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  • O'Hare anti-noise group wants city aviation boss to resign

    O'Hare anti-noise group wants city aviation boss to resign
    A group representing city and suburban homeowners seeking relief from increasing airplane noise called today for Chicago Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino to resign or for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fire her. Leaders of the Fair Allocation in Runways ...
  • Education coalition: Turnaround vote invalid because of conflicts of interest

    Education coalition: Turnaround vote invalid because of conflicts of interest
    An education coalition will hold a news conference this morning to press its case that a Chicago Board of Education vote last month to "turn around" three schools was invalid because of conflicts of interest board members have with the politically...
  • Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum

    Soldier Field parking lots recommended for 'Star Wars' museum
    A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the parking lots to the south of Soldier Field as the home for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia, should the 'Star Wars' creator choose Chicago over San Francisco...
  • Chicago grabs James Beard 'food Oscars' ceremony from New York

    Chicago grabs James Beard 'food Oscars' ceremony from New York
    The James Beard Foundation Awards, considered the Oscars of the American restaurant scene, is moving its 25th anniversary ceremony to Chicago in 2015. It will be held at the Civic Opera House May 4 and would be the first time the ceremony is hosted...
  • Emanuel to establish task force to discuss Chicago's minimum wage

    Emanuel to establish task force to discuss Chicago's minimum wage
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is moving cautiously on the issue of raising the city's minimum wage, announcing the creation of a committee that will discuss the pros and cons and report back to him. The famously hard-charging mayor doesn't need to solicit input on...
  • Emanuel defends Star Wars museum site

    Emanuel defends Star Wars museum site
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today defended a proposal to let George Lucas build his museum on a lakefront parcel now occupied by Soldier Field parking lots, saying the Star Wars creator's collection deserves to stand alongside venerable institutions like the Adler...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti, Chicago Mayor Emanuel bet on hockey playoff

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti, Chicago Mayor Emanuel bet on hockey playoff
    Is L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti developing a gambling habit? After winning a bet with Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait earlier this month, when the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Ducks in seven games, Garcetti has made another wager, with yet another mayor. This...
  • Preckwinkle tweaks Emanuel on red light tickets

    Preckwinkle tweaks Emanuel on red light tickets
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle today took a barely veiled poke at Mayor Rahm Emanuel today, suggesting that her security detail pays its speed-camera tickets while his does not. The dig came after she was asked about an ABC-7 news report...
  • Obama raps GOP as he raises money for Durbin in Chicago

    Obama raps GOP as he raises money for Durbin in Chicago
    President Barack Obama used a pair of hometown fundraisers Thursday to defend Democratic control of the Senate against potential gains in the fall mid-term elections by what he called “ideologically rigid” Republicans. Donors paid as much as...
  • Emanuel gets new chief spokeswoman

    Emanuel gets new chief spokeswoman
    There’s a changing of the guard in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s communications office, with chief spokeswoman Sarah Hamilton being replaced by Kelley Quinn, who moves over from a similar job in the city Finance Department. “I’m going...
  • Taste of Chicago concert, gourmet tickets feature fees

    Taste of Chicago concert, gourmet tickets feature fees
    Tickets are on sale for concert seating and fancy meals at this summer's Taste of Chicago, and as in years past Mayor Rahm Emanuel's move to make some money for the city on Chicago's long-free midsummer extravaganza also will benefit a private ticket...