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  1. Victory for Movement: Chicago Agrees to Reparations for Police Torture SurvivorsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Pam's House Blend

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, his administration and lawyers and police torture survivors announced at a city council finance committee hearing that they had agreed upon a package for reparations. The package includes $5.5 million for survivors, public acknowledgment of torture and other non-financial benefits that will help families of survivors heal.

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  2. Construction on NFL's Draft Town set to begin next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | ChicagoSports.com

    ... Chicago, the local tourism agency, spoke of the collaborative effort to bring the draft to Chicago by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Bears. Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus will announce one of the Bears' picks as more than 50 NFL greats will ...

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  3. Editorial: A big step toward justice for police torture victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    But it is possible to make a generous and enlightened effort at atonement, and that's what Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council did Tuesday by agreeing to create a $5.5 million reparations fund for victims tortured by former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

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  4. Analysis: Emanuel closes the book on Burge era in a way defensive Daley couldn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... cost taxpayers nearly $100 million, let alone compensate torture victims who got nothing. On Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel did all of that and more in his most significant break yet with the predecessor and former political mentor he refuses to name. ...

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  5. Emanuel appoints second-term transition teamRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Transition teams are normally reserved for politicians who are about to assume elected office - not Chicago mayors re-elected to a second term. But Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not taking the road well-traveled.

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  6. Burke tries to loosen rules on nudity at Chicago strip clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Chicago Tribune

    ... VIP's, A Gentlemen's Club, on the Near North Side, serves alcohol, according to city officials. In 2013, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration accepted a $2.5 million settlement from VIP's in a case involving a long-running dispute over how much skin ...

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  7. Mayor Announces Support for Reparations for Survivors of Chicago Police TortureRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Indybay.org

    After months of work by survivors and stakeholders, including Chicago Torture Justice Memorials , Amnesty International USA, Project NIA and We Charge Genocide, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his support for a proposed ordinance that would provide reparations to survivors of Chicago Police torture during the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s. The ordinance will be introduced to the Chicago City Council tomorrow.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Chicago Plans Reparations Fund For Victims Of Police Torture In '70s, '80sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is supporting a proposed $5.5 million reparations package for victims of police torture in the 1970s and '80s. NPR's Cheryl Corley tells our Newscast unit that more than 100 people are eligible for reparations, including money and counseling, for their treatment at the hands of former police commander Jon Burge and his officers.

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

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    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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  18. Chicago to make reparations to police torture victimsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WHTC

    Chicago will pay $5.5 million reparations to dozens of victims of police torture in the 1970s and 1980s and their family members, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen announced on Tuesday. The city also will provide psychological counseling, job placement aid and other services to victims of torture under disgraced former Chicago police Commander Jon Burge, according to an ordinance that is expected to be passed by the City Council in an upcoming meeting.

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  19. 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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  20. Chicago to pay reparations to police torture victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Windsor Beacon

    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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