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  • State, city to rehab homes in Pullman neighborhood

    State, city to rehab homes in Pullman neighborhood
    Historic homes in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood will be rehabbed and financial assistance offered to people to buy them under a $1.9 million plan unveiled Tuesday. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said $1.5 million of the funding will...
  • Former CPS chief of staff joins Emanuel education team

    Former CPS chief of staff joins Emanuel education team
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's new point person for Chicago Public Schools is Arnie Rivera, a former district administrator and deputy chief of staff to two CPS chief executives. Rivera, 34, takes over as deputy chief of staff for education from Beth Swanson, who...
  • Potential Emanuel challenger looking for campaign staffers

    Potential Emanuel challenger looking for campaign staffers
    Ald. Robert Fioretti may not be running for mayor yet, but he’s searching for campaign staffers like a politician who’s thinking about it. The 2nd Ward alderman, a frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, confirmed Tuesday that he has hired a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • 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'...
  • Council to hold hearing on closing of city mental health clinics

    Council to hold hearing on closing of city mental health clinics
    More than two years after Mayor Rahm Emanuel closed six of the city’s mental health clinics, patients, unions and other critics that continue to oppose the move are getting a hearing on the matter. They contend many patients “fell into...
  • Chicago newsstands to be converted to food kiosks

    Chicago newsstands to be converted to food kiosks
    e.a.t. spots, a kiosk selling salads, fruits and wraps, unveiled its first downtown Chicago location Monday, in what will be the first of a number of healthy food stands converted from defunct newsstands. The first location, measuring 45 square feet,...
  • Emanuel says Rauner should release tax returns

    Emanuel says Rauner should release tax returns
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said GOP governor hopeful Bruce Rauner should release his tax returns, echoing calls from Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s campaign. Rauner, a private equity specialist who has put his own net worth at more than $500 million,...