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2 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Aldermen move to ban plastic bags

With self-congratulation but no debate, Chicago aldermen agreed Thursday to ban plastic bags but exempt restaurants and small independent retailers in a move that will require consumers to dramatically change their shopping habits.

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6 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Rahm Emanuel's $250 Million Property Tax Hike: Got a Less Painful Proposal?

Chicago aldermen are scrambling for less agonizing alternatives to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to raise property taxes by $250 million in order to cushion two underfunded pensions for city employees.

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8 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Emanuel fires back at Rauner for anti-property tax robo-calls

Mayor Rahm Emanuel lashed out at his buddy Bruce Rauner on Thursday for attempting to torpedo the mayor's plan to raise property taxes by $250 million to save two city employee pension funds.

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12 hrs ago | City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel and CPS Ceo Byrd-Bennett Announce Plans for New...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett today announced plans to build a new selective enrollment high school for School Year 2017-18 that will be named the Barack Obama College Preparatory High School.

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14 hrs ago | CBS Local

Study Shows Freshman On-Track Program Boosting CPS Grad Rates

Mayor Emanuel says new research from the University of Chicago is evidence that the city's school system has gone from the worst in the nation to the biggest turnaround story.

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16 hrs ago | City of Chicago

Statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the FDA Taking First Step Toward Regulating E-Cigarettes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mayor's Press Office 312.744.3334 press@cityofchicago.org "I applaud today's decision by the federal government to follow Chicago's lead and take a step toward regulating e-cigarettes as tobacco products.

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16 hrs ago | City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Chicago Public High Schools On Track To 82 Percent Graduation Rate

University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research Reports On-Track Graduation Rate Rises 25 Percent with CPS Strategy to Reducing Course Failure in Ninth Grade Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research announced today that the Chicago Public Schools' new targeted strategy to reduce course ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | CNN

Despite bloody weekend, Chicago's murder rate is down, chief says

If you read the headlines out of Chicago this past Easter weekend -- more than 40 shot, including nine killed -- you might be surprised to learn that the city's homicide rate is still trending downward, according to the police chief.

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17 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

FDA taking steps to regulate e-cigarettes

Federal health authorities are coming out with restrictions on popular e-cigarettes, vapor sticks that smokers use to try to kick the habit.

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19 hrs ago | Belleville News Democrat

Conned again in Illinois

Will the people of Illinois ever wake up and realize what a bunch of incompetent con artists we have running our state? Our wonderful Democratic legislature and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have decided to spend $100 million of our money, which we don't have, to help build a library in Chicago for our incompetent president.

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23 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

Ari Emanuel's stake in ride-share firm raises uber questions

Google "Ari Emanuel" and "uber," and you'll find frequent references to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's brother as the "Hollywood uber-agent" for many of the world's most popular entertainers.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Dozens attend hearing on luring Lucas museum to Chicago

About 100 citizens interested in luring George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia to Chicago spoke at a Wednesday night public hearing held by a task force trying to find a local site for the museum.

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WSJ Media and Advertising

Rahm Emanuel Attends the Joyce Theater Foundation's Spring Gala

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel jumped into the New York dance scene on Tuesday night at the Joyce Theater Foundation 's spring gala.

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Daily Kos

Pushback is building after privatization horror stories spread

Privatization horror stories are not new, but there is something new coming out of them: pushback against reckless privatization of public property and services.

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Townhall

Despite Gun Sales Being Banned in Chicago, Police Superintendent...

Last night on The Kelly File, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul discussed the recent and ongoing rash of violence in the Windy City.

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Government Executive

City and State Officials Are Getting More Skeptical of Privatization

A few years ago, Chicago residents accustomed to parking on the street got a rude shock.

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City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces One Million Divvy Trips

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that in just nine months of operations, Chicagoans and visitors have taken more than one million individual trips on Divvy, Chicago's bike share system, passing the milestone on Tuesday.

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My FOX Chicago

Chicago 'the real deal' for George Lucas museum

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is attempting to bring a pretty epic George Lucas collection to Chicago and he has put together a task force to make sure this happens.

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My FOX Chicago

8 shot across Chicago in less than seven hours

One day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel decried the rash of shootings over the Easter holiday weekend, another eight people were shot across the city in less than seven hours.

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NBC Chicago

17 Things That Will Happen Before Schools Get Air Conditioning

APRIL 13: An air-conditioning unit is tested in a revoloutionary and environmentally-friendly housing estate April 13, 2007 in Sydney, Australia.

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