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  1. Mayor Emanuel and CTA Announce Renovation Work to Begin at Historic Quincy StationRead the original story

    Friday | City of Chicago

    The project will make the Loop 'L' station accessible and continues the Mayor's more than $8 billion investment to modernize transit Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA President Dorval R. Carter, Jr today announced the start of a major project to renovate the historic Quincy Loop station and make the 120-year-old station fully wheelchair accessible, while preserving its renowned historic appearance. "The renovation of the historic Quincy station is the next step on the path to ensuring every CTA station in Chicago is accessible to every resident of Chicago," said Mayor Emanuel.

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  2. Chicago's Fourth Annual "Divvy Week" to Kick Off on Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | City of Chicago

    Divvy, Chicago's popular bike share system, is kicking off its fourth annual "Divvy Week" on Earth Day, Saturday April 22. Celebrating Divvy's robust three-and-a-half years of operation in which Chicagoans and visitors have already taken more than ten million rides, the system will offer special promotions for both current members and those who want to give the system a spin for the first time during Divvy Week. The special offers include discounted 24-hour passes.

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  3. Chicago Riverwalk Kicks Off Summer Season with Opening Celebration Saturday, May 20Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 20 | City of Chicago

    Experience Chicago's riverfront during a free preview of summer programming including Tours, Parades with Puppets and Fishing at the Jetty-plus the "Dance of the Bridges," a music cruise and a grand finale pyrotechnic display The City of Chicago will kick off summer programming along the Chicago Riverwalk during a day-long celebration on Saturday, May 20 , 9am9pm . The celebration offers a preview of the summer programming that will be offered along the riverfront through October.

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  4. Mayor Emanuel Launches New Open Data PortalRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 16 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today launched a new, redesigned open data portal to help residents better navigate City information and use it in everyday life. For example, sidewalk caf permits will now be available on the portal, creating a one-stop resource for outdoor dining locations in the City.

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  5. Chicago River Bridge Lifts Mark Start Of 2017 Boating SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | City of Chicago

    The City of Chicago will begin the springtime bridge lifts this Saturday morning, allowing recreational boat traffic to move from boat storage yards to harbors across Lake Michigan. The Chicago Department of Transportation will begin lifting the movable bridges over the south and main branches of the Chicago River Chicago River so that sail boats and other pleasure craft can safely and easily move into summer docking locations up and down the shoreline.

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  6. Mayor Emanuel Statement on Chicago Riverwalk, Chinatown Branch Library Receiving Architizer A+ AwardsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued the following statement in response to the Chicago Riverwalk and the Chinatown Branch of the Chicago Public Library receiving recognition from the Architizer A+ Awards. The Chicago Riverwalk was recognized in the Landscape & Planning-Public Park category, and the Chinatown Branch Library was recognized in the Institutional-Libraries category .

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  7. Oemc Continues to Emphasize the "Help Us Help You!" Campaign During...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 13 | City of Chicago

    Program Highlights the Importance of Knowing What to Expect and Tips on Calling 9-1-1 Effectively to Get the Help Needed The Office of Emergency Management and Communications announces the "Help Us Help You!" educational campaign during National 9-1-1 Education Month to inform the public about how callers can help 9-1-1 call takers and dispatchers provide the appropriate resources to Chicagoans and visitors in emergency situations. Throughout the month of April and beyond, OEMC will be highlighting tips and other important information at community speaking engagements and CAPS meetings, as well as through social media, radio ads and digital message board displays across the city.

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  8. Mayor Emanuel Announces Record Attendance at NCAA Frozen Four Collegiate Hockey ChampionshipRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 9 | City of Chicago

    Over the past three days the University of Denver, Notre Dame, Minnesota-Duluth and Harvard put on an unforgettable show for a record number of Chicagoans and fans of college hockey. The series of three games set a new record for attendance at the site of the Frozen Four Championship.

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  9. CDOT Launches Final Phases of Devon Avenue Streetscape ProjectRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 30 | City of Chicago

    Ward) announced the start this week of the two final phases of the Devon Avenue streetscape project, a $15 million project that is modernizing and beautifying a 20-block stretch in the West Ridge Business District which is known for ethnically diverse mixture of shops and restaurants. The two phases cover the blocks from Kedzie Avenue to Sacramento Avenue and from Western Avenue to Leavitt Street.

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  10. Mayor Emanuel, City Clerk Valencia Introduce Municipal ID Ordinance to City CouncilRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 29 | City of Chicago

    Program to ensure all Chicago residents can obtain official identification; ID holders to have increased access to City services, programs & other benefits Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia today introduced an ordinance at City Council to create a Municipal ID program for all Chicago residents, regardless of immigration or housing status, criminal record, or gender identification. The Municipal ID card will be accepted by all City departments as a proof of identification.

