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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel heckled about police academy during University of Michigan appearanceMayor Rahm Emanuel headed to the University of Michigan on Friday to pitch stud
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel headed to the University of Michigan on Friday to pitch students on the benefits of moving to Chicago after graduation, only to face hecklers opposed to his plan to spend $95 million on a new West Side police training academy. In... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Taxpayers, get ready to smooch Bezos' behindonly a chumbolone would think so. And you’re no chumbolone. Yes, the mayors of
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 hours ago
only a chumbolone would think so. And you’re no chumbolone. Yes, the mayors of the competing cities, including Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel, are fawning over Amazon boss Bezos, the richest man in the world, who also owns The Washington Post. And... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Game on! Pritzker parries the 'insider' charge, Kennedy lashes backset the table for long-term success, should he be elected, with his over-the-to
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 hours ago
set the table for long-term success, should he be elected, with his over-the-top accusation earlier this month that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is leading a “strategic gentrification plan” to drive African-Americans and other minorities out of the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Cook County prosecutors decline charges in fatal Chicago police shooting of teenagain putting bystanders and other motorists at great risk,” the report said.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 hours ago
again putting bystanders and other motorists at great risk,” the report said. O’Neal’s killing came at a time when Mayor Rahm Emanuel was trying to restore public trust in the Police Department amid a U.S. Department of Justice probe of policing... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What's killing CTA train ridership? Two four-letter wordsOne of the bigger bets Mayor Rahm Emanuel has placed in his seven years in offi
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 15 hours ago
One of the bigger bets Mayor Rahm Emanuel has placed in his seven years in office has been on public transit. To cheers from lots of folks, including me, he has invested billions of dollars in rebuilding aged track and modernizing signals,... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River going after big pharma as part of war on opioidsoffice of mayor and during the United States Mayors Conference in Washington, D
The Herald News / Posted 15 hours ago
office of mayor and during the United States Mayors Conference in Washington, D.C. in January 2016. The mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, was speaking about the national drug crisis. “The mayor of Chicago made it very clear in that meeting the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Federal judge blasts city lawyers for failing to turn over crucial evidencesanctioned the Law Department nine times for failing to turn over potential evi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
sanctioned the Law Department nine times for failing to turn over potential evidence in police misconduct cases since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office in 2011, forcing the city to pay more than $1.1 million in court-imposed fines for their... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
For Amazon's HQ2, here's how Denver stacks up against a few of the 19 other finalistsdid say would be considered. "My big point to them is, anything you want, in a
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
did say would be considered. "My big point to them is, anything you want, in any shape or form, we can do," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told The Chicago Tribune.Miami Hailing from a no-income tax state like Amazon's native Washington (as well as... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner steps in it as Illinois celebrates an Amazon milestonewith a corrupt system." That's a helluva pitch. Come to corrupt, high-cost Ill
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 hours ago
with a corrupt system." That's a helluva pitch. Come to corrupt, high-cost Illinois. A little later in the day, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, though seeming to try at times not to make the fight personal, couldn't resist engaging. He could have just... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago teen makes U.S. women's wheelchair basketball teamThe women’s national wheelchair basketball team won the gold medal in the 2016
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
The women’s national wheelchair basketball team won the gold medal in the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Mayor Rahm Emanuel congratulated Ixhelt in a statement. “At only the age of 13, Ixhelt has spent countless hours practicing at... Read more
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Bizjournals
Apple won't follow Amazon's bidding war approach to choosing new campushands to offer their services. “We’re going to go compete and we’re going to pu
Bizjournals / Posted 21 hours ago
hands to offer their services. “We’re going to go compete and we’re going to put our best foot forward," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said at a press conference, according to Reuters. The news comes the same day that Amazon.com announced it had... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Amazon trims list of potential cities for second HQ to 20this year. In Chicago, officials vowed to step up the competition to lure Amaz
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
this year. In Chicago, officials vowed to step up the competition to lure Amazon's headquarters to the city. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Chicago offers "unparalleled opportunities" with its qualified workforce, higher education institutions and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What Chicago is up against in Amazon HQ2 racestay in the game and win, Chicago has to play to its strengths, which are the c
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
stay in the game and win, Chicago has to play to its strengths, which are the combination of size and affordability. Mayor Rahm Emanuel knows this, summing up his pitch for Chicago as the place with the best “access to talent, transportation,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
What Chicago is up against in Amazon HQ2 racestay in the game and win, Chicago has to play to its strengths, which are the c
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
stay in the game and win, Chicago has to play to its strengths, which are the combination of size and affordability. Mayor Rahm Emanuel knows this, summing up his pitch for Chicago as the place with the best “access to talent, transportation,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago made Amazon’s short list. There’s still plenty of competition.about the labor market, brand of the city, air service and transportation infra
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
about the labor market, brand of the city, air service and transportation infrastructure.” In an emailed statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel noted the city’s success in luring GE Healthcare, ConAgra and McDonald’s headquarters from the suburbs or out of... Read more
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asianage
Apple says it will decide new campus site without an auctionof the site later this year. Cities across the country have expressed an inter
asianage / Posted yesterday
of the site later this year. Cities across the country have expressed an interest in hosting the new campus. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told reporters on Wednesday at a city hall press conference: “We’re going to go compete and we’re going to put... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieshigher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to grow
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
