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Jane Byrne

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  • Gov. Pat Quinn's ultimate Democratic stunt

    Gov. Pat Quinn has now perpetrated the ultimate Democratic stunt. No, he is not moving into Cabrini Green like former Gov. Jane Byrne did all those years ago. Instead, the governor who says that he has created thousands of jobs and trimmed the budget -- yet still has Illinois in the dumpster -- is living on minimum wage for an entire week.
  • A Chicago interchange vs. a park

    Former Mayor Jane Byrne gets an interchange named after her, and Maggie Daley gets a 20-acre park.  Hmmm. -- Elaine Galvin, Frankfort 

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne

    Circle Interchange renamed in honor of former Mayor Jane Byrne
    Former Mayor Jane Byrne made a rare public appearance Friday as Chicago’s main confluence of major highways was renamed in her honor, a nod to her status as the only female ever elected to the city’s top political post. The Circle...

    Circle Interchange to be renamed for Jane Byrne today

    Circle Interchange to be renamed for Jane Byrne today
    Jane Byrne will get the first of two planned dedications today as Gov. Pat Quinn officially names the Circle Interchange in honor of Chicago's only female mayor. Quinn is scheduled to appear at a 2:30 p.m. ceremony at Harrison and Desplaines streets for...

    'November Man' started with Chicago newsman

    'November Man' started with Chicago newsman
    When the Chicago Daily News went out of business in March 1978 and some of its staff merged with its sister paper the Sun-Times, I walked out of that building with three others who no longer had newspaper jobs, and one of them was named Bill Granger....