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2 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

6 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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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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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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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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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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News Observer

Emanuel's critics scurry to find 2015 challenger

In this Sept. 15, 2012, file photo, Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union addresses the crowd during a rally.

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ABC News

Emanuel's Critics Scurry to Find 2015 Challenger

Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise - some might say a threat - to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same ferocity that made him at times feared in national politics.

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WLS-AM Chicago

Kirk: National Guard should treat people of Ferguson with respect

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is sharing his thoughts on the National Guard responding to the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Prison, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

NBC Chicago

Concealed Carry Makes Chicagoans Feel "Less Safe": Poll

According to the Chicago Tribune , 55 percent of poll-takers said they felt "less safe" with the law permitting licensed gun owners to bear hidden weapons in public.

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