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  1. Statement From Mayor Emanuel On The Election Of Harold Baine's And...Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | City of Chicago

    Congratulations to Harold Baines and Lee Smith, two ballplayers who thrilled Chicagoans on both sides of town with mastery of their craft. Harold Baines was, quite simply, a professional hitter, who showed up every day to hit -- and hit, and hit.

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  2. CPS Earns Spot on AP Honor Roll for Sixth Consecutive YearRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 6 | City of Chicago

    CPS is the Largest School District to be Named to AP Honor Roll in 2018, and the Only Large Urban District to Earn a Spot on the AP Honor Roll for Six Consecutive Years Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS CEO Dr. Janice K. Jackson released the following statement on Chicago Public Schools being named to the AP District Honor Roll for the sixth consecutive Year: "Chicago's students continue to shatter records and lead the nation in Advanced Placement participation and attainment, which means more CPS students are better prepared for college than ever before.

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  3. Mayor Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago Announce Men of Color in Education InitiativeRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 4 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and City Colleges of Chicago today announced the Men of Color in Education initiative, a first of its kind program in Chicago to support men of color pursuing careers in the education field. MCE will launch on three distinct tracks in summer 2019, and will provide students with college coursework, mentorship, and work-based learning experiences.

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  4. Mayor Emanuel Announces 100,000 Graffiti Removal Requests Completed So Far This YearRead the original story

    Monday Dec 3 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Department of Streets and Sanitation Commissioner John Tully to announce graffiti removal crews have completed more than 100,000 service requests in 2018. Complaints are down 16 percent this year and crews have an average response rate of four days or less.

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  5. Mayor Emanuel Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Pop-Up License Supporting...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 3 | City of Chicago

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareo today announced that the new Pop Up License is now available for entrepreneurs and property owners. The innovative and business-friendly new license type supports citywide efforts to fill vacant stores and invigorate neighborhoods with new businesses.

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  6. CDOT Celebrates Graduation of Greencorps Chicago Job Training Program ...Read the original story

    Friday Nov 30 | City of Chicago

    The Chicago Department of Transportation and City representatives today celebrated the graduation of a new group of trainees from Greencorps Chicago, the City's green industry job training program for individuals with barriers to employment. Participants in the nine-month program gained extensive training and practical experience in the classroom and in the field in ecological restoration, landscaping, tree care, carpentry, green infrastructure and environmental health and safety.

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  7. Mayor Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and Ken Griffin Announce the ...Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | City of Chicago

    To celebrate completing the Lakefront Trail Separation Project, the FREE fun run will bring together Chicago residents from neighborhoods across the City; Participants will receive beanies and mittens Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join the Chicago Park District and Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Citadel Ken Griffin to announce the Lakefront Chill 5K, a fun run to celebrate the completion of the Lakefront Trail Separation project. The fun run kicks off at Museum Campus Drive and Waldron Drive on Saturday, December 15 at 8:00AM.

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  8. Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Krishnamoorthi and City Colleges Announce...Read the original story

    Nov 12, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado today at Wright College announced that funding from the passage of Rep. Krishnamoorthi's legislation, The Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act , known as The Perkins Act, will support the continued modernization of CTE programs in Chicago. The Perkins Act is the main source of federal funding for high school and postsecondary CTE programs in Illinois.

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  9. Statement from Mayor Emanuel on the Passing of Henry HendersonRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2018 | City of Chicago

    "Henry Henderson devoted his professional life in service to the protection of Chicago and the Great Lakes' natural habitat. His tenacity, ability to bring all voices to the table, and concern for communities most impacted by environmental challenges made a lasting difference during his time as Chicago Commissioner for Environment.

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  10. Mayor Emanuel Interviews Food Critic Steve Dolinsky about Pizza on "Chicago Stories"Read the original story

    Nov 4, 2018 | City of Chicago

    On this week's episode of Chicago Stories , Mayor Emanuel sat down with Chicago food critic Steve Dolinsky to talk about his epic journey to over 100 different pizza spots across the Chicago-area, sharing his biggest discoveries, best-kept secrets, and everything else along the way. As Steve learned, what makes Chicago the nation's pizza capital isn't the deep dish we're famous for - OE - - OEdelicious as it is - OE - - OEbut the sheer variety of styles our city has to offer.

