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses. The C
Chicago getting 125 new buses as part of overhaul
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Transit Authority says it's buying 125 new buses. The CTA announced Monday the purchase means the agency's bus fleet will be new or like new. That includes 400 other new buses purchased since 2011 and a near-complete overhaul... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Faith, hope and CPSAfter postponing their budget for weeks in the hope that Springfield would fort
Faith, hope and CPS
Chicago Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
After postponing their budget for weeks in the hope that Springfield would fortify it with a massive bailout, Chicago Public Schools officials have finally coughed up a plan. On Monday, CPS proposed a budget for the upcoming school year that counts... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Frankie Knuckles mural may have a new home in Rogers ParkA tribute honoring Frankie Knuckles, known as the godfather of house music, may
Frankie Knuckles mural may have a new home in Rogers Park
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
A tribute honoring Frankie Knuckles, known as the godfather of house music, may have found a new Chicago home. DJ Michael Tupak said he plans to meet with Mile of Murals, a public art initiative in the Rogers Park neighborhood, next week to discuss... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Report gets it half-right on Emanuel's transportation movesA Washington-based policy group is out with a new report that absolutely slobbe
Report gets it half-right on Emanuel's transportation moves
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 27 days ago
A Washington-based policy group is out with a new report that absolutely slobbers over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's transportation policies, saying the city "has captured national attention" and realigned its priorities. Though TransitCenter is right that... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
CTA Green Line train derails, disrupting South Side serviceCHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train has derailed on the c
CTA Green Line train derails, disrupting South Side service
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train has derailed on the city's South Side, disrupting service to a branch of the Green Line. CTA officials say no one was injured in the Wednesday afternoon derailment. Chicago Fire Department... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
CTA Green Line train derails, disrupting South Side serviceCHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train has derailed on the c
CTA Green Line train derails, disrupting South Side service
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 28 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train has derailed on the city's South Side, disrupting service to a branch of the Green Line. CTA officials say no one was injured in the Wednesday afternoon derailment. Chicago Fire Department... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
New Chicago schools chief calls for teacher concessionsNew Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool on Tuesday repeated the distric
New Chicago schools chief calls for teacher concessions
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
New Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool on Tuesday repeated the district's plea for help from the state and said he is preparing a budget that will "buy time" until a deal can be reached. Claypool, put in charge of CPS last month by Mayor... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Puppy Stolen at Knife-Point on CTA Orange Line TrainAn 8-month-old puppy was stolen at knife-point on a Chicago Transit Authority O
Puppy Stolen at Knife-Point on CTA Orange Line Train
NBC Chicago / Posted 1 months ago
An 8-month-old puppy was stolen at knife-point on a Chicago Transit Authority Orange Line train Tuesday. Police said the theft happened around midnight in the 3500 block of South Leavitt near the 35th and Archer Orange Line station. The puppy’s... Read more
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