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  1. O'Hare plans to test new app to help international travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... in June that Andolino - a favorite of former Mayor Richard M. Daley - had shared resignation plans with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. In what at times sounded like a swan song, Andolino hailed O'Hare's $8 billion O'Hare Modernization Program that allowed her ...

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  2. Fallon pays back betRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... Fallon announced Thursday on his late-night NBC show that he would make good on his deal with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to host the show from Chicago if the city's public school students read 2.4 million books over the summer. The students did even ...

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  3. Jimmy Fallon to pay off bet, bring 'Tonight Show' to ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Fallon announced Thursday on his late-night NBC show that he would make good on his deal with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to host the show from Chicago if the city's public school students read 2.4 million books over the summer. The students did even ...

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  4. Why mandating higher minimum wage isn't best way to address povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, among other city and state officials across the country, have recently proposed raising the minimum wage well beyond the current state-mandated levels of $9 an hour in California and $8.25 in Illinois. And public opinion polls generally show widespread support for these actions.

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  5. Wage increase will only increase unemploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Rahm Emanuel is promoting a wage hike as part of a political agenda. If passed, it will only create more unemployment. Fast food restaurants, ...

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  6. Wallenda to walk high in Windy CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... cold? And what if it's wet and icy?" Mr. Wallenda said he's had the full cooperation of city officials - Mayor Rahm Emanuel has said he supports the feat - though he still doesn't know if the city will waive a state law requiring a safety net. He ...

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  7. Fioretti law firms' unpaid bills could be fodder in Chicago mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... As Ald. Robert Fioretti embarks on a campaign to convince voters he'd be better at running the city than Mayor Rahm Emanuel, he's facing questions about why he and his law firms have been sued for not paying bills. Since 1999, Fioretti and two of ...

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  8. Chicago abandons plan to name high school after ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    US President Barack Obama walks alongside Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel after arriving on Air Force One at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois on May 22, 2014. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's attempt to boost support among African-Americans has backfired again, leaving him walking back plans to name a highly selective high school in a wealthy neighborhood after President Barack Obama.

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  9. Opinion: How Rahm Failed on Obama High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Chicago

    Here in Democratic Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's pitch to name a brand-new North Side high school after hometown hero Barack Obama - an otherwise winning concept - was instead greeted with scorn rather than celebration as critics wondered why City Hall overlooked the South Side, where the First Family has a home. Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett signed off on the idea months ago, unveiling splashy plans to open Barack Obama College Preparatory High School , a $60 million top-tier institution near Skinner North Classical School in the Old Town neighborhood, circa 2017.

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  10. Jimmy Fallon to pay up, broadcast 'Tonight Show' in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times-Picayune

    "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon says he'll keep his word to bring his show to Chicago, thanks to local students making good on their promise to read millions of words this summer. Fallon announced Thursday on his late-night NBC show that he would make good on his deal with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to host the show from Chicago if the city's public school students read 2.4 million books over the summer .

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  11. Chicago is launch city for Brand USA's "Market the Welcome" campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    ... campaign being launched today at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport . No, this isn't part of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel 's aggressive efforts to boost international tourism to Chicago. A new campaign related to that project is coming a bit later ...

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  12. George Deeb: The Next Big Startup EcosystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    ... for their economic woes, and launched the Illinois Invest Venture Fund and angel investor tax credits. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proven his commitment to helping the startup community succeed. All of these efforts are bearing fruit. There were 19 ...

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  13. The latest big thing from Mayor Rahm: Janitors without mopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Reader

    Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Board of Education hoped to pinch a few million pennies by privatizing school cleaning services. In his three years in office, Mayor Emanuel has tried such curious experiments in education as school libraries without librarians and school bathrooms without toilet paper .

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  14. Duly Noted: Jimmy Fallon on his way to Chicago, but we don't know whenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Host of NBC's "Tonight Show" Jimmy Fallon said he would tape an episode of his show in Chicago to pay off a bet with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Chicago Public Schools students' reading. It's not yet clear if Fallon and company will do more than one show, or even when it might happen.

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  15. Mayor Emanuel, Whole Foods, Alderman Thompson And Greater Englewood...Read the original story

    Friday | City of Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Whole Foods Co-CEO Walter Robb, Alderman JoAnn Thompson and Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation Executive Director/President Glen Fulton today announced a series of workshops to support small business growth in Greater Englewood and help those interested in becoming Whole Foods suppliers to access buyers and distribution. In July 2014, Mayor Emanuel, Alderman Thompson and Whole Foods broke ground on the planned 18,000-square-foot Whole Foods store that will anchor a 5.5-acre "Englewood Square" retail development planned for completion in 2016.

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  16. Obamacare promoter Zeke Emanuel says everyone should die at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Illinoisreview

    The Emanuel Brothers are well known for their caustic pragmatism - Rahm in politics, Ari in entertainment and Ezekiel in health care. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's brother "Zeke" was a key contributor to setting up ObamaCare.

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  17. David Bowie to release new album 'soon', says producer Tony ViscontiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NME

    ... retrospective exhibition 'David Bowie Is...' at Chicago's Museum Of Contemporary Art and the city's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has declared the day as officially belonging to the musician. In a proclamation, Bowie is hailed as "an undisputed global icon ...

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  18. White Sox owner, J.B. Pritzker subjects of fake Twitter accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Tribune

    ... s. Some bogus accounts are popular for posting snarky or irreverent comments. A parody account of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel acquired a wide following when he was running for the office in 2011.

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  19. Sign of the Times: Rahm Putting the Brakes on Large Signs Along Chicago RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Curbed

    Just weeks after Mayor Rahm Emanuel floated the idea of creating an ordinance to prevent the installation of any new signs that remotely resemble the one Donald Trump placed on the front of his namesake tower in River North, the mayor is ready to move forward with a new plan to introduce protections from large signs along the Chicago River. Dubbed the Chicago River Corridor Special Sign District , the new ordinance will control the size, materials used and placement of large signs on towers that are located along the Chicago River.

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  20. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the name-dropperRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chicago Reader

    September 18, 2014: Mayor Emanuel announced today that the city will honor President Barack Obama by not naming a Chicago Public School after him. Emanuel confirmed that the city's next selective enrollment high school won't be called Barack Obama College Prep, as the mayor had originally decreed.

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