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9 min ago | Townhall

Chicago: A Town That Won't Let You Down?

Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Frank Sinatra, Jazz, Tribune Company, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Paving Project - Real News, Or 'Photo Op' For Mayor Emanuel?

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's unannounced re-election effort finds him making near-daily stops to shore up his standing with voters who helped elect him in 2011.

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

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Source: Cubs Agree To Mayor's Requests On Wrigley Renovations

The Cubs have agreed to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's requests as part of a deal to present their latest Wrigley Field renovation proposal to the Commission on Chicago Landmarks at a Thursday meeting, a City Hall source tells CBS 2. The main conditions the Cubs acquiesced to are to reduce the size and increase spacing and other restrictions for the proposed ... (more)

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

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Rev. Jackson: Obama, Feds Need To Do More To Combat Chicago Violence

Jesse Jackson and Mayor Emanuel are differing on where the fingers should be pointed when it comes to federal anti-violence help, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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

16 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

Mayor Rahm's crime-fighting mission remains unaccomplished

Mayor Rahm Emanuel recruited U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to hail a drop in crime in Chicago-and then dozens were shot over the weekend.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Bush, W., Chicago, IL

20 hrs ago | CNN

Welcome To Chiraq: 82 shot, 14 killed

Over the holiday weekend, starting on Thursday, 82 people were shot and 14 were murdered.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Illinoisreview

Real Clear Politics Co-Founder: Rahm Emanuel's Chicago a 'War Zone'

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

Memphis 'Blue Flu' symbol of pension troubles

Cuts approved by the City Council have led to protests from city workers, including police and fire staff, who say they cannot afford the changes and feel betrayed by a city they have served and protected.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Fire, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois

Chicago Tribune

Official who had affair with Park Grill owner testifies

A former Chicago Park District official who was romantically involved with one of the investors in the Park Grill in Millennium Park has taken the witness stand this afternoon as the city tries to void the restaurant's contract.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

WBEZ-FM Chicago

Emanuel backs minimum wage hike to $13

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday he is backing a plan to boost the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour.

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

Daily Herald

Judge hearing lawsuit wants info about Daley heath

A Cook County judge wants lawyers for Richard M. Daley to explain the medical reason the former Chicago mayor shouldn't testify at the trial of the city's lawsuit seeking to break the agreement for a Millennium Park restaurant.

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

Right Wing News

Never Let A Self-Produced Horror Show Go To Waste

"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste," President Barack Obama's former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, once infamously stated.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Washington Post

Maybe Chicago's death toll will help stop the madness on gun access

THE FOURTH of July, that most American of holidays, is typically celebrated with parades, fireworks and backyard cookouts.

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

Business Journal

Duly Noted: Emanuel seeks $13 minimum wage, if Assembly doesn't act first

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some aldermen are pushing to raise Chicago's minimum wage to $13 per hour by 2018.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Startups, Facebook

Fire Dog Lake

Rahm Emanuel Losing Control As Chicago Faced 82 Shootings With 14 Dead July 4th Weekend

The violence in Chicago under Mayor Rahm Emanuel is rapidly spiraling out of control.

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

RTE.ie

Nine dead in weekend surge of shootings in Chicago

At least nine people were murdered in Chicago over the Independence Day weekend in an explosion of gun violence branded "simply unacceptable" by its mayor.

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

The Marion Star

5 times Jimmy Fallon won the Internet this year

Jimmy Fallon has done it again. The Tonight Show host delighted the Internet with a rendition of Iggy Azalea's hit jam 'Fancy' as Neil Young with Crosby, Stills, Nash.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Celebrities, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

CBS Local

Mayoral Task Force Recommends $13-An-Hour Minimum Wage By 2018

A task force appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has recommended the city's minimum wage gradually be increased to $13 an hour by 2018.

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

Examiner.com

Mayor helps launch youth STEM program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel visited with students at the Summer Engineering Experience for Kids program as it got underway Monday at Miles Davis Magnet Academy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Family, Kids, Illinois Institute of Technology

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Chicago gun violence: The numbers shock, but the reasons are familiar

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks at a news conference Monday, July 7, 2014, in Chicago.

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