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  1. Rare Eastland disaster photos discovered in Tribune basementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    A man carries a person wrapped in blankets after the SS Eastland disaster July 24, 1915, in Chicago. Local stores, hotels and restaurants opened their doors to survivors, wrapping them in blankets and giving them food until they found a way home.

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  2. Location set for Chief Keef's Friday hologram concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Chief Keef, a Chicagoan whose real name is Keith Cozart, arrives for a DUI pretrial hearing at the Lake County Courthouse in May 2014. Chief Keef, a Chicagoan whose real name is Keith Cozart, arrives for a DUI pretrial hearing at the Lake County Courthouse in May 2014.

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  3. Emanuel unveils new CPS leadership teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday introduced a new team to run the beleaguered Chicago Public Schools, saying it's time to write "the next chapter" in the district's history at a challenging time. Forrest Claypool moves over from City Hall chief of staff to become the school district's new CEO.

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  4. Kraft Heinz headquarters to move to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Kraft Heinz will move one of its headquarters from north suburban Northfield to downtown Chicago early next year, while keeping the other in Pittsburgh, executives told employees Thursday morning. The company's Chicago headquarters will be at Aon Center, where it will occupy 170,000 square feet over five floors at the 200 E. Randolph St. building.

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  5. Lincoln Park mansion, Chicago's highest-priced home, has found a buyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Late Wednesday, the six-bedroom mansion, which is owned by Tampa Bay Rays part-owner Timothy Mullen, went under contract for an undisclosed price. If the deal closes for anywhere near its asking price, it would be one of the highest-priced sales in the past year in the Chicago area.

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  6. Emanuel taps Claypool to take over at CPS, sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Forrest Claypool, as president of the CTA, helps announce the new Red Line Station at 95th Street in Chicago on Sept. 22, 2014.

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  7. Chicago sells $745M in taxable bonds to manage debt burdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The city on Wednesday sold $745 million worth of taxable bonds to more than 70 investors, Chicago finance officials said The city on Wednesday sold $745 million worth of taxable bonds to more than 70 investors, Chicago finance officials said The city on Wednesday sold $745 million worth of taxable bonds to more than 70 investors, Chicago finance officials said. The deal will allow the city to pay back over decades expenses such as $170 million in debt payments coming due this year and more than $40 million in bank fees driven up by the city's deteriorating credit.

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  8. Chinese travel blogger likes Chicago but loves MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Chinese travel blogger Jun Song is on a sponsored 10-day Great Lakes tour to promote foreign tourism. One of the most influential travel bloggers in China wrapped up a Chicago visit Wednesday with many nice things to say about what he called a "city of steel."

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  9. Woman dies after falling from Streeterville high-riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    The 29-year-old woman's name was not available pending notification of her family, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. The incident occurred on the 400 block of East Illinois Street at 11:45 a.m., according to Chicago police. 1 comment

  10. Pitchfork Music Festival: What attendees need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Fans listen to The Psychic Paramount at Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park in 2012. The festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with a sold-out crowd this weekend.

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  11. Chicago festivals work to balance bike parking resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Divvy relies on valets, like the one pictured, to collect bikes at busy stations to ease the flow of drop-offs. Divvy relies on valets, like the one pictured, to collect bikes at busy stations to ease the flow of drop-offs.

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  12. Preckwinkle defends sales tax increase ahead of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday explained to commissioners why she wants them to vote to raise the sales tax by 1 percentage point. Making a rare appearance at a Finance Committee meeting ahead of the vote, Preckwinkle's pitch may have been designed for public consumption, as it came after commissioners believe she has locked up the nine votes from the 17-member board she needs to pass the tax hike.

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  13. Fatal heat wave 20 years ago changed Chicago's emergency responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Officials said the death was linked to the extreme heat. ..OUTSIDE TRIBUNE CO.- NO MAGS, NO SALES, NO INTERNET, NO TV.. 11 comments

  14. Police officers injured in South Shore crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Two Chicago police officers were injured in a car crash early Wednesday morning in the South Shore neighborhood, police said. At about 1:10 a.m., two police evidence technicians were in a parked vehicle near the 7800 block of South Jeffery Boulevard when they were rear-ended, police said.

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  15. Hancock Tower stakeholder opposes landmark designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Already pushing to make Marina City a protected landmark, city officials have an even bigger target in their sights: The 100-story John Hancock Center, whose sunken plaza could be in for a revamp that includes an attention-grabbing cluster of glass pylons and a Jumbotron-like video wall. The prospect has raised concern in the city's Department of Planning and Development, where officials have begun to marshal documents that could pave the way for the city to safeguard the Hancock Center from architecturally disruptive changes.

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  16. Restaurant visits surpass pre-recession numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Customers dine at Naha restaurant during lunchtime in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Owner Carrie Nahabedian attributed a boost in lunch traffic in part to improved consumer confidence.

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  17. County Board to vote on sales tax hike WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago shoppers could once again be paying one of the highest sales taxes in the nation if the Cook County Board approves a 1-percentage-point increase at a special board meeting Wednesday. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Wednesday defended her push for quick approval of a sales tax increase after commissioners unsuccessfully tried to slow it down and make her include it in the traditional fall budgeting process.

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  18. DeVry lays off 90, will close Chicago officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    As of March 2015, DeVry University operated 82 campus locations, including the Addison campus at 1221 N. Swift Road, one of nine in Illinois. As of March 2015, DeVry University operated 82 campus locations, including the Addison campus at 1221 N. Swift Road, one of nine in Illinois.

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  19. Emanuel rakes in another $612,000 in campaign cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to media with a group of One Summer Chicago workers near the south Loomis Street viaduct July 6, 2015. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to media with a group of One Summer Chicago workers near the south Loomis Street viaduct July 6, 2015.

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  20. Is happy hour coming back? Brewery owner hates the ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Chicago Tribune

    MarySchmich RT @EricZorn: @MarySchmich and I will be guest-hosting for @BillWendyShow on @WGNRadio AM 720 from 9 until noon Monday. Please alert the #pa Piece Brewery and Pizzeria owner Bill Jacobs is a voice against the return of a legal happy hour in Illinois.

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