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11 min ago | The Washington Post

Bruce Rauner spends more on wine than average Illinois households spend on everything

Illinois gubernatorial candidate and venture capitalist Bruce Rauner is wealthier than you.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sports

3 hrs ago | City of Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Announces Revised Outlook On Wastewater Revenue Bonds

S&P Upgrades Rating on Upcoming Second Lien Wastewater Debt to "AA-" from "A+" with Stable Outlook; Also Raises Rating for Senior Lien Wastewater Debt to "AA" from "AA-" Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that S&P has raised the rating on the City of Chicago's second lien wastewater secured debt, raising the rating to 'AA-' from 'A+' with stable ... (more)

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

11 hrs ago | WBTV

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.

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

11 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

In this Aug. 26. 2013, file photo, Chicago Police patrol the neighborhood at Gresham Elementary School on the first day of classes in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Violent Crime

11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Thanks to $1 million from the city, another 100 "Safe Passage" workers will be on routes that children walk through crime-ridden neighborhoods when classes resume Tuesday.

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

Mon Sep 01, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Why is Gov. Pat Quinn living off minimum wage for a week?

He's living on Illinois' minimum wage, which is $8.25 an hour, and $79 is the amount he says someone living on minimum wage has left over after expenses such as taxes and housing.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Joe Biden

Salon

Why white men hate unions: The South, the new workforce and the GOP war on your self-interest

Labor & white men once stood united. Now they're across a political divide thanks to decades-long war of confusion In mid-August, the Chicago Tribune published a poll showing that Karen Lewis, the outspoken president of the Chicago Teachers Union, was leading Rahm Emanuel, 43 percent to 39 percent, in a hypothetical 2015 mayoral race.

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

The Hill

Juan Williams: A new term for reform of schools

Here's Whoopi Goldberg on America's schools today: "To me, bad teachers don't do anybody any good.

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Related Topix: The View, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, New York, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Times of Oman

Is Obama shedding his dream?

As he has grown weary of Washington, Barack Obama has shed parts of his presidency, like drying petals falling off a rose.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Joe Biden

Examiner.com

Safe Passage program expanded by Illinois

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Public Schools boss Barbara Byrd-Bennett at an Aug. 29th news conference to announce the "CPS Safe Passage" program will expand through $10 million in support from Quinn's office and the state of Illinois.

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

Examiner.com

Graduation rates for Chicago Public Schools on the rise

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett recently announced that rate for freshmen on-track to graduate for School Year 2013-2014 is the highest measure on record at 84.1 percent, up 2.6 percentage points from 2013.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Kos

Obama returns to minimum wage focus for Labor Day weekend address

To build a stronger middle class in today's changing economy, we've got to keep fighting.

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Chicago Tribune

A quiet start expected for city schools as mayoral election draws near

Chicago public school Safe Passage workers cheer after a prayer at a back to school event for the upcoming school year at Journeyman Plumber's Hall in Chicago on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Quinn: Jane Byrne Interchange 'right name for a coming together'

As thousands of Labor Day weekend travelers inch their way through the city's expressways, they'll notice a new group of signs posted at the circle interchange.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Pat Quinn, US Governors, University of Illinois Chicago, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NBC Chicago

Sick Chicago Boy Stars in His Own Movie

Maddex was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013, and while undergoing his cancer treatment, the Chicago boy bonded with his father and grandfather over the monster movie Godzilla, which helped him to stay strong.

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City of Chicago

More Than 1.2 Million Passengers Anticipated at Chicago's Airport During Labor Day Weekend

CHICAGO The Chicago Department of Aviation is ready to welcome more than 1.2 million passengers at O'Hare and Midway International Airports over a five-day travel period covering Labor Day weekend that begins on Friday, August 29 and runs through Tuesday, September 2. At O'Hare, airlines project that more than 950,000 passengers will travel over ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chicago, IL

Chicago Tribune

Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Montana, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate

CBS Local

Activists Want Dyett To Become Green Technology School

Activists have said they are not giving up the fight to save a Washington Park neighborhood high school, but Chicago Public Schools officials have suggested the battle is pretty much over.

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

It's My Mind

The "boo" committee

At that McKinley ran as a Republican and lost to current Congresswoman Robin Kelly.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NBC Chicago

Ald. Bob Fioretti Crowd-Sources Possible Mayoral Run

With all the buzz about Karen Lewis possibly running for Chicago mayor, it's sometimes easy to overlook 2nd Ward Ald.

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