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  • Vanity Fair ranks Rawlings-Blake among best-dressed mayors in world

    Vanity Fair ranks Rawlings-Blake among best-dressed mayors in world
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ranks among the world's best when it comes to her sartorial choices, according to Vanity Fair. It appears those stiletto heels, sleeveless dresses and statement necklaces have caught the attention of the haute...
  • Jon Stewart weighs in on Trump sign

    Jon Stewart weighs in on Trump sign
    The material was too good to pass up. Comedian Jon Stewart weighed in on the Donald Trump sign debate last night. Trump has been publicly feuding with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over a new sign with his name on the side of the 96-story building he...
  • Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores

    Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores
     Chicago aldermen on Wednesday took a step closer to allowing gun stores in the city, giving preliminary approval to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to heavily regulate firearms retailers. Emanuel introduced the gun store regulations in response to a...
  • Chicago firefighters approve contract hiking pay 11 percent

    Chicago firefighters approve contract hiking pay 11 percent
    Chicago firefighters have approved a new five-year contract with the city that includes 11 percent raises, the firefighters' union president said today. Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 President Thomas Ryan said about 91 percent of the members who...
  • Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare

     Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare
    In April, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood in the newly remodeled Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport, unveiling the sparkling gateway as the newest evidence of Chicago's global status. The project developer predicted international fliers would...
  • Emanuel's minimum wage task force holds hearing

    Emanuel's minimum wage task force holds hearing
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's minimum wage task force will hold another hearing tonight to take the public's pulse on the contentious issue of whether to hike the minimum amount workers can be paid in the city. The working group of aldermen, labor and business...
  • On day of big Emanuel fundraiser, word of a new PAC to back the mayor

    On day of big Emanuel fundraiser, word of a new PAC to back the mayor
    Even as Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared for a big fundraiser tonight featuring former President Bill Clinton as his special guest, word spread of a new effort to boost Emanuel's re-election chances in 2015. A new super political action committee formed by...
  • Trice: Healing the community, family and child

    Trice: Healing the community, family and child
    To some degree — and we can argue just how much — the stigma surrounding mental illness has been diminishing in the larger culture. But Dr. Lamorris Perry will tell you that such progress has been slower among people of color, especially those...
  • Mayor's task force on minimum wage sets first public hearing

    Mayor's task force on minimum wage sets first public hearing
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is raising the profile of the task force he created to talk about increasing the minimum wage, setting the first hearing where members of the working group will go out to hear public input on the idea. The Minimum Wage Working Group...
  • Emanuel to appear on Fallon show tonight

    Emanuel to appear on Fallon show tonight
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will make good tonight on his promise to join funnyman Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show in exchange for Fallon taking a dunk in Lake Michigan during Chicago's historically frigid winter. Fallon invited Emanuel on the show shortly after...
  • Report: No 'Council Wars' with Cook County Board for Preckwinkle

    Report:  No 'Council Wars' with Cook County Board for Preckwinkle
    When it comes to rubber stamp legislative bodies, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has only a slight edge over Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, according to a new report set to be released today by the political science department at the University of...