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  1. S.C. Johnson & Son Inc. donates $1 million for Chicago Architectural BiennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Business Journal

    ... current CEO of the company largely controlled by his family, presented the $1 million check to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday. The inaugural Chicago Architectural Biennial, an idea that Emanuel pursued, will debut Oct. 3 and extend through ...

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  2. Torture victims to get $5.5 million from Chicago policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Russia Taday

    The city of Chicago says it will pay $5.5 million to compensate victims who were tortured by law enforcement under the administration of a former top cop. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Monday that he is endorsing a proposed deal that establishes a $5.5 million reparations package, which the Windy City will make available to people who suffered in the 1970s and 1980s under former police commander Jon Burge and his officers.

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  3. Fed official hints many cities to follow Detroit bankruptcy roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Russia Taday

    ... according to the Civic Federation. Chicago received a warning just last week -- the same week it reelected Rahm Emanuel as mayor -- from Standard & Poor's over its debts, as the city has $8.3 billion in general obligation bond debt. "In our view, if ...

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  4. Adventures in Architecture: Chicago Architecture Biennial's Lineup Looks StellarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Curbed

    Underneath the sparkling Tiffany Dome of the Chicago Cultural Center this morning, organizers for the Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the initial participants for the inaugural gathering, set to begin October 3. As speakers including architect Jeanne Gang and Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed the significance of the event, co-artistic directors Sarah Herda and Joseph Grima introduced roughly a dozen of the 63 architects and studios participating, ranging from London's Assemble, pioneers of pop-up architecture, and NLE, the Lagos-based studio that built the Makoko Floating School, to Tokyo-based Atelier Bow-Wow, famous for putting an amusement park atop an Austrian department store.

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  5. Obama's failing grade on education: Contrived crisis, cronyismRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Washington Times

    ... systems for over a decade. Before taking over as mayor of Chicago , President Obama's handpicked candidate Rahm Emanuel famously remarked (ostensibly with reference to the national economy), "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what ...

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  6. Chicago to pay reparations to police torture victimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Central Ohio

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that the city has reached an agreement to provide a sweeping package of reparations to victims of a notorious Chicago police commander who for decades ran a torture ring against suspects. Police officers under former Chicago police commander Jon Burge used electrical shock, burning and mock executions to elicit confessions from suspects, mostly African-American, from the early 1970s through the early 1990s.

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  7. Chicago offers reparations to police torture victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Victims of police torture under former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge would receive an apology and access to a $5.5 million fund under a reparations package that Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a number of Chicago aldermen proposed Tuesday. More than 100 people have accused Burge and officers under his command of shocking, suffocating and beating them into giving false confessions in the 1970s and 1980s.

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  8. Mayor Emanuel Launches Second Term Transition CommitteeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today launched a transition committee tasked with engaging residents on a series of key issues and building on the agenda outlined during his campaign. The transition committee's public process will include multiple venues for public engagement, and some opportunities for direct participation by the mayor and his City Hall leadership team.

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  9. That Didn't Take LongRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Glittering Eye

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is expected to announce her candidacy for president within the next few weeks, is not only this/close to Mayor Rahm Emanuel - but if she's elected, it's expected the Rahmster would become a member of her cabinet.

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  10. Chicago Architecture Biennial: Chicago Architecture Biennial's Lineup Looks StellarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Curbed

    Underneath the sparkling Tiffany Dome of the Chicago Cultural Center this morning, organizers for the Chicago Architecture Biennial announced the initial participants for the inaugural gathering, set to begin October 3. As speakers including architect Jeanne Gang and Mayor Rahm Emanuel discussed the significance of the event, co-artistic directors Sarah Herda and Joseph Grima introduced roughly a dozen of the 63 architects and studios participating , ranging from London's Assemble , pioneers of pop-up architecture, and NLE , the Lagos-based studio that built the Makoko Floating School, to Tokyo-based Atelier Bow-Wow , famous for putting an amusement park atop an Austrian department store.

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  11. ChicagoCity establishes $5.5 million fund for Burge torture victims...Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel agreed Tuesday to create a $5.5 million "reparations" fund to compensate victims allegedly tortured by convicted Area 2 Commander Jon Burge. The compensation was negotiated with and agreed to by attorneys representing torture victims who couldn't sue because the statute of limitations has run out.

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  12. Opinion: The Value of CloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NBC Chicago

    Even though Illinois, the county of Cook, and the city of Chicago are all in horrible financial shape, the dollar value of clout hasn't appeared to devalue in the least. Our elected officials and city principals like to talk about reform and transparency, but they also like to enjoy the benefits of unchecked power.

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  13. Mayor Emanuel, Aldermen, and Representatives of Burge Victims...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Howard Brookins , Chairman of the City Council Black Caucus, Alderman Joe Moore , Alderman Joe Moreno , and representatives of a number of victims of disgraced former police commander Jon Burge today announced a sweeping reparations package for the individuals Burge abused and tortured prior to being fired from the police department in 1993. The package, which will be introduced to the City Council on Wednesday, is the culmination of months of work and meetings with stakeholders and representatives of Burge victims, including Chicago Torture Justice Memorials and Amnesty International, USA.

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  14. NewsBustedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | BizzyBlog.com

    Topics: - Hillary Clinton - Iran Nuke Deal - Senator Rand Paul - Rahm Emanuel Re-elected - U.N. Security Council - Yemen - Climate Change - Madonna - Ellen DeGeneres Split "President Obama is praising a nuclear deal with Iran, although it's not actually a deal. It's more like an outline of a template of a framework of blueprint of a rough draft of a deal."

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  15. Emanuel backs Burge reparations ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... leaves the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago on June 29, 2010. (JosA M. Osorio / Chicago Tribune) Mayor Rahm Emanuel is backing a $5.5 million reparations package for victims of torture at the hands of disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. ...

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  16. Presents Free Taxicab Medallion to Winner of - 2014 Taxicab Driver Excellence Award'Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | City of Chicago

    ... service professionals that the City of Chicago is proud to have helping to keep us on the move," said Mayor Rahm Emanuel. "Our disables and senior community relies on the service that David Provides to maintain their independence and enjoy all that ...

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  17. City of Chicago offers $5.5 million reparations package to victims of police tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Star Tribune

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and several Chicago aldermen are offering what they call a reparations package for the victims of torture under the city's former police commander, Jon Burge. The city said Tuesday that the package will include an apology, a $5.5 million fund and city services, such as job training and tuition for victims and their families.

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  18. Aldermen To Discuss Police Torture Reparations ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | CBS Local

    ... relations and participation, so that the Police Department and the community can move forward," he said. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has said he believes something should be done to make things right with police torture victims, but has not explicitly ...

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  19. Emanuel backs Burge reparations ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Tribune

    Rahm Emanuel is backing a $5.5 million reparations package for victims of torture at the hands of disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr.

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  20. Proposed skyscraper could be third-tallest -- or fifth-tallest -- in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... in the Lakeshore East development plan. Magellan co-CEO Joel Carlins has been a major supporter of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, holding a fundraiser for Emanuel at his home last year. On the day of the event and in the weeks that followed, Emanuel's campaign ...

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