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  • 49th Ward residents ask alderman to oppose charter schools

    49th Ward residents ask alderman to oppose charter schools
    Hundreds of North Side residents are asking their alderman, Joe Moore, to publicly oppose the opening of future charter schools in Chicago's 49th ward. On Sunday night, the residents gathered at the Willye White Field House to discuss several issues,...
  • G-8 summit to be held at Camp David, not Chicago

    G-8 summit to be held at Camp David, not Chicago
    President Obama is moving one of two major world summits from Chicago to the presidential retreat near Washington, with an aide saying the president has decided he wants a more "intimate" setting than his hometown for the May gathering.   The Group of...
  • ‘Presto Joe’ makes more than just a school-reform idea vanish

     
    With one metaphorical, magical swing of his gavel, Ald. Joe Moore, 49th, recently turned 96 hours into 48 hours and — zim zalla bim! — made a potential embarrassment for Mayor Rahm Emanuel disappear. Here’s the play-by-play: Several...
  • Chicago alderman wants ban on discrimination against jobless

    Chicago alderman wants ban on discrimination against jobless
    A freshman Chicago alderman concerned about the potential for a new class of permanently unemployed workers wants to ban the rejection of job applicants because of bad credit histories or gaps in employment. The goal, said Ald. Ameya Pawar, 47th, is to...
  • Train tracker at stake in ward vote

    Train tracker at stake in ward vote
    Residents of the 49th Ward, which includes parts of Rogers Park, Edgewater and West Ridge, will soon vote on potential community improvement projects, including installing a train tracker at a northern Red Line stop. Ald. Joe Moore (49th) hosted...
  • Inside Emanuel's campaign war chest

    Inside Emanuel's campaign war chest
    While Rahm Emanuel campaigned on reforming the way Chicago is governed, millions of dollars were pouring into his campaign fund from businesses and firms who have long been accustomed to the old way of doing business with City Hall. Much attention has...
  • Daley basks in praise at his last City Council meeting

    Daley basks in praise at his last City Council meeting
    Chicago aldermen spent hours Wednesday offering homages to the departing Mayor Richard Daley, lauding his civic passion, political guts and even his my-way-or-the-highway tendencies. The abundant praise from all but a few City Council members was...
  • G-8 is pulled from Chicago — but NATO, security concerns and global spotlight stay

    G-8 is pulled from Chicago — but NATO, security concerns and global spotlight stay
    Chicago's star turn on the world stage was cut in half Monday after President Barack Obama made a surprise shift of the May G-8 international summit from his hometown to Camp David. The full complement of downtown security concerns remains however....
  • City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan

    City Council approves Emanuel's controversial rebuilding plan
    The Chicago City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to lure private money for public-works projects, tossing aside concerns from some aldermen that there's not enough oversight. Aldermen voted 41-7 to approve the Chicago...
  • Emanuel wants to point cameras at speeders

    Emanuel wants to point cameras at speeders
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is asking state lawmakers to allow Chicago to use red-light cameras to automatically ticket drivers who speed through school safety zones. The administration says it’s about public safety, but skeptics note violators would pay...
  • Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen

    Emanuel willing to talk budget alternatives with aldermen
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he’s willing to discuss alternatives to his proposed budget after a majority of the Chicago City Council fired off a letter expressing concerns about social service and public safety cuts in his spending plan. The...