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1 hr ago | The Hill

Teachers unions turn on Obama

Teachers unions have turned on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Obama administration, creating a major divide in the Democratic Party coalition.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

5 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

CPS has libraries without librarians

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett haven't found a way to hire school librarians.

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

9 hrs ago | Freshnews

Rise Interactive Claims Second Consecutive Win as Digital Agency of the Year

Last month, Built In Chicago announced the 2014 winners of the Moxie Awards, naming the best of Chicago's digital companies at an award ceremony of 850 attendees.

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13 hrs ago | City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Drive Electric Chicago Program

Nearly 100 Local Auto Dealers Partner To Support Chicago's Growing Electric Vehicle Market; Program Kicks off with Ride-And-Drive Event at Taste of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced the launch of Drive Electric Chicago, a website that will serve as a one-stop for information on electric vehicle ownership and feature a series of guidelines ... (more)

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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Examiner.com

The Taste of Chicago could to be the safest place in the city right now

The Taste of Chicago , commonly known as The Taste, is the world's largest food festival - though it is much smaller than it was during its heyday prior to the Mayor Rahm Emanuel years.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pizza

City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces City Colleges of Chicago Agreement Increases...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman announced today that City Colleges of Chicago is partnering with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters to pave the way for accredited carpenters to earn an Associate Degree, and prepare more them with the skills to seize the jobs of today and tomorrow.

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

Publishers' Weekly

Chicago Mayor Sets City's Independent Bookstore Day

Saturday, July 12 marks the first Chicago Independent Bookstore Day in the Windy City, when nine indies hope to entice customers into their bookstores with special deals, activities, author appearances, and food samples--lots of food samples, judging by the Chicago Independent Bookstore Day schedule of events .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL, Lakeview (Chicago, IL), Logan Square (Chicago, IL)

Slate Magazine

Blood on the Fourth of July

Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in Chicago, 82 people were shot in an 84-hour window , according to the Chicago Tribune .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Violent Crime, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Examiner.com

New Chicago law ditches plastic bags in 2015

According to National Geographic , somewhere between 500 billion and a trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide each year.

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Related Topix: New Chicago, IN, National Geographic, Vocal, Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

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

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

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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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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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

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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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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