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  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering she couldn’t afford several hours of child care after kindergarten let out for the day.
  • Starbucks teams with city to address community problems

    Starbucks teams with city to address community problems
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake wants to meet over coffee at Starbucks to talk about youth employment, and she's inviting Baltimore residents, business people and community leaders to stop in. Baltimore is one of five U.S. cities teaming with Starbucks...

    Maryland's U.S. senators press for water funding

    Maryland's U.S. senators press for water funding
    Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski toured Baltimore's 99-year-old Montebello water treatment plant Monday to draw attention to the needs of municipalities nationwide for federal help to upgrade their aging infrastructure. Cardin sipped...

    City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains

    City wants tighter rules on crude oil trains
    Warning that the frequent railroad trains loaded with crude oil passing through the Chicago area are a “serious risk to public safety,” the City Council is calling for tighter restrictions on the shipments than federal officials proposed in...

    Economic recovery marked by lower-paying jobs, analysis finds

    Economic recovery marked by lower-paying jobs, analysis finds
    The U.S. economy this year recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession, but the new jobs pay an average of 23% less than the ones lost in the downturn, according to a new analysis. Job losses in the higher-paying manufacturing and construction...