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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
MASTERSON ONLINE: Abundant nonsenselast year in Chicago, a city with intensely restrictive gun laws. Mayor and for
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
last year in Chicago, a city with intensely restrictive gun laws. Mayor and former Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, he writes, doesn’t understand that “decades of research proves more guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rooting out more City Hall racists: Taxpayers funded this orgy of prejudicethis week. "The emails have exposed that these individuals hold black Chicagoan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
this week. "The emails have exposed that these individuals hold black Chicagoans in contempt." The good news is that Mayor Rahm Emanuel isn't having it. He's made a clean sweep of top management, including Water Commissioner Barrett Murphy, a... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Alderman calls for hearings in wake of BGA/Crain's investigationshifted to pay for Navy Pier work as part of an elaborate financial shell game
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 hours ago
shifted to pay for Navy Pier work as part of an elaborate financial shell game orchestrated by the administration of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the public agency that runs McCormick Place and owns Navy Pier. "I have been blindsided by this... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Alderman calls for hearings in wake of BGA/Crain's Navy Pier investigationshifted to pay for Navy Pier work as part of an elaborate financial shell game
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 19 hours ago
shifted to pay for Navy Pier work as part of an elaborate financial shell game orchestrated by the administration of Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the public agency that runs McCormick Place and owns Navy Pier. "I have been blindsided by this... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Former Ald. Singer among 6 fined for illegally lobbying Emanuel via mayor's personal emailhas been hit with the biggest of six fines leveled this week by the Chicago Boa
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
has been hit with the biggest of six fines leveled this week by the Chicago Board of Ethics against those who lobbied Mayor Rahm Emanuel through his personal email account but failed to register as city lobbyists. Singer, an attorney who... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Teamsters boss pleads not guilty to alleged extortion of Cinespace studiosshows "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." and has long ties to Coli and the Teams
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
shows "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago P.D." and has long ties to Coli and the Teamsters. Coli, 57, an early backer of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, appeared in court Friday in a black suit and gray tie and kept his hands folded in front of him as his lawyer... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Preckwinkle calls Rauner 'evil'Chicago Public Schools’ bailout and result in higher state funding for almost e
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Chicago Public Schools’ bailout and result in higher state funding for almost every school district in Illinois." *Mayor Rahm Emanuel has no public events scheduled. *Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to talk about school funding again in an morning... Read more
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The Irish Times
Elon Musk excites followers with Boring tweetsgoing to do this”. He told the Ted conference in April that the project was “pu
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
going to do this”. He told the Ted conference in April that the project was “puttering along”. Last month, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed with Mr Musk boring an underground rail link from the city centre to the airport. Such an idea has... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Elon Musk's latest tweets about the Hyperloop has city governments perplexeda tunnel between Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station. He's also
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
a tunnel between Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station. He's also in "preliminary" talks with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about digging a tunnel that would connect downtown Chicago with O'Hare International Airport. Either way,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Elon Musk's latest tweets about the Hyperloop has city governments perplexeda tunnel between Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station. He's also
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
a tunnel between Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station. He's also in "preliminary" talks with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about digging a tunnel that would connect downtown Chicago with O'Hare International Airport. Either way,... Read more
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Business Insider
Elon Musk's latest tweets about the Hyperloop has city governments perplexeda tunnel between Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station. He's also
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
a tunnel between Los Angeles International Airport and Union Station. He's also in "preliminary" talks with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about digging a tunnel that would connect downtown Chicago with O'Hare International Airport. Either way,... Read more
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Business Insider
Elon Musk says he just got 'verbal government approval' to build a Hyperloop between New York and DCWill start NY-DC in parallel. Then prob LA-SF and a TX loop. Musk has also bee
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Will start NY-DC in parallel. Then prob LA-SF and a TX loop. Musk has also been in "preliminary" talks with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel about digging a tunnel that would connect downtown Chicago with O'Hare International Airport, CNBC... Read more
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Slate
