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  1. 14 aldermen urge Emanuel to shelve plan that helps UberRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Former Corporation Counsel Mara Georges, an attorney representing the taxicab industry, urges the City Council to shelve Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to authorize ride-hailing companies to make pick-ups at McCormick Place, O'Hare and Midway Airports until the playing field between the two industries is leveled. Georges is flanked by aldermen, left to right: John Arena , Pat Dowell , Carlos Ramirez-Rosa , Ray Lopez , James Cappleman and David Moore .

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  2. Aldermen: Why not raise property taxes even higher? POSTED: 10/19/2015, 01:04PMContinueRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Ald. Ed Burke said he's sensing "an appetite to get this over with" by having the City Council approve an even higher tax increase, just in case Gov. Bruce Rauner doesn't support Mayor Rahm Emanuel's attempt to ease the city's pension burden. Determined to bite the bullet and get it over with, aldermen on Monday questioned why Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not proposing an even bigger property tax increase instead of assuming that Gov. Bruce Rauner will sign a bill that gives Chicago more time to shore up police and fire pensions.

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  3. Chicago to Lockport: Riding the disputed watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Not sure if the dozens of great blue herons we saw on the Cal-Sag or the waterway-clogging barge traffic around Lemont was more impressive. On Monday, Tom Palmisano took Ken Schneider and myself on our annual ride exploring CAWS and the Chicago lakefront.

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  4. 6 wounded in Chicago shootings since Friday nightRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Most recently, a man was shot in the West Side Austin neighborhood Saturday morning. The 23-year-old told police he was near Lake and Cicero at 5:05 a.m. when he was shot in the right arm, police said.

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  5. Despite Rahm promise, City Halla s outside legal bills keep piling upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office in 2011 vowing to slash spending, singling out the multimillion-dollar payments City Hall was making to hire outside lawyers. City Hall has paid $110 million to outside lawyers since Emanuel took office - roughly the same it spent under former Mayor Richard M. Daley in his last term.

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  6. BGA Public Eye: City Colleges adds administrators, boosts tuitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Cheryl Hyman, the $250,000-a-year chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago, got a $35,000 bonus this year. The City Colleges of Chicago, which has seen steady declines in student enrollment, raised tuition this year to shore up the community college network's finances but continued to add new non-classroom administrators and to give raises to others.

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  7. Sneed exclusive: Cubs headed to promised land - McDonoughRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Blackhawks president John McDonough , who has led his hockey team into NHL stratosphere with three Stanley Cup wins in the past six years, knows the team once tagged the 'loveable losers' are heading for the promised land. "The Cubs are my alma mater; I spent 24 memorable years there and spent my last year as Cubs president," he told Sneed.

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  8. Noah Syndergaard changes his twitter ahead of NLCS matchup with CubsRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard is ramping the NLCS matchup between the Big Apple's baseball team and the Windy City's team to a new level. Chicago has been waiting years for a team as talented as the one playing for a World Series trip, but so too have New York.

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  9. Emanuel wants higher boot fees, 'self-release' bootsRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Motorists would be able to remove boots themselves, rather than wait for a city crew. But they'd also have to return it - or pay even more.

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  10. Opinion: Stand up for recovery center in LakeviewRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    If you were walking through Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood about a month ago, you would have seen disgraceful signs blanketing the community with fear-mongering messages such as, "If Rosecrance's proposal goes through you may have a heroin addict sitting here." The signs were posted by opponents of the proposed Rosecrance Lakeview, much-needed drug- and alcohol-free housing for young people in recovery from substance abuse.

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  11. New Oa Hare runway praised, called critical to daytime capacityRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at the commissioning of O'Hare runway 10R-28L as Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans looks on Thursday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel hailed a new O'Hare International runway for helping solidify Chicago's place on the "global stage" as controversy swirled around the $516 million airstrip's debut.

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  12. Emanuel-appointed Plan Commission poised to OK Lucas MuseumRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Movie mogul George Lucas' plan to build a $400 million interactive museum on 17 acres of free lakefront land is about to turn from Hollywood dream into a Chicago reality. The Chicago Plan Commission is poised to make certain of it Thursday by signing off on a 99-year lease of lakefront land south of Soldier Field approved by the Chicago Park District one day before.

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  13. Final weekend of Jane Byrne Circle Interchange closures begins FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The fourth and final weekend of closures on Chicago expressways for reconstruction of the Jane Byrne Circle Interchange begins Friday. The outbound Eisenhower Expressway at the interchange will close at 10 p.m. Friday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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  14. Not biggest Fish of the Week: But really, good old storyRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    This story got bumped a few times, but I kept saving it for its main point of the good old story. Gertrude Wimmer of LaGrange showed you are never too old to have a fishing adventure.

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  15. Chicago Park District signs off on lakefront land for Lucas MuseumRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art released this artist's rendering of the museum in Chicago in September 2015, showing more green space at the Chicago site. The Chicago Park District board on Wednesday unanimously signed off on a 99-year lease of lakefront land south of Soldier Field for the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.

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  16. Forget crow, eat goose: Heavenly goose eats, sortaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Goose hunting boots and gear hanging on the wall last fall at ``The Shack'' of Fox Valley Guide Service, time to take it down with duck and Canada goose opening Oct. 17. Credit: DAle Bowman Even in the best preparations, goose breast is less of a heavenly culinary treat than deer backstraps or bacon wrapped quail or dove breasts. Those are the epicurean dreams, worthy of a hunter like Esau .

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  17. 1 dead, 11 wounded in shootings Tuesday across ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    About 8:30 p.m., the pair was sitting in a vehicle in the 8200 block of South Lafayette when another vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police. The 25-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and the 56-year-old woman was shot in the arm, police said.

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  18. Trout opener coming & fall feed bag: Chicago fishingRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The fall trout season opens Saturday in Illinois and hints of the general fall feed bag come and go for this sprawling raw-file Midwest Fishing Report. Fall catchable trout season opens Saturday.

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  19. Sneed: Thompson blames Quinn for buildinga s saleRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    But it's not with Gov. Bruce Rauner , who just announced plans to close and sell Thompson's namesake all-glass building - the James R. Thompson Center at 100 W. Randolph St. "The reason this is happening is because Gov. Quinn let the building go the same way he let the governor's mansion go, by refusing to spend money on either building," Thompson told Sneed. "During Quinn's entire term in office he refused to maintain the building properly," added Thompson.

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  20. ANALYSIS: Aldermen insist Rahm a wear the jacketa for CPS scandalRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel names Barbara Byrd-Bennett, the new CEO of Chicago Public Schools during news conference at South Loop Elementary School in 2012 . File Photo.

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