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  • Community invited to vote on Fountain Square's new look

    Community invited to vote on Fountain Square's new look
    Evanston officials have made headway on a design plan for Evanston's Fountain Square, the city's "Town Center," located at the intersection of Davis Street and Orrington and Sherman avenues. They now hope community members will provide feedback on the...
  • Emanuel tries to counter Republican donor criticism with 'love' ads

    Emanuel tries to counter Republican donor criticism with 'love' ads
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday sought to deflect criticism about his $20 million campaign fund stocked with six-figure contributions from wealthy Republican donors by highlighting the support he's received from several unions. The mayor joined members...
  • Aurora City Council honors Whitey Peters

    Aurora City Council honors Whitey Peters
    As his fellow Aurora aldermen were presenting John "Whitey" Peters with a retirement gift, a few tears appeared in the 12-year, 5th Ward alderman's eyes. "Not all Republicans cry," he said. "Just me and John Boehner." The Speaker of the U.S. House...
  • Garcia hits Los Angeles looking for campaign cash

    Garcia hits Los Angeles looking for campaign cash
    Standing in front of an upright piano in a large, wood-floored living room, challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia told several dozen campaign donors seated in folding chairs that he would put an end to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's "corporate agenda." "We are...
  • Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel

    Meeks pulls about-face, backs Emanuel
    Four years ago, controversial Rev. James Meeks skewered mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel, saying he wasn't out for the best interests of black voters. "Ask any African-American leaders about that. They will tell you he had a role in keeping African-...
  • What would Chuy do??? The better question is, What has Rahm done?

    What would Chuy do??? The better question is, What has Rahm done?
    Chicago is hemorrhaging cash, with impossible sums of money owed after the mayoral election, and little but smoke and sweet dreams on how to pay for it. What's absolutely amazing is that the mayoral campaign at this stage isn't a referendum on Mayor...
  • CPS group rips 'Magic' custodian deal, contributions to Emanuel campaign

    CPS group rips 'Magic' custodian deal, contributions to Emanuel campaign
    The head of a Chicago Public Schools principals' group again condemned privatized school custodian contracts Thursday, including an $80 million deal connected to NBA Hall of Famer Earvin "Magic" Johnson, another of whose firms has since donated $250,000...
  • 'Magic' Johnson and the mayor: $250,000 donated after $80 million CPS deal

    'Magic' Johnson and the mayor: $250,000 donated after $80 million CPS deal
    A week before the February city election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood alongside Earvin "Magic" Johnson and his billionaire business partner to announce their $10 million donation for a summer jobs program in the city's toughest neighborhoods. The event...
  • Talk of the County: Mayor's suicide comment was inappropriate

    Talk of the County: Mayor's suicide comment was inappropriate
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com Suicide is not a joke Regarding...
  • By 6:15, the debate between Emanuel and Garcia was as good as over

    By 6:15, the debate between Emanuel and Garcia was as good as over
    You knew it would come, everybody knew it would come: How can City Hall make a mandatory $550 million payment to police and fire pension funds? Sure enough, kaboom, first question. What followed was Monday evening's mayoral debate, reduced to its essence:...
  • Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate

    Emanuel, Garcia to meet in first one-on-one debate
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will meet Monday evening for the first of three scheduled head-to-head debates before the April 7 runoff election. The hourlong debate will be televised live at 6 p.m. on WMAQ-Ch. 5 and in Spanish on...