There Are Many Reasons Trumpcare Failed. One of the Biggest Was Trump.deprived the Democrats of a filibuster-proof vote in the Senate. Democrats were
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
deprived the Democrats of a filibuster-proof vote in the Senate. Democrats were shook. President Obama’s chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, urged his boss to scale down with something narrow and targeted, like expanded care for children. In Congress,... Read more
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The Christian Post
Who Lives, Who Dies? Life or Death Medical Decisionsthat now dominates medical ethics. As early as the 1990s, Ezekiel Emanuel, the
The Christian Post / Posted 2 days ago
that now dominates medical ethics. As early as the 1990s, Ezekiel Emanuel, the brother of the president's chief of staff Rahm Emanuel, envisioned "not guaranteeing health services to patients with dementia." Why? Because, he claimed, they're... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Preckwinkle says timing of property tax review not attempt to help out ally Berriosmoney Berrios accepts in contributions from lawyers who work to get his office
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
money Berrios accepts in contributions from lawyers who work to get his office to lower assessments. (Hal Dardick) * Mayor Rahm Emanuel has no public schedule. * Gov. Bruce Rauner has no public schedule. * 13th Ward Airbnb restrictions: Another... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Englewood residents briefed on proposed new high schoolarea, CPS officials divided attendees into separate rooms at Parker Elementary
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
area, CPS officials divided attendees into separate rooms at Parker Elementary School to brief them on what Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the district have cast as the most significant educational investment in the area in decades. The proposed... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Fitch agrees: Chicago hit mini-jackpot in new state budgetseveral authorities created by New York state . . . all rated AAA/Outlook stabl
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
several authorities created by New York state . . . all rated AAA/Outlook stable." AAA/Outlook stable? You'd think Mayor Rahm Emanuel could make hay of that in a re-election race. I'd look for Brown to begin tapping this new, cheaper source of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Officer Van Dyke's lawyers want to move trial for killing Laquan McDonald outside Cook Countyteen 16 times as he walked away with a knife in his hand ignited weeks of prote
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
teen 16 times as he walked away with a knife in his hand ignited weeks of protest, provoked a political crisis for Mayor Rahm Emanuel and led to a blistering report by the U.S. Department of Justice that portrayed the Chicago Police Department as... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Daley vows Kennedy fundraising shakeupan organizer who specializes in dealing with labor groups. Whoever does the wo
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
an organizer who specializes in dealing with labor groups. Whoever does the work, it will be a challenge, with both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan widely perceived in party circles as being with Pritzker. Daley never... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner lurches from crisis to crisisis composed of two characters, one representing danger and the other opportunit
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
is composed of two characters, one representing danger and the other opportunity." And let's not forget Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. In late 2008 when he was President-elect Barack Obama's chief of staff, he told an interviewer, "You never let... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chicago officials had racist emails about 'safari tours' and Obamafacility Ex-Commissioner Murphy's firing was surprising to some due to the ex-
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
facility Ex-Commissioner Murphy's firing was surprising to some due to the ex-Commissioner's close ties to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Emanuel is pictured speaking in January this year The investigation found Hansen also received an email just... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner quickly hires new lead political operative as staff shuffle continuesresigned Friday to join a political affiliate of the Illinois Manufacturers’ As
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
resigned Friday to join a political affiliate of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. (Rick Pearson) *Mayor Rahm Emanuel had no public events scheduled. *Gov. Rauner's public schedule wasn't available. *State Rep. Lou Lang and the... Read more
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New York Post
Chicago official joked about ‘safari’ tours in high-crime neighborhoodsagency. The department’s commissioner, Barrett Murphy, and his top deputy, Will
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
agency. The department’s commissioner, Barrett Murphy, and his top deputy, William Bresnahan, also stepped down after Mayor Rahm Emanuel learned of the ongoing probe. Hansen is also accused of sending emails to other department employees with... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Inspector general reveals racist emails sent by Water Dept. bosseswho is the son of former 44th Ward Ald. Bernie Hansen, resigned in May as the i
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
who is the son of former 44th Ward Ald. Bernie Hansen, resigned in May as the investigation heated-up. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel also ousted water commissioner Barrett Murphy. Other water department officials have received... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
More Chicago water department emails show attempted gun deals and making light of city violenceand Durkin could not be reached immediately for comment. The inspector general
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