higher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to growth and prosperity," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement to CNN Tech. Metro population: 2 million Unemployment rate: 3.5%Median household income:... Read more
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FOX Carolina
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieshigher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to grow
FOX Carolina / Posted yesterday
higher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to growth and prosperity," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement to CNN Tech. Metro population: 2 million Unemployment rate: 3.5%Median household income:... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieshigher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to grow
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted yesterday
higher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to growth and prosperity," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement to CNN Tech. Metro population: 2 million Unemployment rate: 3.5%Median household income:... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieshigher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to grow
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted yesterday
higher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to growth and prosperity," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement to CNN Tech. Metro population: 2 million Unemployment rate: 3.5%Median household income:... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieshigher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to grow
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted yesterday
higher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to growth and prosperity," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement to CNN Tech. Metro population: 2 million Unemployment rate: 3.5%Median household income:... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Red-light cameras: Too lucrative to give up?red-light camera program has been plagued by scandal, inconsistent enforcement
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
red-light camera program has been plagued by scandal, inconsistent enforcement and other controversies. But in 2015, Mayor Rahm Emanuel ordered dozens of cameras removed. Last summer, the city took down six more at intersections where no... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
City Colleges to provide counselors to help CPS with new graduation requirementthat students have a job lined up or get accepted into a college or the militar
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
that students have a job lined up or get accepted into a college or the military before they can graduate. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson acknowledged on Thursday that more than a dozen high schools don’t... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
I voted against the Presence TIF. Here's why.Belmont-Cragin, Calumet Heights and West Town. This development deal represent
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Belmont-Cragin, Calumet Heights and West Town. This development deal represents the latest in a series of efforts by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to leverage downtown developments to support critical needs in under-served communities. Though I commend the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
What you need to know about Amazon's 20 final citieshigher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to grow
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
higher education, affordability and quality of life, which are the keys to growth and prosperity," Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement to CNN Tech. Metro population: 2 million Unemployment rate: 3.5%Median household income:... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Of course Chicago made Amazon's short list for HQ2. Now we'll see if it's a winner, or just a contender.Apple’s announced plan this week to build a second major campus somewhere in th
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Apple’s announced plan this week to build a second major campus somewhere in the country — an opportunity Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will also hotly pursue. Anything can happen, but there’s nothing in Amazon’s history or finances to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lewis Manilow, philanthropist who played key roles with MCA, Loop theater district, dies at 90including the Goodman Theatre and Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, a gene
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
including the Goodman Theatre and Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art, a generous philanthropist and dear friend,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement. “Throughout my career, Lew challenged me to think fresh and new, read great books and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
At Lew Manilow's memorial, an unexpected discovery about a favorite songthe checks, and bringing the ideas. Manilow was a player in politics, an early
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the checks, and bringing the ideas. Manilow was a player in politics, an early supporter of Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Rahm Emanuel, which explained why the last named gave such a personal eulogy for his friend, as well as the presence at the... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Emanuel, Rauner clash in wake of Amazon newsnews that Chicago has made the cut of 20 cities still in the running for its pr
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
news that Chicago has made the cut of 20 cities still in the running for its prized HQ2, sniping broke out between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Bruce Rauner that can only imperil the city's prospects. At a press conference announcing another... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Chicago makes Amazon's finalist list for second headquartershave touted 10 potential locations in the area, including two in downtown. One
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
have touted 10 potential locations in the area, including two in downtown. One includes space in the Willis Tower. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that Chicago offers "unparalleled opportunities" and will continue to make the case to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Of course Chicago made Amazon's short list for HQ2. But now what?Apple’s announced plan this week to build a second major campus somewhere in th
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Apple’s announced plan this week to build a second major campus somewhere in the country — an opportunity Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will also hotly pursue. Anything can happen, but there’s nothing in Amazon’s history or finances to... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago wins American HQ of Britain's JLTMayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing today that JLT Specialty USA, the American sub
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing today that JLT Specialty USA, the American subsidiary of London-based JLT group, has chosen Chicago as its U.S. headquarters. The announcement means the insurance brokerage will roughly double the number of employees... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Tom Arnold: Ari Emanuel told me he lost too much money on Cosby to release embarrassing Miss Universe footage of Trumpthe N-word. Now he’s told Chicago Inc. that he last year had a conversation wi
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the N-word. Now he’s told Chicago Inc. that he last year had a conversation with Hollywood superagent Ari Emanuel — Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s brother — about what he believes is embarrassing, unseen footage of Trump at the Miss Universe pageant, which... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Chicago makes Amazon's finalist list for second headquartershave touted 10 potential locations in the area, including two in downtown. One
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
