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  • State acquires Will County airfield in step toward new large airport

    State acquires Will County airfield in step toward new large airport
    The state has paid $34 million to acquire a private airfield in Will County that occupies a small part of the almost 6,000-acre footprint that is envisioned as the first phase of a large commercial airport to be built in the south suburbs, officials...
  • Englewood Whole Foods store represents bet by Emanuel, company

    Englewood Whole Foods store represents bet by Emanuel, company
    With the turn of a couple shovels Tuesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Whole Foods co-CEO Walter Robb launched a socioeconomic experiment in one of Chicago’s most downtrodden neighborhoods. The groundbreaking at 63rd and Halsted streets marks a $22...
  • Owners of Fulton Market buildings ask mayor to drop landmarking plan

    Owners of Fulton Market buildings ask mayor to drop landmarking plan
    About 50 business and property owners gathered in the parking lot of meatpacker Quality Foods on Tuesday afternoon to call on the mayor to withdraw a proposal to landmark sections of Fulton Market and Randolph Street. Tuesday's news conference was...
  • June: A month rich in Moutza contenders, 'dead broke' or otherwise

    June: A month rich in Moutza contenders, 'dead broke' or otherwise
    Who wins June's coveted Moutza of the Month? Competition was so intense that agitated readers started a Moutza Fight Club on social media while nominating the contenders. But the last thing America needs is an angry posse of Moutza nominators...
  • Progress in Englewood

    Progress in Englewood
    On a muddy plot of land off 63rd Street and across from Kennedy-King College, Mayor Emanuel and local leaders broke ground Tuesday on a new Whole Foods slated to open in spring 2016. The 18,000-square-foot market, which is expected to generate about 100...
  • Chicago should crack down on fireworks this Fourth of July

    If Mayor Rahm Emanuel is looking for an issue to boost his coming campaign for re-election, a crackdown on fireworks would be just right.  The great majority of Chicagoans are sick of hearing the nightly noise around July 4.  For every person who...
  • Emanuel super PAC gets nearly $1 million in one day

    Emanuel super PAC gets nearly $1 million in one day
    Some of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s biggest campaign donors dropped $950,000 in one day into a new super political action committee created to help back his run for re-election in 2015. Illinois election law caps the amount individuals can contribute to...
  • Emanuel, Holder laud CPS safety record

    Emanuel, Holder laud CPS safety record
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel brought in Attorney General Eric Holder Wednesday to help make the case that Chicago Public Schools students were safer during the recent academic year than they were before Emanuel made the controversial decision to close dozens of...
  • Red-Purple modernization project gets initial batch of federal funds

    Red-Purple modernization project gets initial batch of federal funds
    Update: U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was in Chicago on Thursday with Mayor Rahm Emanuel formally announce the grant. The CTA will receive a $35 million grant as the initial federal seed money for the $4.7 billion reconstruction of the...
  • Mayor to discuss violence prevention efforts in Englewood

    Mayor to discuss violence prevention efforts in Englewood
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will continue focusing on violence prevention in Chicago this morning with a meeting in Englewood. The mayor will meet with "faith groups and community organizations" at Kennedy-King College "to discuss joint efforts to combat gun...
  • Illinois State Police to join CPD in searching for fugitives

    Illinois State Police to join CPD in searching for fugitives
    Chicagoans could soon start seeing a new law enforcement presence in some parts of the city. The Illinois State Police will send 40 troopers to join Chicago police as part of teams that will try to catch fugitives, Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm...