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  • 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. 
  • Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future

    Exelon, politics and Illinois' low-carbon future
    As a series of policy meetings kicks off Monday in Chicago to begin hashing out a plan to cut carbon emissions in Illinois, Chicago-based Exelon is busy pulling political strings to ensure it is rewarded financially for its nuclear power plants, which...
  • Tribune poll: Voters give Emanuel low marks on his school policies

    Tribune poll: Voters give Emanuel low marks on his school policies
    After a teachers strike, school closings and widespread budget cuts, city voters are increasingly frustrated with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of Chicago Public Schools, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed...
  • Jackie Robinson West makes Chicago proud

    Jackie Robinson West makes Chicago proud
    There was a moment of pause during Thursday's Little League World Series game after Chicago's Pierce Jones slammed his second home run over the fence. The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars had cranked the score up to 10-2 by the top of the third inning,...
  • Emanuel blames economy for low poll numbers

    Emanuel blames economy for low poll numbers
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today suggested that the sharp dissatisfaction Chicago voters showed toward him in a new Chicago Tribune poll is tied to a sluggish economy, making no mention of his controversial decision to close dozens of schools or the city’...
  • Emanuel uses Little League team to try for campaign boost

    Emanuel uses Little League team to try for campaign boost
    It’s often noted that Mayor Rahm Emanuel once proclaimed it’s politically wise to “never let a serious crisis go to waste.” Now, it appears he’s applying the same principle to success. In an email message sent out yesterday...