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  • Funeral held for Ald. JoAnn Thompson

    Funeral held for Ald. JoAnn Thompson
    Chicago Ald. JoAnn Thompson was eulogized at her funeral Monday, a week after she died of heart failure while locked in a fight for re-election to represent her South Side ward. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who backed Thompson's re-election bid and featured...

    Ald. JoAnn Thompson dies of heart failure at 58

    Ald. JoAnn Thompson dies of heart failure at 58
    South Side Ald. JoAnn Thompson, known for her efforts to bring a Whole Foods and an annual music festival to Englewood, died Monday night of heart failure about two weeks after an operation, her chief of staff said Tuesday. Thompson, 16th, was locked...

    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...

    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...