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  1. Loyola hotel plan sparks gentrification worries for Rogers Park residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Some Rogers Park residents are concerned that parking and traffic could get worse if a proposed hotel is allowed to open along Sheridan Road. A new hotel proposed for Rogers Park has prompted mixed reactions from residents, with some concerned the project would dramatically change the area.

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  2. ANALYSIS: Rahm must learn from Byrne to avoid being one-termerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Black voters who turned on a mayor they helped put in office after a mayoral decision that felt like a slap in the face. A reluctant and under-funded mayoral challenger whose charisma seems to grow with the movement he was drafted to lead against a wounded incumbent with money to burn who loves to play on the national stage.

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  3. Parks, museums coexist in many citiesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    One letter claims that it would be considered inconceivable to use 20 acres of Central Park in New York for a museum. The writer conveniently ignores the fact that the Metropolitan Museum of Art proudly takes up 13 acres of Central Park - and the Central Park Zoo uses another 6 acres.

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  4. ChicagoEmanuel, Garcia agree to three TV debates before April 7 runoff...Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia debated five times before the Feb. 24 election, including this forum at the Sun-Times that included William "Dock" Walls and two other challengers. But now they will go one-on-one in three more televised debates.

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  5. Tough winter challenges Catholic Charitiesa ability to help needyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chicago Sun-Times

    People enter the food pantry at the Catholic Charities office, 721 N. LaSalle. This winter has taken a toll on Catholic Charities' resources and ability to help people who need food, shelter, clothing or help to pay heating bills.

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  6. Poverty, not gentrification, is Chicago neighborhood scourgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Recently, a few Chicago media outlets, including Chicago Sun-Times, boldly broke the ice on a touchy subject: segregation in our city. Now let's get down to it.

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  7. ChicagoGarcia faces obstacles and opportunity in bid to woo black votersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia greets workers during a campaign stop at a linen and uniform service company on Monday. File Photo.

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  8. Sneed: Jane Byrne park to be dedicated this spring at Water Tower siteRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Jane Byrne is all smiles after the dedication by Gov. Pat Quinn renaming the Circle Interchange to the Jane Byrne Interchange in August 2014 at the University of Illinois at Chicago campus. The Water Tower park will be renamed for Byrne this spring.

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  9. Braidwood to reopen: Open-water fishing again, reallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources does major electroshocking surveys every other fall at Braidwood. The one in the fall of 2013 had Miller worried enough about bass numbers that he did another survey last fall and they did "really well'' with collection rates three times what they normally are for bass.

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  10. ChicagoTurnout light as Election Day begins...Continue ReadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A surge in early voters over the weekend was not reflected in turnout at some polling places on a frigid Election Day morning. Some veteran poll watchers say the pace of voters was very slow.

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  11. CHART: Election day temperatures and voter turnoutRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Chicago Sun-Times

    If the past five Chicago municipal elections are any indication, temperatures forecast for Tuesday likely won't play a major role in turnout, which has remained somewhere near between 33 and 43 percent over that period. With an average of 16 degrees predicted, Tuesday's election would be the coldest since 2003, when 33.7 percent of registered voters cast a ballot.

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  12. Once upon a time, we always had two mayoral electionsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Richard M. Daley and his wife, Maggie, celebrate Daley's 1995 Democratic Primary win at the Chicago Hilton and Towers. AP File Photo.

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  13. ChicagoMajor work to start March 7 on Jane Byrne Interchange; project to last 16 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Drivers approaching the Jane Byrne Interchange - now one of the nation's worst bottlenecks - will face a spaghetti bowl of detours and reduced lanes for more than a year after construction begins March 7 on a flyover bridge. They will soon face ramp lane or road lane reductions and even some detours during the next phase of the $475 million overhaul of the interchange - a connection point crossed by 400,000 drivers daily.

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  14. Red Robin Burger Works opens on North WellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Red Robin Burger Works opened a new shop Monday at 204 N. Wells St., the chain's fourth in the city. A Burger Works restaurant serves up Red Robin gourmet burgers in as little as five minutes, appealing to time-crunched office workers and others darting around the Loop.

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  15. Whole Foods opening Wednesday near DePaula s Lincoln Park campusRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Whole Foods will open a store Wednesday near DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus, the second of seven former Dominick's grocery stores slated to reopen this year as Whole Foods Markets. Whole Foods acquired the sites a year ago after Dominick's closed in 2013.

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  16. Police: Man - intentionally' struck by vehicle, gravely wounded on NW SideRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A man was "intentionally" struck by a vehicle and gravely wounded Sunday night in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. The 53-year-old man was struck about 7:30 p.m. near Diversey and Lavergne avenues, said police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.

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  17. Daughter files lawsuit after mother fatally struck by car outside Christ HospitalRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    The daughter of an 85-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a car last November while leaving a hospital parking lot in southwest suburban Oak Lawn has filed a negligence lawsuit against the driver. Nancy Cantwell filed the lawsuit Friday in Cook County Circuit Court in connection with the Nov. 14 death of her mother Eva Wiatr.

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  18. What you do see early and often at Chicago polls: snafusRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel shakes hands with an election worker Cecelia Adams after casting his vote early at the Chicago Board of Elections, Friday. This winter I am honored to serve as a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, where I host seminars on government and politics.

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  19. A a must reada tells how corrupt Chicago and Illinois areRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Chicago Sun-Times

    There's also: infamous shoeboxes stuffed with thousands in embezzled cash, courtesy of the late Illinois Secretary of State Paul Powell; the groundbreaking "Hired Truck" scandal that rocked former Mayor Richard M. Daley's administration; and the Mirage Tavern sting, where the Sun-Times and Better Government Association teamed up to snare greedy municipal inspectors. And let's not forget the trials and tribulations of two former governors - impeached and imprisoned Rod Blagojevich, and his predecessor, George Ryan, who recently completed his hitch in the pen.

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  20. On final weekend before election, Chicago mayoral candidates push for votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Chicago Sun-Times

    In a final-weekend push before Tuesday's election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and mayoral hopefuls Jesus "Chuy" Garcia, Willie Wilson, Ald. Bob Fioretti and William "Dock" Walls III spent much of Saturday on the South Side and West Side, hoping to solidify support from African-American voters who could be the difference in whether Emanuel avoids a runoff.

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