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3 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

Chicagoans Divided on Using Tax Money to Attract Obama Library

As President Barack Obama's foundation reviews locations for his library and museum -- Chicago is the unofficial frontrunner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Chicago, IL, US House of Representatives

7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

City hotel stays rise 1.4 percent in July

Demand for hotel rooms grew by 1.4 percent in July, according to figures released Thursday by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city's tourism arm, Choose Chicago.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Rahm's Rival?

Joe Biden plans to parachute into Chicago Monday to raise cash for congressional Democrats and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

14 hrs ago | City of Chicago

Divvy to Expand Next Spring by 175 Stations and 1,750 Bikes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Transportation announced today that the planned expansion for Divvy, Chicago's bike share system, will take place early next spring, bringing the system to 475 stations and 4,750 bikes and giving Chicago the most bike share stations and largest service area in North America.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL

18 hrs ago | JD Supra

Minimum Wage Forecast: Developments in Springfield and Chicago, and What It Means for Employers

Across the country, at the local, state, and federal levels, elected officials have considered increasing the minimum wage.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

22 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Affordable housing project begins in Chicago

U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro was in Chicago to break ground on a new public housing project.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Medical News

Advocates decry closing of mental health clinics in Chicago

But officials say the closings, which planned to shutter six of the city's 12 mental health clinics, actually expanded care for those with mental illnesses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Health

My FOX Chicago

Race for Chicago mayor shaping up

Lewis' formal paperwork creating a mayoral campaign committee was time-stamped Wednesday morning by state officials.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

CBS Local

Advocates Slam 2012 Mental Health Clinic Closures

A top Emanuel aide insisted Tuesday the administration has done a better job caring for the mentally ill over the past couple years, despite closing half the city's clinics; but some advocates told aldermen that's simply not the case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

CBS Local

Emanuel To Rauner: Releasing Full Tax Returns "A Rite Of Passage"

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, as a candidate for governor, his friend Bruce Rauner should make his full income tax returns and supporting documents public.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Examiner.com

Karen Lewis 'seriously considering' run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel

CTU President Karen Lewis spoke before potential voters at a "Conversations With Karen" event Tuesday at the Beverly Woods Banquet Hall in the 19th Ward.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Bellingham Herald

Chicago voters split on luring Obama presidential library

Less than half of those surveyed in a Chicago Tribune poll – 47 percent – said they favored the idea of using tax money to attract or build the library, while 45 percent said they opposed it and 8 percent were undecided.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Lincoln Park (Chicago, IL), US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Recreational Vehicle, Security

India.com

Emirates Airlines Starts Non-Stop Service to Chicago

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has commenced a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

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Related Topix: World News, United Arab Emirates, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Governors, Pat Quinn, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Townhall

Why Gun Owners Need to Be Thankful to Robin Williams, the Ferguson Protestors and ISIS

I want to take advantage of the words of Rahm Emanuel when he said, "You never let a serious crisis go to waste," as we are enduring several crises here presently in the world today.

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Related Topix: Guns, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

My FOX Chicago

Judge throws out more red light camera tickets on Tuesday

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday defended the city's controversial red light camera program.

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NBC Chicago

Ed Kelly on Rahm Emanuel: 'He's a Suburbanite,' Not a Chicagoan

Ed Kelly was a Committeeman of the 47th ward back in the 70s and has had a front row seat to the politics of Chicago spanning five decades.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, North Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

City of Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS Ceo Byrd-Bennett Announce Increased...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett today announced that attendance rates from kindergarten through 12th grade rose to 93.2 percent in School Year 2013 2014 , an increase of 0.7 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL

KWQC-TV Davenport

Grocery head tours neighborhood lacking store

The head of a grocery chain toured Chicago's South Shore community with an alderman in search of a store site.

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The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

Despite the deployment of the National Guard, who stood back, clashes between police and protesters continued in the St. Louis suburb where the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

US News & World Report

Emanuel's critics scurry to find 2015 challenger

In this Oct. 11, 2010, file photo Rahm Emanuel shakes hands along the route of the annual Columbus Day parade as he prepares to run for mayor in Chicago.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate

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