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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Mayor Emanuel silence on the red light camera rip-off scandal continues

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is refusing to speak about Chicago's red light camera scandal for a fifth day in a row, according to the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday.

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

4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Council closer to complying with do-not-hire list

Chicago aldermen today moved closer to agreeing not to hire workers who had been fired by the city for misconduct or left City Hall while facing allegations later deemed credible.

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8 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Summit Aims to Tackle Chicago Gang Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago's police superintendent and community leaders Monday for a closed-door meeting to solve the city's crime epidemic.

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13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago

The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of sleepless residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport by installing more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs, officials are expected to announce Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Federal Aviation Administration

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Chicago

Emanuel Gets Labor Union Love

When Rahm Emanuel held a press conference to herald the ground-breaking of Wolf Point West Tower -- a 48-story, $160 million development on the Chicago River -- Tom Villanova, president of the Chicago and Cook County Building and Construction Trades Council, and Jorge Ramirez, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, took the stage to sing the ... (more)

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News Max

John Gizzi: Rahm Emanuel Will Feel Heat From Chicago Gunfire

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will soon feel the political heat generated by the ongoing web of gun violence plaguing the Windy City, Newsmax's chief political columnist John Gizzi says.

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4029TV.com

47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet

After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.

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Pam's House Blend

Memo Reveals Rahm Emanuel Advised President Clinton To Achieve 'Record Deportations'

On November 20th, 1996, Rahm Emanuel had an idea. Amidst the joy of the re-election of his friend and mentor, President Bill Clinton, Emanuel saw an opportunity for the president to help the Democratic Party maintain a perceived "parity" with the GOP on crime - record deportations .

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The Independent

Chicago under fire: 40 shot in one weekend as gun violence surges

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces City To Receive Federal Funds To Help At-Risk Youth

More than 3,100 students will be reached during the 2014-15 school year for Becoming a Man and Match programs CHICAGO Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued the below statement following President Barack Obama's announcement on Monday that the City of Chicago, Chicago Public Schools , and the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Urban Education Lab will receive ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Youth, Alternative, Barack Obama, US Senate, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Daily Herald

Chicago sets up affordable housing task force

Associated Press Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office says a task force has been created in an effort to increase the number of affordable housing units in the city.

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Chicago Tribune

Aldermen to call for watchdog probe, possibly red light refunds

A group of Chicago aldermen is planning to call on City Hall's top watchdog to launch an audit of the city's red light camera system with an eye toward issuing refunds to anyone who has been wrongly ticketed.

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Townhall

Obama Gives Trillions for Wall Street, Not a Dime to Stop Murder in Black Chicago Neighborhoods

When president Obama was lifted to the presidency promising hope and change, no community was more hopeful than the black community.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Emanuel Fights Sagging Chicago Polls With Fundraising Juggernaut

More than three years after President Barack Obama's former chief of staff cruised into City Hall, they're instead asking if the middle finger-flipping mayor and legendary political tactician just might fail to win re-election in the nation's third-most populous city.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Chicago, IL, Lakeview (Chicago, IL), US House of Representatives

Illinois Entertainer

Stage Buzz - Review: Phish

After last year's experience, Mayor Rahm Emanuel must have lobbied Tom Skilling.

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Hot Air

Just another weekend in the gun free zone of Chicago

So how's that whole gun free zone thing in Chicago working out? Even though they came close to setting a new record over the 4th of July, things in the Windy City aren't slowing down much.

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Off the Kuff

More on the partisan lines of the Uber fight

From Wonkblog , another interesting look at how the fight over the so-called "sharing economy", in particular transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft, is playing out nationally.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ruben Navarrette: Gov. O'Malley attacked for showing heart

SAN DIEGO – Just when you think the Obama administration can't sink any lower, someone puts in a basement.

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The Marion Star

Chicago crime poses political headaches

CHICAGO a?? Even with overall crime rates in decline, a wave of gun violence here is ramping up the political pressure on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he prepares for a reelection campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Violent Crime

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Capitol Fax Blog

Raoul utterly perplexed at story

In the wake of Cook County Board Chairman Toni Preckwinkle's hasty exit as a possible mayoral contender, Sneed is told there is a move to fill the void with two male contenders in the black community: State Sen. Kwame Raoul and former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Jr. I called Kwame today and he said he'd been asked by a Sun-Times reporter ... (more)

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