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30 min ago | City of Chicago
"I am pleased that Chicago has been selected as the future host for the NCAA men's 'Frozen Four' ice hockey championship and the men's gymnastics championships.
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
Do You Know the Constitution Better Than Most Politicians?
1 hr ago | CBS Local
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Ald. Tom Tunney said the Cubs need to get started on their project to renovate Wrigley Field, now that the City Council has approved several items on the owners' wish list for the project.
4 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org
Even when I've disagreed with him over his recent comments on transportation and public space issues, I've always used the word "progressive" to describe 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack, but it might be time to drop that adjective.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
Before we turn the calendar to 2014, let's recount some of the most outrageous stories from Chicago in 2013, in no particular order.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that "a surprise outpouring of opposition" has blocked passage of a bill supported by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that would have treated electronic cigarettes like tobacco products.
In this podcast, Mike LaFaive of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy discusses in greater detail his article on the Heartlander titled "A Tax Hike Al Capone Could Have Loved".
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today named Felicia Davis Commissioner of the Department of Buildings.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Divvy, Chicago's bike-share system, launched a new website today to solicit suggestions and feedback from Chicagoans on the locations for the 175 new Divvy stations scheduled to be added to the system in 2014.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today accepted the Visionary Elected Leader Award from the African American Tobacco Leadership Council for his efforts to curb the use of flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes among Chicago's youth.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, listens as Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks at a news conference surrounded by the members of families affected by gun violence Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Chicago.
The Chicago Transit Authority is holding two public meetings this week to gather input on the agency's environmental assessment for the proposed Bus Rapid Transit on Ashland Avenue .
Mayor Rahm Emanuel likes to talk about his city as a thriving center of commerce and a modern transportation hub.
This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Chicago teachers walk walking a picket line outside a school in Chicago, after they went on strike for the first time in 25 years.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to ban e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited - and snuff out the sale to minors - ran into a dark cloud of opposition Monday, forcing the mayor to settle for the weaker of two ordinances designed to curb teen smoking.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker loves to contrast Illinois' fiscal woes with Wisconsin's in-the-black status and took to the Chicago Tribune's editorial pages to make his point that the state of Illinois and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel could use a dose of Walker's budget medicine.
Five-Year Plan Calls for Creating a Pipeline for Computer Science in Elementary School and for every High School to Offer a Computer Science Pathway On the first day of Computer Science Education Week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett announced the most comprehensive K-12 computer science education plan in a major school district.
There was a time when Rahm Emanuel thought it was smarter to move forward with small health care steps, but he was overruled by President Obama and his brother Zeke Emanuel.