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  11. Mayor Emanuel, CTA Continue Investments to Improve Transit ExperienceRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2018 | City of Chicago

    First-ever public art and architecture book, three new Chicago Architecture Center tours and continued upgrades of security camera network are among several recent projects to benefit customers Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval R. Carter, Jr. today announced major milestones on two ways CTA is working to improve the transit experience - the installation of nearly 500 new security cameras and a new coffee table book and Chicago Architecture Center tours focused exclusively on art and architecture in CTA stations. "CTA customers expect and deserve the kind of investments that benefit their daily commutes and boost their overall riding experience," said Mayor Emanuel.

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  12. Mayor Emanuel Joins Illinois Tech in Opening New Kaplan Innovation CenterRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2018 | City of Chicago

    The first new academic building on Illinois Tech campus in 40 years, the Kaplan Institute will allow all students to problem-solve through project based work in a contemporary, highly-collaborative space Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Illinois Institute of Technology today to open the new Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship. The Kaplan Institute the first new academic building on Illinois Tech's campus in nearly 40 years will foster collaboration among undergraduate students, faculty, alumni and business partners with the goal of developing the diverse technical talent needed in today's business world.

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  13. Mayor Emanuel Announces City Has Surpassed 2000 Miles of Roadways Resurfaced Since 2011Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the City of Chicago has repaved or reconstructed more than 2,000 miles of streets and alleys under his watch, including more than 225 miles in 2018 to date, improving quality of life and safety for everyone making their way through the City's neighborhoods. The work was part of an unprecedented push to upgrade the City's transportation infrastructure as part of the Mayor's Building a New Chicago program.

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  14. Mayor Emanuel Announces City Has Surpassed 2,000 Miles of Roadways Resurfaced Since 2011Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Under Mayor Emanuel's Watch, the City has Made an Unprecedented Push to Upgrade the Condition of Chicago Streets and Pave the Way for Success in the 21st Century Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the City of Chicago has repaved or reconstructed more than 2,000 miles of streets and alleys under his watch, including more than 225 miles in 2018 to date, improving quality of life and safety for everyone making their way through the City's neighborhoods. The work was part of an unprecedented push to upgrade the City's transportation infrastructure as part of the Mayor's Building a New Chicago program.

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  15. Mayor Emanuel and Superintendent Johnson Announce 107 New OfficersRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson today announced 107 new officers will be deployed to their district assignments as part of the city's plan to add nearly 1,000 police officers to safeguard neighborhoods. "Not only are these new officers making a sacrifice of service to this city, but they are making a commitment to our future," said Mayor Emanuel.

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  16. Mayor Emanuel Announces New Investments In Homeless ServicesRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Department of Family and Support Services Commissioner Lisa Morrison Butler today announced a $1.1 million investment in the 2019 budget to support homeless residents in Chicago. Funding will support a pilot to support homeless residents living in encampments, as well as supportive services for homeless families transitioning into Chicago Housing Authority housing.

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  17. Mayor Emanuel Announces $2 Million to Fight OpioidsRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant to support the city's fight against the opioid crisis. The four-year grant will support the Opioid Overdose Reversal Project, which will support efforts to train and equip Chicago Police Department patrol officers in all 22 Police Districts to carry and use naloxone to reverse overdoses "This new investment ensures that our first responders have the tools and training they need to tackle the opioid crisis head-on and to work directly with residents to reduce the unnecessary opioid overdoses," said Mayor Emanuel.

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  18. Mayor Emanuel Announces New Investments in Mental HealthRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2018 | City of Chicago

    The investments will better connect residents to mental health service providers, expand the city's capacity for emergency psychiatric care and support coordinated mental health community responses following traumatic events. This budget proposal builds on mental health improvements and is aimed at filling remaining gaps in Chicago's larger mental health infrastructure.

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  19. Mayor Emanuel Announces $2.07 Million Boost in Funding to Support...Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2018 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that his 2019 budget proposal will include an additional $2.07 million investment to support the employment of returning citizens and beautification efforts in communities with elevated levels of gun violence. Over 200 more returning citizens would get city funded jobs or support under the Mayor's proposed budget, bringing the total number of city employment opportunities or supports to 2,595.

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  20. CDPH Encourages Residents to be Actively Healthy and Get Your Flu Shot TodayRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | City of Chicago

    As part of their ongoing efforts to limit the negative impact of influenza, the Chicago Department of Public Health launched its annual awareness campaign to encourage residents to be actively healthy and get their annual flu shot. The campaign features transit, broadcast and digital ads in English and Spanish and also an updated Flu Clinic Finder that directs Chicagoans to locations where they can conveniently get a vaccine at no cost to the individual.

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