and Durkin could not be reached immediately for comment. The inspector general's quarterly report comes as Mayor Rahm Emanuel finds himself fighting the proliferation of firearms in the city and facing the fallout from another deadly July... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Why Illinois Schools May Not Open in Fall, Despite Budgetsparked a backlash from those who support the legislation, with perhaps the har
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
sparked a backlash from those who support the legislation, with perhaps the harshest criticism coming from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "You cannot get something you agree to 90 percent of the time and say you're gonna veto it," Emanuel said at... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio tells the MTA to 'put up or shut up'de Blasio seemed to hint he would like to see the subway system placed under hi
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
de Blasio seemed to hint he would like to see the subway system placed under his control, as he noted that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel enjoys power over the Windy City's "L" service, creating accountability. Lhota was not amused. "Lobbing... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner staff shift doesn't bode well for state government, Democratic lawmaker saysfor leaving the House and that she is working with local Democratic committeeme
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
for leaving the House and that she is working with local Democratic committeemen on a replacement. (Rick Pearson) *Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues his European tour in London. *Gov. Rauner's public schedule wasn't available. *Big week at Cook... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Surburbia is left scrambling as firms relocate to big citiesMarriott International is moving from an emptying Maryland office park into the
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Marriott International is moving from an emptying Maryland office park into the center of Bethesda,Maryland. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, D, said the old model where executives chose locations near where they wanted to live has been upturned by the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Way Chicago "Works": Graft, Corruption, Political Connections, Bribes, Unionsthat represents more than 100,000 workers in the Chicago area and northwest Ind
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
that represents more than 100,000 workers in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana. Coli, 57, an early backer of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, was charged with one count of attempted extortion and five counts of demanding and accepting prohibited payment... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
RON HART: Illi-noise: Another “progressive” blue state can't pay its billsis so bad in Chicago that Trump sent ATF agents to help with all the shootings.
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
is so bad in Chicago that Trump sent ATF agents to help with all the shootings. All the while, Obama acolyte Mayor Rahm Emanuel spent his time talking about how he was going to defy Trump’s travel ban and offered refugees sanctuary in the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lake Shore Drive, Riverwalk show the importance of urban edgeswest end remains empty. That's OK. It takes time to create great urban edges.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
west end remains empty. That's OK. It takes time to create great urban edges. It also takes top design talent, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel seemed to understand in March when he announced something called the Chicago Urban River Edges Ideas Lab. The... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Emails Show Racist, Sexist Culture in City Water Dept.and hung up. A voicemail message left for Murphy was not immediately returned.
NBC Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
and hung up. A voicemail message left for Murphy was not immediately returned. Shannon Breymaier, a spokeswoman for Mayor Rahm Emanuel, said in a statement the mayor is “fully supportive” of recently appointed Water Management Commissioner Randy... Read more
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The Hill
California 'sanctuary state' bill is illegal, but also ineffectivethey have been in the United States for two years, unless they can establish a
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
they have been in the United States for two years, unless they can establish a credible fear of persecution. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel found a better way to help. He established a Legal Protection Fund for undocumented aliens living in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Greatest Trump vs CNN Fake News Meme, Motion Picture Edition(FSOC), OMB, CBO, GAO, SEC, FINRA, DOJ, FBI, DNC/RNC, US Congress, Chamber of C
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
(FSOC), OMB, CBO, GAO, SEC, FINRA, DOJ, FBI, DNC/RNC, US Congress, Chamber of Commerce, K-12 & University System. Oh & Rahm Emanuel is an idiot for thinking going to College is the answer for K-12 Graduates, this will put them in Debt and not... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
$30M food incubator set for East Garfield Parkincubator — would move to a new $30 million facility in East Garfield Park unde
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
incubator — would move to a new $30 million facility in East Garfield Park under a proposal unveiled Monday by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that he said would provide “a gateway to opportunity” for West Side residents. The Hatchery will move from its... Read more
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New Kerala
Radio Flyer Celebrates 100 Years of Making People Smile - newkerala news #254020it. From that point forward, Radio Flyer became a household name and a staple o
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
it. From that point forward, Radio Flyer became a household name and a staple of American childhood. The Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, praised Radio Flyer for its commitment to the Chicago business community and driving innovation, during the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Newly released racist, sexist emails show scope of scandal at Chicago's water departmentelections." That was sent to Murphy, whose City Hall connections also date bac
