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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 9 things Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis have in common

    9 things Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis have in common
    Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has emerged as Mayor Rahm Emanuel's chief antagonist — and as a possible challenger in next year's mayoral election. Yet the bitter rivals have striking similarities. In 2012, Lewis told Chicago magazine:...
  • CTA tackling two sections of Brown Line slow zones

    CTA tackling two sections of Brown Line slow zones
    The CTA is taking more steps to speed travel on the Brown Line, where one-fifth of the route was considered a slow zone last month. The agency expects to award a $42 million contract Wednesday for track work to rid the Brown Line of slow zones between...
  • Inspector General: 'My 60 Chicago City Council investigations'

    Inspector General: 'My 60 Chicago City Council investigations'
    In the past 30 years, 32 Chicago aldermen have gone to jail. Clearly there's a desperate need for oversight. When I agreed to police the City Council in 2011 as legislative inspector general I made it clear that I was not going to be a lap dog, despite...