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  • What other job offers so many adventures?

    What other job offers so many adventures?
    For 23 years, Chicago Tribune photographer Nancy Stone has chronicled the stories of people, presidents and continents. She answered three questions with Trib Nation. What stories stick out? There are so many amazing stories that I have covered over...
  • Food truck stands to start up next week

    Food truck stands to start up next week
    Twenty-one Chicago food truck stands are scheduled to begin operation by the end of next week, city officials told the Tribune and the Stew. Located in Lincoln Park, the Loop, Streeterville, Lakeview, West Town and Wicker Park the stands will allow up to...
  • Q&A with Toni Preckwinkle

    Q&A with Toni Preckwinkle
    — Toni Preckwinkle was a high school history teacher before she embarked on a new career, winning a seat on the Chicago City Council in 1991. During 19 years on the council, she sponsored living wage and affordable housing ordinances. In 2010, she...
  • Another City Council Remap Submitted; Field Hearings To Begin

     
    The Roscoe View Journal reports:
    A new proposed map for Chicago City Council wards was submitted to City Council by the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) yesterday, as the debate over how to readjust ward lines to 2010 Census dat...
  • Chicago City Council to vote today on McCarthy appointment as police superintendent

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:01 a.m. The Chicago City Council today is scheduled to take confirmation votes on several of new Mayor Rahm Emanuel's appointments, including Garry McCarthy as police superintendent. Among the other appointments aldermen will...
  • Chicago City Council passes pot ticket ordinance

    Chicago City Council passes pot ticket ordinance
    The Chicago City Council overwhelmingly voted today to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s  proposal passed 44-3, allowing Chicago police to issue pot-possession tickets starting Aug. 4. The move makes...
  • Joliet toughens synthetic marijuana rules

     
    The Joliet City Council has unanimously approved new rules to stiffen the ban on synthetic marijuana. Police Chief Mike Trafton said that manufacturers are skirting a …...
  • North Chicago police force: Community pressures North Chicago to overhaul police department

     
    The demand for justice was the common theme among dozens of angry citizens who addressed the North Chicago City Council on Thursday seeking reform of …...
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW Ch. 11 Host Joel Weisman with Steve Daniels, Crain’s Chicago Business;...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review-- Guest host Carol Marin with Greg Hinz, Crain’s Chicago Business; Linda...
  • Joliet taps state program to collect parking debt

     
    Joliet officials hope to intercept $100,000 in the next year from income tax refunds that would be going to Illinois residents who have unpaid debt …...