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  • Michelle Obama attends funeral of Maggie Daley

    Michelle Obama attends funeral of Maggie Daley
    Michelle Obama was among the mourners at the funeral of former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley. The first indications that Obama would attend the funeral came early this morning when an order was issued restricting air space around O'Hare...
  • Finding something new in a well-reported story

    Finding something new in a well-reported story
    Covering a well-covered story like Maggie Daley’s death is particularly challenging. When I went to the funeral Monday and started talking to mourners, I found that many of them had lovely things to say about Mrs. Daley,  but they were things that...
  • Durbin praises Maggie Daley on Senate floor: 'Remarkable woman'

    Durbin praises Maggie Daley on Senate floor: 'Remarkable woman'
    WASHINGTON — From the floor of the U.S. Senate, Democrat Dick Durbin of Illinois today paid tribute to Maggie Daley, heralding "a remarkable woman" who "served with dignity and grace for 22 years as Chicago’s first lady." Daley was buried...
  • Emanuel working on Maggie Daley tribute

    Emanuel working on Maggie Daley tribute
    After days of tributes to the late Maggie Daley by people who knew and admired her, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is talking with the Daley family to try to figure out the best way to permanently acknowledge what she meant to Chicago. Renaming the Chicago Cultural...
  • City watchdog questions cash to Maggie Daley charity

    City watchdog questions cash to Maggie Daley charity
    The charity founded by former Chicago first lady Maggie Daley received more than $900,000 in mostly undisclosed contributions from companies subsidized by much-criticized special taxing districts, according to a report released today by the city’s...
  • Daley doesn't explain how money ended up at wife's charity

    Daley doesn't explain how money ended up at wife's charity
    Former Mayor Richard Daley popped up to give a tour of Millennium Park Monday, but did not address why more than a dozen companies subsidized by city taxpayers were required to give more than $900,000 to the charity founded and led by his wife. Instead,...
  • Former Mayor Daley's youngest daughter wed in North Michigan Avenue ceremony

    Former Mayor Daley's youngest daughter wed in North Michigan Avenue ceremony
    The youngest daughter of former Mayor Richard Daley and his wife Maggie was married tonight in a ceremony at a North Michigan Avenue restaurant after the marriage was moved up because of Maggie Daley’s health. Elizabeth "Lally" Daley, who turned 28...
  • Maggie Daley 1943-2011: Chicago's longtime first lady

    Maggie Daley 1943-2011: Chicago's longtime first lady
    Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children's issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family's privacy during 22 years as Chicago's first lady, died on Thursday, Nov. 24, more than nine years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer....
  • Chicago first lady Amy Rule highlights work with nonprofit business internship group

    Chicago first lady Amy Rule highlights work with nonprofit business internship group
    Amy Rule sat among a roomful of high school seniors, participating in a lesson on personal finances. Students passed around a coin while reciting some common money sayings and myths. Chicago’s first lady offered, “Money grows on trees,&...
  • Emanuel: Meigs gone, Northerly Island park is 'right thing to do'

    Emanuel: Meigs gone, Northerly Island park is 'right thing to do'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday endorsed predecessor Richard Daley’s infamous late night bulldozing of the runway at Meigs Field on the grounds the destruction of the airport opened Northerly Island to use by many more Chicagoans. The new mayor...
  • 'World-class park' to honor Maggie Daley, 'a world-class lady'

    'World-class park' to honor Maggie Daley, 'a world-class lady'
    A nearly 20-acre park at the north end of Grant Park that is being redesigned and rebuilt will be named after Maggie Daley, Chicago's late first lady, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today.   The redesign was approved earlier this month after several...