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  1. Things to know on Chicago's new $13 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Connecticut Post

    Sam Toia, center, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association, leads Aldermen, merchants, and business leaders in a news conference voicing opposition to a proposed increase of Chicago's minimum wage to $13 an hour Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Chicago. Chicago is set to become the latest U.S. city to raise its minimum wage, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel fast-tracks a politically popular plan to reach $13 per hour amid his bid for a second term and criticism that he's out-of-touch with working people.

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  2. Things to know on Chicago's new $13 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Connecticut Post

    Chicago's minimum-wage workers will earn $13 an hour by 2019 under a plan the City Council approved overwhelmingly on Tuesday. Pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the change makes the nation's third-largest city the latest to raise its rate.

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  3. Woman dies after shooting at Nordstrom in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Connecticut Post

    Authorities say a woman who was shot by her ex-boyfriend inside a Nordstrom in Chicago before he turned the gun on himself has died. The Cook County medical examiner's office says 22-year-old Nadia Ezaldein was pronounced dead at 3:43 p.m. Saturday.

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  4. Jane Byrne, Chicago's 1st female mayor, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    In this Dec. 10, 1979 file photo, Chicago Mayor Jane Byrne attends a dinner in Chicago, for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, right, as Ethel Kennedy, left, enter with the mayor. Byrne, Chicago's first and only female mayor, has died at the age of 81. Byrne's daughter, Kathy, says her mother died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 at a hospice in Chicago.

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  5. Jane Byrne, Chicago's 1st female mayor, Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor. She became part of city lore because of how she won: beating an incumbent who voters thought had bungled the reaction to a blizzard that paralyzed the streets.

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  6. Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    The 35-year-old high-wire artist - great-grandson of Karl Wallenda of the famous Flying Wallendas circus family - plans to perform two nail-biting walks that will be televised Sunday to millions of viewers around the world. The Discovery Channel will use a 10-second delay for the broadcast, allowing producers to cut away if Wallenda falls.

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  7. Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Daredevil Nik Wallenda, listens to a question during a news conference Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in Chicago. On Sunday, Wallenda will attempt to walk uphill at a 15-degree angle from the Marina City west tower across the Chicago River to the top of the 635-foot Leo Burnett Building.

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  8. Quincy Market and the 'festival marketplace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Customers wait for their orders at Aris B-B-Q in the food court of Quincy Market Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 in Boston. It has been four decades since Quincy Market became the inspiration for pedestrian city centers across the nation and now the market's new owners want to reimagine the iconic complex to fit the rapid redeveloping city around it.

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  9. Police: Shots fired at 'L' train in Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Police say a gunman standing on a subway platform opened fire on a commuter train in downtown Chicago, though no one was injured. Chicago Police spokesman Martin Maloney says officers arrested a suspect a short distance away after the Thursday shooting and recovered a weapon.

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    Sep 17, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire and now has his sights on Chicago's iconic skyscrapers - partly because of the city's reputation for being windy. Never mind that many historians believe the Windy City nickname was coined because of blowhard politicians.

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  11. Wallenda: Spectacle, legacy inspire Chicago walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Daredevil Nik Wallenda poses for a portrait on the roof of the Leo Burnett Building in downtown Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

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  12. Chicago's Little League champs return as heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Members of the Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League baseball team participate in a rally celebrating the team's U.S. Little League Championship Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Chicago.

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    Aug 27, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Free of graffiti and absent so much as a kid's initials carved in the grandstand benches, Jackie Robinson Park is outfitted with a digital scoreboard and mechanical pitching machines.

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    Jul 31, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Chicago police say a demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself at their office in a downtown high-rise office building.

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  15. Cops: Demoted worker kills CEO before killing selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    A demoted worker shot and critically injured his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago high-rise in the city's bustling financial district, police said.

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    Jun 16, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    A federal judge on Monday ended nine years of federal oversight of Chicago municipal hiring, agreeing the nation's third-largest city has put effective mechanisms in place to curb illegal patronage, or the hiring of people based on their political or personal connections.

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  17. Judge lifts federal oversight on Chicago hiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Attorney Michael L. Shakman speaks to the media at the Dirksen Federal Building in Chicago on Monday, June 16, 2014, after a federal judge found that Chicago finally has controlled the patronage that long dominated hiring practices and propelled the political machine that kept Democrats in power and even helped presidents win the White House.

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  18. Chicago's Willis Tower bays reopen after cracksRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    This Wednesday, May 28, 2014 photo provided by Alejandro Galibay shows the cracked coating of one of the glass bay of The Ledge, a popular tourist attraction on the 103rd story of the Willis Tower in Chicago.

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