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  1. South Loop hotel development vote back on after unionization snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago aldermen on Wednesday are set to consider granting zoning approval for a boutique South Loop hotel proposal that hit a bump over negotiations between the builder and a labor union that wants an agreement guaranteeing the right to organize hotel workers. McHugh Construction will present plans to the City Council Zoning Committee to build a 500-room hotel and adjacent six-story data center near Cermak Road and Indiana Avenue.

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  2. Theater picks for Fall 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    What are you going to see this fall? Our top 10 includes Smokefall, King Lear, Mary Poppins and Native Son. Summer exits, if it ever entered.

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  3. Spire bankruptcy nears end, new investor emergesRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A bankruptcy reorganization plan for the company behind the Chicago Spire was confirmed in federal court Tuesday, as a new potential investment partner emerged in developer Garrett Kelleher's quest to complete the famously unfinished project. Chicago Spire developer Garrett Kelleher is free to pursue other financial backers to try and get his company out of bankruptcy and potentially restart the project.

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  4. Illinois employers plan to lay off 600 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    U.S. job openings rose to their highest level in more than 13 years in August even as hiring fell, the U.S. Department of Labor said. WASHINGTON - U.S. job openings rose to their highest level in more than 13 years in August even as hiring fell, the U.S. Department of Labor said.

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  5. Burger joints stacking up in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Angela Williams visits the Checkers at 4320 W. North Ave. in Chicago. When that store opened in June 2013, it shattered company records for an opening, according to a Checkers official.

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  6. Michelle Obama back home to raise money, rally troops for QuinnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    First Lady Michelle Obama, seen here in June 2012, will rally voters for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn today at the UIC Pavilion. First Lady Michelle Obama, seen here in June 2012, will rally voters for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn today at the UIC Pavilion.

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  7. Chicago Fire Festival fizzle not alone among city's arts dudsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Mike Royko, the late, great Chicago columnist, captured the anticlimax of the statue's public unveiling beautifully. This excerpt gives just the merest flavor of a column that deserves to be read in full: "The silence grew.

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  8. Ald. Burke calls Great Chicago Fire Festival a 'fiasco'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    One of several house sculptures burns on the Chicago River during Redmoon Theater's Great Chicago Fire Festival. One of several house sculptures burns on the Chicago River during Redmoon Theater's Great Chicago Fire Festival.

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  9. Divvy membership discount offered to many college studentsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    City officials announced a new program Monday offering discounted Divvy memberships to students at some colleges in Chicago. Students at some Chicago colleges will be able to get cheaper annual memberships to the city's bike rental program under a plan being launched Monday.

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  10. Uptown's 'living street': Argyle to become more pedestrian friendlyRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Drivers, bikers and pedestrians will share the road on Argyle between Sheridan and Broadway in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood by the end of summer 2015 as part of Uptown's proposal to create a "shared street." Drivers, bikers and pedestrians will share the road on Argyle between Sheridan and Broadway in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood by the end of summer 2015 as part of Uptown's proposal to create a "shared street."

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  11. Quinn job training groups returning moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Pat Quinn's grant program that began before his 2010 election has been under scrutiny. Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn spent nearly $5 million on special job training grants as part of a sweeping anti-violence program he quickly launched during his 2010 campaign, but about a third of the community groups that received money had to give some of it back.

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  12. Fire festival organizer: We'll try againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A singed and not-burned-to-the-river floating mansion at the Michigan Av. bridge is evidence of the fizzle that was billed as the Great Fire Festival "Grand Spectacle," by Redmoon Theater Company Saturday night-- one of three floating mansion sculptures that failed to properly ignite, Sunday,... A singed and not-burned-to-the-river floating mansion at the Michigan Av.

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  13. Building owner charged after 2012 fatal Logan Square fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Two firefighters from the Office of Fire Investigation and a Shakespeare District police officer confer outside an apartment building where a 43-year-old man died in October 2012. Two firefighters from the Office of Fire Investigation and a Shakespeare District police officer confer outside an apartment building where a 43-year-old man died in October 2012.

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  14. Emanuel asking city 'sister agencies' to join $13 minimum wage pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, at a neighborhood meeting in July, is trying to drum up widespread support for a $13 an hour minimum wage. He is calling on "sister agencies" to back raising the minimum wage.

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  15. Hot Doug's: The exit interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Doug Sohn, owner of Hot Doug's, closes his popular restaurant after 13-plus years on Friday. Doug Sohn on closing Hot Doug's: "There's a real appeal of closing because I can, not because I have to."

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  16. Friends remember mom and daughter, 7, found killed on NW SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Ania Kosinska, 34, left, and her daughter Victoria Kotlinski, 7, were found dead in a home Sunday morning on the Northwest Side and a man is in custody after he claimed that he killed his family, police said. Ania Kosinska, 34, left, and her daughter Victoria Kotlinski, 7, were found dead in a home Sunday morning on the Northwest Side and a man is in custody after he claimed that he killed his family, police said.

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  17. Cab businessman charged with using 'salvage' cars in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A Chicago used-car broker and taxi company executive was arrested today on charges he fraudulently obtained clean titles on at least 180 salvaged or rebuilt vehicles that were later illegally used as registered cabs in the city. Alexander Igolnikov, 67, of Northbrook, was arrested this morning on a five-count indictment charging him with conspiracy, interstate transportation of false automobile titles and possession of false auto titles, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  18. Uber says it'll add jobs as lawmakers mull ride-sharing veto moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Gov. Pat Quinn, at a rally in Chicago last week, vetoed a bill in August that sought to establish statewide ride-share rules. Uber announced today that if industry rules are approved they are prepared to hire more workers.

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  19. Mom: Boy, 13, shot dead running from gang members. 'Quit doing this'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    Thirteen-year-old Demureye Macon was known as a jokester who loved to dance and rap and hang out at a tiny playground four blocks from his house in Marquette Park. The tall and lanky teen tried to run, but he was struck in the chest just steps away from the playground in Montgomery Park at the corner of 66th Street and Talman Avenue, his mother Tawana Macon said.

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  20. Divvy back on track for Evanston and Oak ParkRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    A bicyclist straps on a helmet before renting a Divvy bike on South Dearborn Street on May 21, 2014. A bicyclist rides a Divvy bike heading southbound on Milwaukee Avenue over the Kennedy Expressway on May 21, 2014.

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