53 min ago | Examiner.com
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has threatened to defeat Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015 at the polls for a second-term for the closing of forty-nine schools.
5 hrs ago | Examiner.com
As Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel celebrates his mid-point year in office he also faces a number of controversies that have forced both pundits and citizens to reevaluate, not only his leadership, but also his ability to take the city from deficit to surplus, and to attract, and retain a base of support.
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In 1980, the Chicago Tribune 's Richard C. Longworth wrote this city's epitaph. The steel mills were closing.
13 hrs ago | Salon
Earlier this week, thousands of students and parents and supporters rallied in Chicago to protest plans to shutter 53 public schools, disproportionately affecting black, low-income families .
Chicago's City Council has voted to award Clear Channel Airports a new five-year contract with five one-year extension options to provide indoor digital media programs at O'Hare and Midway International airports.
The Chicago board of education voted Wednesday to close 50 schools and programs, an ambitious plan that has sparked protests and lawsuits and could help define - for better or worse - Mayor Rahm Emanuel's term in office.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seen listening to Toronto Mayor Rob Ford at a sister cities agreement in September last year.
"School reform" is one of those phrases that everybody, it seems, can get behind.
Nine-year-old Asean Johnson delivered a speech at Monday's downtown rally that has already been viewed over 30,000 times on YouTube.
Chicago Public Schools officials were set to vote Wednesday on a controversial plan to close dozens of schools across the city, but some schools will be spared from the list, a CPS official confirms.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel, City officials and labor leaders today announced more than $1.5 billion in roadway, waterway and transit infrastructure projects will be completed during the 2013 construction season and support 6,500 jobs as the city begins the second year of its ambitious Building a New Chicago infrastructure program.
It's hard to ever imagine growing tired of a ferris wheel but one man may never want to see one again after breaking a world record by riding the fairground attraction for two days straight.
Chicago teachers, parents and students are hitting the streets for a third and final day of citywide marches in protest of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to close dozens of schools.
If Chicago politics was a card game and Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn were the players, both men on Monday showed their hands.
The city's all-powerful mayor was ignoring their pleas, so the public students of Chicago felt they had no choice but to walk out of school and march in protest.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today visited the National Restaurant Association Hotel Motel Show, an annual event that has become a rite of spring for restaurateurs around North America.