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17 min ago | CBS Local

Police Bike Patrols Added In High-Crime "Impact Zones"

A year after saturating 20 targeted high-crime areas of the city with extra cops on foot patrols, the Police Department has given scores of those officers bicycles for their patrols.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

1 hr ago | City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground on Devon Avenue Streetscape Project

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Ald. Debra Silverstein and Chicago Department of Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld to break ground today on the Devon Avenue streetscape project that will improve the North Side business district with infrastructure upgrades and unique decorative elements.

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2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

CST to Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th Birthday with Our City, Our Shakespeare, Begin. 5/1

Chicago Shakespeare Theater along with Chicago's civic and cultural leaders celebrate William Shakespeare 's 450th Birthday with the premiere of "Our City, Our Shakespeare," a documentary exploring Shakespeare's enduring presence in Chicago, featuring Chicago Shakespeare Theater , Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Art Institute of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Symphony, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

4 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Watch Live: Mayor to speak about Operation Impact

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy will address the public at 9:30 a.m. Friday regarding Operation Impact.

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8 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Despite recent hirings, Emanuel has "full confidence" in Claypool

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday defended his handpicked CTA President Forrest Claypool despite two recent CTA hirings that run contrary to Claypool's reformer image.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Cook County, IL

12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Nik Wallenda hopes to walk tightrope between 2 Chicago skyscrapers

If Nik Wallenda gets his wish, he'll fasten a 5/8-inch tightrope between two skyscrapers in downtown Chicago - preferably somewhere with views of Lake Michigan or the Chicago River - and walk across it untethered as viewers in 220 countries watch live on TV.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Marketing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

My FOX Chicago

Funding for Illinois school education under fire

Chicago, the suburbs and downstate fight fiercely over school funding every year in the State Capitol.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Springfield, IL, Elgin, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Examiner.com

Oddest holiday of the month: Talk like Shakespeare Day

There are many odd holidays , but I think Talk like Shakespeare Day takes the prize for oddest holiday of the month of April.

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Southwest News-Herald

Rutted road near 71st and Sacramento in Marquette Park is among area's worst

Weather conditions and snow plows have played havoc with roads throughout the Chicago area this year, causing potholes and making already damaged roads even worse.

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My FOX Chicago

Sneak peek into the revitalization of Jackson Park

Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Park District offered a sneak peek into the revitalization of Jackson Park that will respect, preserve and renew the character of the landscape as designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Sr. and his firm after the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Home Gardening, Home, Phoenix, IL

Daily Chronicle

Emanuel urges Illinois to OK $100M for Obama museum

In this Oct. 15, 2013 file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, US House of Representatives, Personal Finance, Retirement, Pension

Vibe

Kanye West, Common Collaborating To Boost Job Rate For Chicago Youth

Kanye West and Common are doing more g.o.o.d. for their native Chicago. According to Chicago Sun-Times , Common's Common Ground Foundation, and 'Ye's charity, Donda's House, are teaming up to help rapper Rhymefest and his wife host an annual music festival as part of a city-wide initiative to put more of Chi-town's youth to work.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Emanuel gives civic leaders 1 month to find site for Lucas museum

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday gave a dozen civic leaders until mid-May to find an "accessible" site for a project with huge tourism potential: an interactive museum spearheaded by movie mogul George Lucas to house his formidable collection of artwork and filmmaking memorabilia.

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Green Bay Press-Gazette

Public pensions will be burden for us all

America is sacrificing its future to pay for its past. Promises made to public pension plans have become impossible to pay for by government entities across America and the problem continues to escalate.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, San Bernardino, CA, Scott Walker, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Economics News, Bankruptcy

The Daily Gazette

Chicago casino plan draws more support at hearing

The hearing in Chicago, which wasn't heated like public exchanges in other parts of Illinois, was the latest attempt to bolster gambling, but questions were also raised about support for the legislation in an election year in which other major fiscal issues are pending.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Chicago Tribune

Red Line to get North Side overhaul, while South Siders decry wait

The CTA said Wednesday it is moving forward with a multibillion-dollar overhaul of the Red Line's aging north branch tracks and stations, just hours after South Siders aired complaints to the agency's board that Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promised southern extension of the same rail line was moving too slowly.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Gapers Block

The Parking Hits Just Keep On Coming

Just last month, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel bragged in a statement that, "By delivering on free Sunday parking in the neighborhoods...we're able to make a bad deal better."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, Lakeview (Chicago, IL), Wrigleyville (Chicago, IL), Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL)

The Doings Weekly

Paul Sassone: Digital life consuming us all

More and more, newscasts consist of referrals to the TV station's website. I imagine that will continue until the evening news will be something like this: "Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a stunning announcement today.

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Forbes.com

Best Of FORBES: Hip-Hop's Richest Artists, Best Cities For Raising A Family

On Wednesday morning, FORBES released the stories and content from the May 5, issue of the magazine.

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City Journal

Chicago's Vanishing Middle Class

In cities around the world, two-tier societies are becoming increasingly common.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, University of Chicago

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