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  1. The night Chicago politicians spent punching each other in the faceRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Things have been getting pretty heated on the Illinois political beat lately, but as it turns out, it's nothing compared to the fisticuffs of nearly two decades ago. I want us to look back at a time in Chicago's history when aldermen were punching each other in the face.

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  2. In Chicago, eternal rest ain't so eternalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    This year, for the first time ever, Americans' preference for cremation will surpass their preference for burial, according to industry surveys conducted by the National Funeral Directors Association . That means that up until this point, most Americans expected to be buried.

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  3. Battle over oil train rules pit safety against costRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The federal government's new rules aimed at preventing explosive oil train derailments are sparking a backlash from all sides. The railroads, oil producers and shippers say some of the new safety requirements are unproven and too costly, yet some safety advocates and environmental groups say the regulations aren't strict enough and still leave too many people at risk.

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  4. Aldermen approve $1.1B borrowing planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Later this summer, the city of Chicago will lean heavily on a massive borrowing package as it attempts to dig its way out of its dire financial situation. The City Council signed off on borrowing $1.1 billion in general obligation bonds Wednesday, without any further discussion.

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  5. Morning Shift: Inside McCarthy's listening tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    The fourth game of a seven-game series always proves interesting: a team can win in a sweep, or take a decisive 3-1 lead that history has proven very difficult for the other team to come back from, or it can mean a clean slate with both teams at 2-2. A Blackhawks win provides the latter scenario.

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  6. Future of Finkl Steel site puts heat on new aldermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    It may not seem like the hottest topic of conversation at first. But when more than 30 acres of land left by an old manufacturing plant are up for grabs, developers, homeowners, nonprofits, neighborhood groups, and others can let their imaginations run wild about the best and highest possible use.

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  7. Chicago school board to consider charter relocations, renewalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Ald. James Cappleman is against a proposal that would move The Noble Academy, a public charter school, to his ward. The Chicago Board of Education is expected to vote on proposals that would expand enrollment at several charters schools and move some into different buildings.

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  8. New aldermen sworn into City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Inauguration day is here: Chicago's mayor, treasurer, city clerk and new class of aldermen will all be sworn in at the Chicago Theatre Monday morning. Of course, many of the people on stage will be familiar faces: Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Clerk Susana Mendoza and Treasurer Kurt Summers have already been serving the city, along with a majority of aldermen.

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