have touted 10 potential locations in the area, including two in downtown. One includes space in the Willis Tower. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that Chicago offers "unparalleled opportunities" and will continue to make the case to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Chicago makes Amazon's finalist list for second headquartershave touted 10 potential locations in the area, including two in downtown. One
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
have touted 10 potential locations in the area, including two in downtown. One includes space in the Willis Tower. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that Chicago offers "unparalleled opportunities" and will continue to make the case to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Even after tax hike, Illinois education board wants double the moneythe governor’s veto, pass his amended version or do nothing, in which case the
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the governor’s veto, pass his amended version or do nothing, in which case the legislation dies. (Bill Lukitsch) *Mayor Rahm Emanuel will appear at Crane Medical Prepatory High School to talk about postsecondary education and later make an... Read more
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Gulf News
Apple to pay $38b in foreign cash taxes, plans new US campusbetween cities across the nation to host the headquarters, and Apple’s announce
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
between cities across the nation to host the headquarters, and Apple’s announcement stirred broad interest. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told reporters on Wednesday, “We’re going to go compete and we’re going to put our best foot forward” to compete... Read more
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Business Standard India
Apple's grand gift to US: $38 bn tax downpayment, 20,000 jobs, new campusbetween cities across the nation to host the headquarters, and Apple's announce
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
between cities across the nation to host the headquarters, and Apple's announcement stirred broad interest. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told reporters on Wednesday, "We're going to go compete and we're going to put our best foot forward" to compete... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Lawsuit accuses U.S. Steel of polluting Lake Michigan with toxic chromiuma worker spotted blue liquid “with visible solids” pouring from one of the plan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
a worker spotted blue liquid “with visible solids” pouring from one of the plant’s sewer pipes. In December, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city was planning to file its own lawsuit, citing the steel mill's close proximity to a Lake Michigan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel doesn’t say whether city should challenge low commercial property assessmentsMayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday again dodged questions about whether he’s willi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday again dodged questions about whether he’s willing to challenge the assessments of downtown commercial properties that are out of whack with their market values, an imbalance that shifts more of the property tax burden... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago wants in on another tech office chase after Apple says it plans new campushow many of the more than 20,000 new jobs will be there. An Apple spokesman did
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
how many of the more than 20,000 new jobs will be there. An Apple spokesman did not respond to requests for comment. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who in October interviewed Apple CEO Tim Cook for his mayoral podcast while Cook was in town to open Apple’s... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Milton Shadur, federal judge who oversaw key cases involving Chicago schools, Cook County Jail, diesresident of Glencoe. “Judge Milton Shadur devoted his life to upholding justic
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
resident of Glencoe. “Judge Milton Shadur devoted his life to upholding justice, to his country, and to his family,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement. “He served the country bravely in uniform in World War II, honorably for 37 years on the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel lectures City Council after 18 aldermen vote against him on Presence subsidycontraception and the needs of Chicago minority neighborhoods to have better he
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
contraception and the needs of Chicago minority neighborhoods to have better health care options. The measure, which Mayor Rahm Emanuel supported, passed 31-18 after an hour-plus discussion that touched on the city’s delicate racial politics and... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Theresa Mintle is trying on academia for sizeand governmental affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.​ Mintle, 53,
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
and governmental affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.​ Mintle, 53, previously was chief of staff to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA chief of staff under Mayor Richard M. Daley. A Bridgeport native, she lives in Streeterville with her... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Illinois governor race: Biss rips Kennedy in move to unite anti-Pritzker voteHe sparked all kinds of chatter shortly after the New Year, when after weeks of
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
He sparked all kinds of chatter shortly after the New Year, when after weeks of minimal activity he charged that Mayor Rahm Emanuel was pushing "a strategic gentrification plan" to force African-Americans out of the city. Kennedy has continued... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
McDonald's begins selling off Oak Brook property before headquarters movetwo in the suburbs, submitted in the Chicago area’s proposal to land Amazon’s p
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
two in the suburbs, submitted in the Chicago area’s proposal to land Amazon’s planned second headquarters. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner unveiled the list of proposed sites in October, six weeks after Amazon announced... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will face Troy LaRaviere in primary electionAs other potential candidates drop hints or take a pass, at least one person no
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
As other potential candidates drop hints or take a pass, at least one person now seems fully intent on challenging Mayor Rahm Emanuel in next winter's city elections. "Yes, I'm definitely running," LaRaviere told me in a phone interview. And while... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Will Paul Vallas challenge Rahm?higher. Services, particularly police services, aren’t up to the standards taxp
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
higher. Services, particularly police services, aren’t up to the standards taxpayers expect. Whatever you think of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, he’s done some good things and not-so-good things. But the city of Chicago, the people who live here and pay... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Kennedy, Emanuel and race: Where's the truth?leads to the case of gubernatorial hopeful Chris Kennedy and his decision to ri
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
leads to the case of gubernatorial hopeful Chris Kennedy and his decision to risk his campaign on the allegation that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has not only failed to deliver the goods for African-Americans but, in fact, is deliberately trying to force... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Emanuel appoints marketing executive to Chicago Board of Education postMayor Rahm Emanuel appointed a marketing executive to take over a vacant Chicag
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed a marketing executive to take over a vacant Chicago Board of Education seat Friday amid the latest overhaul to the district’s leadership team. Alejandra Garza fills a seat vacated this week by Arnaldo Rivera, who is set... Read more
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