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  11. Mayor Emanuel, CTA, CRRC Sifang America Break Ground On New CTA...Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | City of Chicago

    New Final Assembly Plant for CTA's Next-Generation 7000-Series Rail Cars will be Built by 2018 on the Southeast Side, Creating Hundreds of Local Jobs Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Chicago Transit Authority President Dorval R. Carter, Jr., CRRC Sifang America, CenterPoint Properties, Jobs to Move America , the Chicago Federation of Labor and World Business Chicago to break ground on a new $100 million facility on the Southeast Side of Chicago that will assemble the CTA's newest rail cars, the 7000-series, and create more than 300 skilled factory and new construction jobs.

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  12. Statement From Mayor Emanuel On The Passing Of Carolyn RushRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | City of Chicago

    "Carolyn Rush was a loving mother, a committed partner to Congressman Rush, and an uplifting voice for compassion and inclusion in the City of Chicago.

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  13. Statement From Mayor Rahm Emanuel On Amy Krouse RosenthalRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | City of Chicago

    Amy Krouse Rosenthal was more than a talented and prolific writer and filmmaker whose work brought warmth and joy to readers young and old. She was a personal friend, a proud Chicagoan, and a devoted mother, wife and daughter.

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  14. WOW Air Announces Chicago AS Its 10th North American DestinationRead the original story

    Monday Mar 27 | City of Chicago

    CHICAGO WOW air , Iceland's ultra-affordable transatlantic airline, will begin landing in the Windy City July 2017, with the inaugural flight from O'Hare International Airport on July 13, 2016. It's true; Chicagoans will have access to low-fare travel to Iceland, and WOW air's other European destinations, as of this summer.

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  15. Community Policing Advisory Panel Calls on Residents for InputRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | City of Chicago

    The Chicago Police Department and members of the Community Policing Advisory Panel today announced opportunities for residents of Chicago to engage and share ideas on the future of CPD's community policing efforts to build trust between the Department and residents they serve. The Panel will be hosting three Town Hall listening sessions and today launched a new online portal in order to receive the direct input from residents as the Department continues to renew its focus on community policing.

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  16. Mayor Emanuel Chicago Department Of Planning And Development The...Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | City of Chicago

    Lab, funded by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Comcast, will engage architectural firms to explore ideas for the development of Chicago's public river edges Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Department of Planning and Development and the Metropolitan Planning Council today announced the Chicago Urban River Edges Ideas Lab, a collaboration funded by The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation and Comcast. The Lab will engage select architectural firms with experience in designing award-winning riverfronts, parks and public spaces to develop design concepts that will lead to a unified design aesthetic for Chicago's riverfront.

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  17. Oemc Reminds Chicago to Celebrate this Weekend's St. Patrick's Day Events SafelyRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | City of Chicago

    The Office of Emergency Management and Communications encourages participants, spectators and residents to enjoy the many Chicago St. Patrick's Day events responsibly this weekend. Also, Chicagoans should be aware of traffic impacts throughout the city, especially on Saturday for the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade on Columbus and the South Side Irish Parade on Western on Sunday.

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  18. Mayor Emanuel Doubles "Day For Change" Homeless Pilot ProgramRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | City of Chicago

    Based on success of pilot, City of Chicago to double down on program to provide more than 550 homeless with day labor opportunities Mayor Emanuel announced today that the City of Chicago will make the Day for Change pilot a permanent fixture this year in its ongoing efforts to address homelessness. By doubling the program's capacity, the city is seeking to reach more homeless individuals through a unique program that provides an opportunity to engage in day labor and wraparound services.

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  19. Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Department Announce Successful Police...Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2017 | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Chicago Department of Human Resources Commissioner Soo Choi today announced that the City has successfully completed its CPD recruitment campaign, with 16,544 qualified applicants seeking to take the April 2017 Police Entry Exam, just one year after the previous exam. These applications come as a result of a two-month recruitment campaign aimed at supporting CPD's hiring goals to grow the Department by nearly 1,000 officers over the next two years and efforts to make the Department more reflective of the city it serves.

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  20. CDOT Announes City Crews Getting A Head Start On Filling Potholes Across ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | City of Chicago

    After a relatively mild and snow free January, the Chicago Department of Transportation announced that City crews are out in force filling potholes across the City. With 15 or 16 pothole crews out each day, CDOT is getting a head start on pothole season, which usually comes in late winter and early spring.

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