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  • Yelp to open Chicago office, hire 300

    Yelp, the San Francisco-based business-review company, said it will hire 300 people in Chicago over the next year or so, mostly to work in sales, as it moves in January into leased space in the Merchandise Mart. The 10-year-old company has agreed to...
  • Chicago firefighters fight hiring preference for CPS grads

    Chicago firefighters fight hiring preference for CPS grads
    A group of Chicago firefighters has hired a lawyer in anticipation of a possible legal challenge to a city hiring policy that will give graduates of Chicago public high schools an advantage in an upcoming Fire Department exam. The firefighters say the...
  • Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable

    Application fee for U.S. citizenship is unaffordable
    With just a few legislative days left for the 113th Congress before the November elections, it is clear that House Republicans will ignore the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate last year. Even when the business, labor,...
  • Chicago's red light camera system has lost credibility

    Chicago's red light camera system has lost credibility
    The federal indictment announced Wednesday described Martin O'Malley as a "customer liaison" between Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. and its biggest U.S. client, the city of Chicago. A more accurate job title would be "alleged bagman." Prosecutors say O'...
  • Tribune poll: Daley gets blame for city's financial condition

    Tribune poll: Daley gets blame for city's financial condition
    Far more Chicago voters believe former Mayor Richard M. Daley is more responsible for the city's ongoing financial woes than his successor, according to a new Chicago Tribune poll. At the same time, a strong majority of those surveyed continue to...
  • Chicago Tribune poll: Support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel falling fast in Chicago

    Chicago Tribune poll: Support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel falling fast in Chicago
    Chicago voters have grown sharply dissatisfied with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's job performance and have signaled a willingness to support his most prominent potential challenger, a new Chicago Tribune poll has found. Facing concerns over crime, education...
  • Chicago red light camera operators busted

    Chicago red light camera operators busted
    A program that was pitched to us here in Chicago, (with a straight face, no less), by Mayor Rahm Emanuel as 'for the kids' and 'for safety'. When, in fact, it was for the money. Always here for the money. Well, more indictments are coming down on...
  • City announces winners of new 'Fifth Star' cultural awards

    City announces winners of new 'Fifth Star' cultural awards
    Choreographer Lou Conte and pianist Ramsey Lewis are among Chicago arts figures who will receive the first Fifth Star Awards, to be presented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events at the Pritzker...
  • City, Sox to host party for Jackie Robinson West team in Little League World Series

    City, Sox to host party for Jackie Robinson West team in Little League World Series
    A team of young baseball players from Chicago will have the city's eyes upon them as they compete in the Little League World Series on Thursday. The city will host an outdoor viewing party in a South Side park as the Jackie Robinson West all-stars...
  • Washington Park special taxing district plan advances

    Washington Park special taxing district plan advances
    A key city panel on Tuesday signed off on a plan to create a special taxing district on the South Side despite fears of some Washington Park residents that the plan could force them out of their homes. The proposal would put a tax-increment financing...
  • O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike

    O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport has seen a spike in cargo volume during the first half of the year, adding to evidence that the freight business at O’Hare is recovering from the deep nationwide recession, an official said. Air cargo...