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  • 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...
  • Mayor Emanuel's inaugural speech

     
    Today, more than any other time in our history, more than any other place in our country, the city of Chicago is ready for change. For all the parents who deserve a school system that expects every student to earn......
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review (WTTW-Ch. 11) Host Joel Weisman with Kathy Bergen (Chicago Tribune), Charles Thomas...
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: CapitolView WSEC-TV/PBS Springfield: Host Bernie Schoenburg (Springfield State Journal-Register) with Benjamin Yount...
  • The people you meet in heaven

     
    Well deserved kudos in the Voice of the People column today for Scott Stantis' cartoon on the death of Maggie Daley (right). If you don't get at least a little choked up at this image -- knowing that Kevin Daley......