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  • Aldermen remember Thompson as a quiet fighter

    Aldermen remember Thompson as a quiet fighter
    JoAnn Thompson was remembered Tuesday at a special Chicago City Council meeting as a fierce fighter for the South Side neighborhoods she represented, an alderman whose quiet demeanor masked her disdain for dishonesty.
  • Obama library event will unite U. of C., UIC bid supporters, sources say

     Obama library event will unite U. of C., UIC bid supporters, sources say
    With President Barack Obama expected within weeks to pick the site of his presidential library and museum, the two local finalists are planning a unity breakfast designed to bring West Side and South Side supporters together in a common goal —...

    Education group gets involved in aldermanic races

    Education group gets involved in aldermanic races
    Residents in two wards with hard-fought aldermanic races will begin getting mailers Monday from an education group that favors charter school expansion in Chicago and opposes many of the Chicago Teachers Union's positions. Democrats for Education...

    Health issue sidelines alderman in 16th Ward campaign

    Health issue sidelines alderman in 16th Ward campaign
    In the only City Council race that pits two sitting aldermen against one another, one candidate has been sidelined by an undisclosed health issue. Ald. JoAnn Thompson, 16th, is in the hospital after what her campaign would describe only as "a scheduled...

    Alderman, Cook leader among those who file to challenge Emanuel

    Alderman, Cook leader among those who file to challenge Emanuel
    The top two challengers to Mayor Rahm Emanuel filed their petitions Monday to appear on the ballot, marking the start of a three-month campaign during which each is likely to be outspent overwhelmingly by the incumbent. But Ald. Bob Fioretti, 2nd, and...