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
elections." That was sent to Murphy, whose City Hall connections also date back to the Daley years but grew under Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The mayor and Chicago first lady Amy Rule are friends with Murphy and his wife, Lynn Lockwood, the onetime... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sen. Elizabeth Warren tough on police brutality, silent on ChicagoBut a show of direct support for a federal consent decree in Chicago would put
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
But a show of direct support for a federal consent decree in Chicago would put her at odds with fellow Democrat Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Warren, who was on a "tight schedule" according to her staff — though not short enough to prevent her from... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Who'd Mayor Emanuel bring along to Europe?Mayor Rahm Emanuel does love his globetrotting. So do leaders of the tech commu
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel does love his globetrotting. So do leaders of the tech community, apparently. With a plane full of Chicago's tech leading lights in tow, the mayor is away for Berlin, London and Milan into next week on a trip to promote Chicago... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio tells the MTA to 'put up or shut up'de Blasio seemed to hint he would like to see the subway system placed under hi
Crain's New York Business / Posted 7 days ago
de Blasio seemed to hint he would like to see the subway system placed under his control, as he noted that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel enjoys power over the Windy City's "L" service, creating accountability. Cuomo appointed Lhota chairman of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'Game of Thrones' premiere. Winter is here.and so on. Happily, my editors don't watch the show—so if there are any Cersei
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
and so on. Happily, my editors don't watch the show—so if there are any Cersei/Ivanka comparisons, or Little Finger/Mayor Rahm Emanuel parallels, it's their fault. Another thing is for certain. The show runs on Sunday nights, and those who don't... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel heads to London, Berlin, Milan to promote Chicagothe quasi-governmental business arm of the city that is partially funded by tax
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
the quasi-governmental business arm of the city that is partially funded by taxpayer dollars. (Bill Ruthhart) *Mayor Rahm Emanuel is in Berlin, Germany. *Gov. Bruce Rauner's public schedule wasn't available. Rauner had promised to veto the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lakeshore East towers would make a skyline splash but at ground level, let the buyer beware27 contributions linked to Magellan totaling $92,400, according to state campai
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
27 contributions linked to Magellan totaling $92,400, according to state campaign finance records. In addition, Mayor Rahm Emanuel listed $41,400 in contributions tied to Magellan last year, records show. I'm not suggesting that Magellan is... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sharpton in Chicago: I may not be an expert on city, but I know Trumpblue uniform." The White House didn't respond to a request for comment. Sharp
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
blue uniform." The White House didn't respond to a request for comment. Sharpton also threw in a couple of barbs at Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who last month backed away from a commitment to seek a court-enforced agreement with the feds to reform the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner-CPS feud could hold up school money for rest of stateinto its teacher pension fund for 13 years, greatly contributing to the distric
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
into its teacher pension fund for 13 years, greatly contributing to the district's current financial crisis. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and district leaders cite a different aspect of the 1995 law, saying the state hasn't kept its pledge to provide... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rauner Prepares for New Fight Over School Fundingokay, but he has still promised to block funding formula changes, a viewpoint t
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
okay, but he has still promised to block funding formula changes, a viewpoint that doesn’t sit well with Chicago politicians. “You cannot get something that you say you agree to 90 percent of the time, and veto it,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
S&P moves Illinois' credit away from junk status with tax hike, budget in placeRepublican voices that want to work to make progress, and you can see that toda
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Republican voices that want to work to make progress, and you can see that today in Dan Cronin in DuPage County," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday while leaving an event at the Harold Washington Library. "This is a wholesale rejection of that,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Theaster Gates' art at CTA station will nod to African-American experienceStreet station, which is being overhauled and is set to open next year. During
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Street station, which is being overhauled and is set to open next year. During an afternoon event on the South Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gates showed off renderings of the world-renowned artist's planned work. In addition to the radio station,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
High-Ranking Teamsters Union Official Charged in Chicago25 speaks at a news conference, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Chicago, where Illino
NBC Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
25 speaks at a news conference, Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Chicago, where Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, rear, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, announced agreements with two McCormick Place Labor groups that will lower costs for exhibitors at the... Read more
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