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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel set to call for largest property tax hike in modern Chicago historyMayor Rahm Emanuel is set to call for the largest property tax increase in mode
Emanuel set to call for largest property tax hike in modern Chicago history
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to call for the largest property tax increase in modern Chicago history to raise enough money to make a major pension payment for police and firefighters next year, the mayor's City Council floor leader and a City Hall... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio and his 'playas' take in a Staten Island Yankees gameSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Take Hizzoner out to the ballgame -- a whole six miles f
De Blasio and his 'playas' take in a Staten Island Yankees game
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Take Hizzoner out to the ballgame -- a whole six miles from City Hall. Mayor Bill de Blasio took in a Staten Island Yankees game on Tuesday night, noshing on sausage and drinking a beer with a group of the borough's elected... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Mayor Emanuel won't rule out tax on ride-hailing companiesMayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday declined to rule out a tax on Uber trips as he tr
Mayor Emanuel won't rule out tax on ride-hailing companies
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday declined to rule out a tax on Uber trips as he tries to put together a new budget, and noted a powerful alderman has floated the idea of adding a $1 surcharge to fares from ride-hailing services as well as conventional... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bill to limit end-career pension spikes awaits governor's signatureFor decades, state lawmakers have drawn criticism when they leave the Legislatu
Bill to limit end-career pension spikes awaits governor's signature
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
For decades, state lawmakers have drawn criticism when they leave the Legislature and take another government gig with a fat salary that greatly boosts their public pensions, but soon the state might be on the hook for less of those retirement costs... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airportsCity Council members recommended Friday that lactation rooms be placed in every
Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airports
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
City Council members recommended Friday that lactation rooms be placed in every terminal at Chicago's two major airports, a move that one alderman said could help make it the nation's "most breast-feeding friendly" city. The vote by the council's... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Racing a cardboard kayak to victory!STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Stapleton resident recently took first place in a uniq
Racing a cardboard kayak to victory!
Staten Island Advance / Posted 26 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Stapleton resident recently took first place in a unique New York City boat race, using a kayak made of cardboard. Deric DeCicco won first place at the first-ever North Cove Cardboard Kayak Race in Battery Park City's North... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Matt Lauer Argues That Neighbors Spook His HorsesBy Alyssa MelilloMatt Lauer has a new argument to combat protests about trees h
Matt Lauer Argues That Neighbors Spook His Horses
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 29 days ago
By Alyssa MelilloMatt Lauer has a new argument to combat protests about trees he wants to plant at his horse farm in Water Mill.Noise from neighboring properties spooks and startles the horses, potentially putting riders in danger, the "Today Show"... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airportsThe vote by the council’s finance committee came after Chicago Aviation Commiss
Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airports
Northwest Herald / Posted 1 months ago
The vote by the council’s finance committee came after Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans promised to install three lactation rooms at O’Hare International Airport by the end of the year, regardless of whether the ordinance passes. One such... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Aldermen Propose Banning Drones Near Chicago AirportsJuly 29--Drones and remote-controlled airplanes would be banned from flying wit
Aldermen Propose Banning Drones Near Chicago Airports
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 1 months ago
July 29--Drones and remote-controlled airplanes would be banned from flying within 5 miles of Chicago airports, and operators of the unmanned craft would be required to carry insurance and register the devices with the city under a proposal... Read more
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