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6 hrs ago | American Thinker

The vanishing urban middle class

America's big cities are moving in the direction of third world demographics. A smallish upper class lives comfortably, even glamorously, accompanied by a much larger underclass, the more energetic of whom serve the upper class as waiters, housekeepers, taxi drivers, and other service occupations.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

My FOX Chicago

McCarthy, City ask court to reverse HR board's decision, reject CPD applicants

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy is asking a court to overturn a city Board of Human Resources ruling allowing three people to become police officers, in spite of CPD background checks that initially disqualified them from the job.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Townhall

Report: Chicago's Top Cop Cooking the Books on Declining Crime Rate

Since the beginning of 2014 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Gary McCarthy have been touting a declining crime rate in the Windy City, but according to a new report by Chicago Magazine , they may be cooking the books.

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Hispanic Business

Lucas Museum Site Selection Task Force Announces Public Hearing and Online Forum for Public Comment

The public hearing will take place at the has launched a website with a comment submission form at www.cityofchicago.org/LucasMuseum .

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Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How The Taxi Industry Can Save Itself From Uber

There's a fierce fight between ride-sharing startups and the taxi companies raging around the country, and I think I know a way to make peace, let both sides walk away with a win, and, most important, give the riding public the best of all worlds.

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Related Topix: Online Music, Steve Jobs, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Will Choose Chicago turn to foreign puppets to attract tourists?

A rendering of what Redmoon's Great Chicago Fire Festival on the Chicago River could look like when it debuts in October.

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CBS Local

Mayor Emanuel To Return $8,200 Expense For Obama Inaugural

After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer's dime, the mayor's office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense.

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Hyperallergic

Art Movements

Novelist Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez - prolific author of One Hundred Years of Solitude and other works that mixed the mythical with the real of Latin America - died at the age of 87 .

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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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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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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

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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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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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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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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