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  1. Chicagoan retires after 26 years of Naval serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Senior Chief Navy Counselor Ginger Stevenson of Chicago, assigned to Navy Recruiting District San Antonio, was piped ashore by her fellow chief petty officers at the conclusion of her retirement ceremony. Stevenson, who served as an assistant chief recruiter from December 2016 to September 2018, retired with more than 26 years of faithful and honorable service.

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  2. A lighter moment from 9/11 a " courtesy of Mayor DaleyRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    On the less-serious side, Bill Cameron remembers how 9-11 produced one of Mayor Daley's greatest hits! Just a few weeks after 9-11-2001, Mayor Daley was asked how Chicagoans should evacuate downtown in the event of a terrorist attack, and it produced some unintended hilarity. "One thing you know," the mayor stated, "Any emergency, ya get away from it! That is common sense! Ya don't rush up to a fire.

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  3. Lightfoot stays in Mayoral race even if Preckwinkle jumps inRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Candidate for mayor Lori Lightfoot is vowing to stay in the race, even if Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle jumps in. On the line from Washington where she's on a fundraising trip, Lightfoot Told WLS she's not going anywhere, "I have absolutely no intention of dropping out.

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  4. Rahm's not running, so what's next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Now that Mayor Emanuel has surprised the Chicago political scene with the announcement he won't seek a third term, what happens next? Big money and perhaps Barack Obama will trying draft a big name for mayor. Valarie Jarrett, Lisa Madigan and Arne Duncan come to mind.

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  5. Johnson worries Chicagoans think street violence is - normal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Are most Chicagoans REALLY concerned about street violence? Bill Cameron says even Police Supt Eddie Johnson has his doubts. "I was out on the West Side one day and I was watching kids play on the playground.

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  6. Former Gov. Pat Quinna s Quest to Get Mayoral Term LimitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Big John and Ramblin' Ray are joined by Former Governor of Illinois, Pat Quinn, where they talk about mayoral term limits.

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  7. Quinn shows poll that says his two term limit proposal is gaining popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn says he has a poll suggesting his petition drive for a two-term limit on Chicago mayors - including Rahm Emanuel - is popular. Quinn's self-serving poll of 600 Chicagoans suggests 59% are for limiting mayors to two terms and 75% are for at least letting the question on the Nov 6th ballot.

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  8. Work continues on Chicago River a Wild Milea projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Shedd Aquarium and environmental nonprofit Urban Rivers have partnered to create native plant gardens in the Chicago River as part of a Wild Mile project, the Chicago Tribune reported . "We can bring the river back," said Andy Casper, director of freshwater research at Shedd Aquarium.

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  9. Charges Filed In Shooting Of ATF AgentRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Ernesto Godinez, 27, of Chicago, was charged Tuesday in connection with the shooting of an ATF agent. A federal criminal complaint charges him with assault of a Federal Officer with a dangerous and deadly weapon.

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  10. Emanuel and Daley wars of words continuesRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Mayor Emanuel is responding to Bill Daley's scolding of Rahm for something the mayor said to on Bill Cameron's "Connected to Chicago" program here on WLS. The Mayor said he's had to impose so many tax increases for pensions on Chicagoans because of what Mayor Daley left him.

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  11. City Council to consider new car-sharing service for ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Chicagoans who can hop on a bike, ride it around and park it somewhere else in the city may soon be able to do the same thing with a car. The City Council this week will consider a proposal to let Car2Go set up shop in parts of the city's North Side and near South Side.

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  12. Garry - McCarthy announces hea s running for MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Former police Superintendent Garry McCarthy is officially declaring that he is running for Mayor of Chicago next year, challenging the incumbent Mayor who fired him over two years ago. McCarthy released a biographical video in which he said he will challenge Rahm Emanuel, who McCarthy accuses of failing to stop gun violence or reduce taxes in the city.

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  13. It's Official: McCarthy after Rahm's jobRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    The Chicago Police Superintendent that Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired - Garry McCarthy - has officially declared his candidacy for mayor in an on-line video. McCarthy believes the mayor threw him under the bus to save his skin after the video of the Laquann McDonald killing by police was released.

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  14. Garry McCarthy inching closer to running for MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Former Chicago top cop Garry McCarthy is sounding more and more like he is going to run for Mayor next year against Rahm Emanuel, the man who fired McCarthy in 2015. McCarthy held a fundraiser Sunday at the Irish American Heritage Center on the Northwest Side, telling the crowd that he will make his plans official sometime next month.

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  15. More than 1,000 flights canceled as snowstorm slams MidwestRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    More than 1,000 US flights have been canceled and drivers urged to stay off the roads as a winter storm slammed the Midwest on Friday with at least 1 inch of snow per hour. Heavy snow and strong winds already are pounding Chicago and Detroit, where major public school systems opted not to open Friday, CNN meteorologist Haley Brink said.

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  16. Chicago is bracing for its biggest snow since 2015Read the original story

    Feb 8, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A narrow band of very heavy snow will hit the United States' third largest city by population beginning Thursday night. Schools will be closed as millions see accumulations of 8 to 14 inches by late Friday.

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  17. Emanuel responds to Chris Kennedy's attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Kennedy accused Emanuel of intentionally driving blacks and other Chicagoans of color out of town with his gentrifying economic development policies. The mayor said the Tribune's right to say Kennedy's hallucinating and added this about Kennedy, "It is easy to cast blame and to point fingers.

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  18. CTA to offer free train and bus rides on New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | WLS-AM Chicago

    Chicagoans, leave your car at home this New Year's Eve - the CTA will offer free train and bus rides for revelers.

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