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15 min ago | Business Journal

Chicago Transit Authority looking to create jobs via $2 billion rail car project

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rethought the way the Chicago Transit Authority will bid out a $2 billion rail car order.

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3 hrs ago | CNews

Chicago teen charged in murder of girl at pajama party

CHICAGO A Chicago teen was arrested and charged with the murder of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet at a sleepover last Friday, the state attorney's office said on Thursday.

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7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Integrys to introduce new rate structure this fall

Integrys Energy Services is switching Chicagoans to a new rate structure meant to reward customers who use less energy than others.

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12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Wagusepack: Mayor 'Needs To Take The Lead' On Red Light Camera Problems

A frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was applauding his actions, if not his words, in the wake of a Chicago Tribune report finding thousands of erroneous red light tickets might have been issued during mysterious spikes in citations.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Red light camera insider: I testified about secret meeting

A former employee of the company that launched Chicago's red light cameras testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating bribery allegations, and he said he recounted a secret meeting atop the John Hancock Center and even answered questions about yellow light times at city intersections.

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NBC Chicago

Opinion: What Bruce Rauner's Uber Love Means For Illinois

When Bruce Rauner professed his love for Uber on Tuesday, calling for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would impose heavy regulations upon the rapidly growing ride-share start-up, his gushing message signaled progress for the youthful tech-innovation crowd and potential doom for the taxi industry.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Rick Perry, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

Chicago Reader

Mayor Rahm doles out some goodies to Hyde Park and Kenwood

I used to hear west-side politicians tell stories about how the winos on skid row would take booze from precinct captains in exchange for a promise to vote the Democratic line.

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Newsalert

Rahm Emanuel's Red Light Scheme to Rip Off Drivers: The Chicago Tribune Editorial

The Chicago Tribune reports: Some Chicago aldermen are calling for an investigation into the city's highly suspect red light camera system.

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News Max

Emanuel's Mayoral Fortunes Rapidly Declining in Chicago

Even before the gun violence this weekend that took the lives of at least 4 people in a reported 40 shooting incidents, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in political hot water.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Government Executive

Former Mayor's Name Lingers All Over Boston

It's hard to deny that Thomas M. Menino, a larger-than-life figure in Boston politics who served as mayor for 20 years, left his stamp on the city.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel on red light ticket refunds: 'Not for me to decide'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel won't say whether thousands of drivers who received red light camera citations during a series of suspicious ticket spikes should receive refunds for the $100 fines they have paid to the city.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

Person Of Interest In Custody For Shamiya Adams' Murder

Chicago Police have a person of interest in custody in connection with the murder of Shamiya Adams, sources tell CBS 2. Adams was killed after being struck by a random bullet at a sleepover in the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue in Garfield Park.

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City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Breaks Ground At Wildwood Elementary School Annex To Alleviate Overcrowding

Mayor Rahm Emanuel broke ground today on Chicago Public School's Wildwood World Magnet School Annex project in the Forest Glen community on Chicago's Northwest Side.

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Examiner.com

Mayor Emanuel silence on the red light camera rip-off scandal continues

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is refusing to speak about Chicago's red light camera scandal for a fifth day in a row, according to the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday.

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Chicago Tribune

Council closer to complying with do-not-hire list

Chicago aldermen today moved closer to agreeing not to hire workers who had been fired by the city for misconduct or left City Hall while facing allegations later deemed credible.

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NBC Chicago

Summit Aims to Tackle Chicago Gang Violence

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago's police superintendent and community leaders Monday for a closed-door meeting to solve the city's crime epidemic.

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Chicago Tribune

City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago

The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of sleepless residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport by installing more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs, officials are expected to announce Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NBC Chicago

Emanuel Gets Labor Union Love

When Rahm Emanuel held a press conference to herald the ground-breaking of Wolf Point West Tower -- a 48-story, $160 million development on the Chicago River -- Tom Villanova, president of the Chicago and Cook County Building and Construction Trades Council, and Jorge Ramirez, president of the Chicago Federation of Labor, took the stage to sing the ... (more)

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News Max

John Gizzi: Rahm Emanuel Will Feel Heat From Chicago Gunfire

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will soon feel the political heat generated by the ongoing web of gun violence plaguing the Windy City, Newsmax's chief political columnist John Gizzi says.

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4029TV.com

47 shot. 5 dead. Chicago officials meet

After an 11-year-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet while sitting on a friend's bedroom floor, Chicago officials met Monday to discuss the city's recent surge in gun violence.

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