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  1. Former health policy adviser Ezekiel Emanuel hits out at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... extended life'. Ezekiel Emanuel, older brother to the president's first chief of staff, current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, says longevity often comes at the expense of quality of life. Writing in the October issue of The Atlantic, the 57-year-old ...

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  2. Mayor Emanuel wants Illinois to reform drug lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | My FOX Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday asked state legislators to make possession of less than 1 gram of any controlled substance a misdemeanor in Illinois and possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana a ticketable offense. Emanuel said in a news release that the Illinois Legislature should reform sentencing laws for low-level drug offenses because it would save taxpayer money and let police focus on more serious crimes.

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  3. Train Spotting: City Breaks Ground on Spacey Looking 95th Street TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Curbed

    Yesterday, the city broke ground on the new 95th Street Terminal in the Roseland neighborhood that is expected to improve CTA bus and train service and act as a major transit hub for the South Side. The $240 million project will replace the original Skidmore, Owings and Merrill designed 95th Street station that was built in 1969 with a more contemporary looking design that could possibly one day double as a spaceport .

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  4. to More Than Double Number of Wheelchair Accessible Taxicabs by 2018Read the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | City of Chicago

    Rideshare ordinance increased mandate and will expand funds dedicated to expand both wheelchair accessible public vehicles and improve services to Chicago's disabled community Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection , and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities announced today that the City is developing a plan to double the number of wheelchair accessible taxicab vehicles by the end of 2018. "This important investment will help ensure that having a disability doesn't mean limited access to taxis and enjoying our great city," said Mayor Emanuel.

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  5. Fallon Roasts President After Chicago Decision To Squash 'Obama High School' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    The late night host railed on Obama in the wake of last week's news that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel quashed plans to name a new $60 million high school after the president. "More bad news for the president: Chicago is reversing its plan to name a high school after President Obama because it received multiple complaints from people in the community," said Fallon.

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  6. From Spreadsheets to Solutions: New Platform Enables Next Generation of Open City DataRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Newswise

    ... data-driven tools for analyzing and improving city services. "An application like Plenario delivers on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's vision of open data as a platform for researchers, residents or organizations to come together and address intractable urban ...

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  7. Emanuel wants to decriminalize pot statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Red Eye Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday plans to call on state lawmakers to decriminalize marijuana possession statewide and to reduce the penalty to a misdemeanor for those caught with 1 gram or less of any controlled substance, according to City Hall sources familiar with the plan. Chicago already passed a law in 2012 that allowed police to issue tickets of $250 to $500 for someone caught with 15 grams or less of pot - the equivalent of about 25 cigarette-sized joints.

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  8. 20 Things David Bowie Discovered Before YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Mashable

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel officially proclaimed Sept. 23 as "David Bowie Day" in honor of the rock star's retrospective exhibit, David Bowie Is... , opening that day at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art.

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  9. Emanuel, McCarthy to appear before state panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | My FOX Chicago

    Chicago's mayor and police superintendent are scheduled to testify Tuesday before a panel looking at new ways to address crime in Illinois communities. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Garry McCarthy are expected to talk about gun violence in Chicago in front of the House-Senate Joint Criminal Reform Committee in downtown Chicago.

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  10. INXPO is Named Among the Top 100 Finalists For the Chicago Innovation AwardsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Digital Post Production

    ... The winners will be invited to ring the NASDAQ Bell in New York City, invited to separate meetings with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Governor Quinn, and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle to discuss their innovation, profiled in Crains Chicago Business, ...

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  11. David Bowie Is Documentary Director Says Film Was an "Incredibly Exciting" ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WJZW-FM Washington

    ... at 10 a.m. CT, and will remain on display there until January 4, 2015. As previously reported, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared that today, September 23, will be "David Bowie Day" in the Windy City in celebration of the opening. The touring ...

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    Sep 23, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Chicago's mayor and police superintendent are scheduled to testify Tuesday before a panel looking at new ways to address crime in Illinois communities. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Garry McCarthy are expected to talk about gun violence in Chicago in front of the House-Senate Joint Criminal Reform Committee in downtown Chicago.

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  13. City plan will more than double taxis for disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Chicago Tribune

    ... years, officials said. "For many of us, taxis are a necessary means of getting from point A to point B," Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, "and more wheelchair-accessible vehicles are a step in the right direction." By the end of 2018, taxi licensees who own ...

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  14. Breaking ground on 95th Street stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Red Eye Chicago

    It's the beginning for the end of the Red Line: The CTA and local officials broke ground Monday on a $240 million renovation of the 95th Street stop, the southernmost point on the Red Line and a hub for both rail and bus riders. In what the CTA is billing as one of its largest station projects, it will increase the size of the Roseland area stop, which will have buildings north and south of 95th Street connected via an enclosed walkway.

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  15. CTA Breaks Ground on New 95th Street Red Line TerminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    Charlie Wojciechowski reports. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday helped break ground on the Chicago Transit Authority's new 95th Street terminal, a $240 million project expected to create 700 construction jobs.

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  16. Stars and 10,000 People Come Out for the Inaugural Food Network in Concert at RaviniaRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Eater

    ... e event benefitted Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign. Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rodkin, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn all declared September 20 Food Network in Concert Day .

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  17. Mayor Emanuel Launches Video Contest to Get Youth Active in the Fight Against Big TobaccoRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Department of Public Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today launched the "Don't Get Burned" public service announcement contest for youth and young adults. Participants between the ages of 9 and 24 can create and upload a unique Instagram, Vine or 30-second video educating their peers about the dangers of smoking.

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  18. Chicago Mayor Race: Fioretti Accepts Responsibility for His Law Firms' Legal TroubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | NBC Chicago

    ... fodder for foes in the mayor's race who might suggest Fioretti isn't a good manager." The No. 1 foe being Mayor Rahm Emanuel, of course. Emanuel seeks a second term in office, and with February's city elections inching closer, competitors are ...

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  19. Poster child for the newly formed Friends of Lucas Museum: Theater on the Lake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Earlier this month, the Chicago Park District announced that it had signed an agreement with George Lucas about how things will work when - um, if - he gets permission to build his Lucas Museum of Narrative Art on its lakefront land . A day later, another announcement about the Lucas Museum arrived in my e-mail.

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  20. Community Leaders, Coca-Cola and Jewel-Osco Kick-Off "Recycle & Win" ContestRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | City of Chicago

    ... around recycling and the Blue Cart program. "Just about one year ago, I stood in my community alongside Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Commissioner Williams to announce the expansion of our City's Blue Cart Recycling Program. The response from residents of ...

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