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  • Chicago Tribune poll: Vast majority of Chicago voters back $13 minimum wage

    Chicago Tribune poll: Vast majority of Chicago voters back $13 minimum wage
    More than 4 out of 5 voters back Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to significantly increase Chicago's minimum wage in the coming years, even as it remains unclear whether the plan will ever be called for a City Council vote. Support for raising the city'...
  • Hundreds at Chicago viewing party cheer Jackie Robinson All Stars to victory

    Hundreds at Chicago viewing party cheer Jackie Robinson All Stars to victory
    It came down to the bottom of the sixth and final inning, and the hundreds of people at Jackie Robinson Park who had roared as Chicago’s home team retook the lead more than once waited to see whether the boys would give them another reason to cheer....
  • Emanuel touts graffiti removal efficiency

    Emanuel touts graffiti removal efficiency
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel says city crews are removing graffiti at a faster rate because of changes in how they operate. From June through early August, city graffiti crews responded to resident requests for removal in under four days on average, compared...
  • City may sell downtown parking lots, garage

     City may sell downtown parking lots, garage
    The city is considering selling downtown parking lots it owns. According to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office, the city will look into "selling up to three parking lots and a one-story parking garage in River North currently used by 80 city employees."...
  • Series watch party in Jackie Robinson Park

    The city of Chicago will host a watch party again tonight when Jackie Robinson West faces off against a team from Cumberland, Rhode Island, in the Little League World Series. As was the case  Sunday, when Jackie Robinson West fell 13-2 to a team from...
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Chicagoans want changes on red light camera program

    Chicago Tribune poll: Chicagoans want changes on red light camera program
    More than nine out of 10 Chicago voters think changes should be made to the city's red light camera program, but they are split on whether the beleaguered system should be eliminated or improved with better management and oversight, a Chicago Tribune poll...
  • End discrimination in hiring Chicago firefighters

    End discrimination in hiring Chicago firefighters
    Ten years ago this summer, Chicago debated preferential treatment for some firefighters. In the wake of a killer fire at an office building owned by Cook County, a commission headed by former federal Appellate Judge Abner Mikva not only criticized several...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Chicago Rahm and Err Show

    Chicago Rahm and Err Show
    This is the weekend of the Chicago Air and Water Show. Which corresponds with a Chicago Tribune poll showing Mayor Rahm Emanuel unready for take-off. 
  • Law-abiding drivers get along fine

    A letter writer recently proposed that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared war on drivers and is balancing the budget on their backs. I drive in the city, yet can find no reason to agree with either of those statements. Of course, I drive the posted speed...
  • Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations

    Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations
    Owners of eight Wrigley Field rooftop clubs sued the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission Thursday, asking a judge to throw out the panel's unanimous decision last month to allow the Cubs to erect seven outfield signs that the businesses say...