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7 hrs ago | Chicago Jewish Community

Hundreds stand with Israel at solidarity fundraiser for JUF's Israel Emergency Campaign

Former Ambassador from Israel to the U.S. Michael Oren addresses the crowd at the solidarity event on Aug. 21. More than 650 Chicagoans, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel, showed their support for Israel and the Jewish United Fund's Israel Emergency Campaign at a fundraiser Thursday night.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Washington Times

Obama tribute sparks backlash in New Jersey town of Willingboro

Everything from streets to a parasitic hairworm have been named in honor of President Obama, but the effort to immortalize him is causing a backlash in one New Jersey town, whose elected leaders are reconsidering their vote to place the president's name on a recreation center.

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WBEZ-FM Chicago

Kids scramble to find new schools after charter opening delayed

With just one week before the first day of school, Chicago Public Schools officials are scrambling to find hundreds of students a new school.

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Chicago Tribune

Food cart activist questions city's downtown food stand move

When the city announced this week that a nonprofit organization had been granted permission to sell Asian kale salad and other "healthy, local food" out of repurposed newsstands downtown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel heralded the agreement as evidence of his commitment to create jobs by allowing businesses to innovate.

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Business Journal

O'Hare Airport bond rating outlook gets upgraded

The Chicago Department of Aviation said today that credit market data provider Fitch Ratings has upgraded the outlook on O'Hare International Airport's $6.57 billion in General Airport Revenue Bonds from "negative" to "stable" and affirmed the Bonds' "A-" rating.

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Mass Transit

Free Rides for Students on the First Day of School

The CTA will provide students with free CTA bus and train rides on the first day of school, Sept.

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Chicago Tribune

Lewis talks about Emanuel but avoids his name

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis continued her public contemplation of a run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel Thursday night, using a community meeting in Little Village to rail against his policies.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NBC Chicago

Chicagoans Divided on Using Tax Money to Attract Obama Library

As President Barack Obama's foundation reviews locations for his library and museum -- Chicago is the unofficial frontrunner.

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Chicago Tribune

City hotel stays rise 1.4 percent in July

Demand for hotel rooms grew by 1.4 percent in July, according to figures released Thursday by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city's tourism arm, Choose Chicago.

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Wall Street Journal

Rahm's Rival?

Joe Biden plans to parachute into Chicago Monday to raise cash for congressional Democrats and Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

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City of Chicago

Divvy to Expand Next Spring by 175 Stations and 1,750 Bikes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Transportation announced today that the planned expansion for Divvy, Chicago's bike share system, will take place early next spring, bringing the system to 475 stations and 4,750 bikes and giving Chicago the most bike share stations and largest service area in North America.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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