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  1. Navy Pier to debut new 196-foot Ferris wheel next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KFVS12

    ... gondolas. The new wheel is part of a nearly $640 million project authorized in May 2013 by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that supports tourism and trade show redevelopment. Emanuel says it will help support the city's ongoing efforts to attract 55 million ...

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  2. IRB Nixes Arlington Request to Trim ProgramsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Blood Horse

    ... table games. Both the state and the City of Chicago are facing horrendous budget shortfalls, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is lobbying strongly for a Chicago Loop casino as part of expansion. However, the legislature and Gov. Bruce Rauner are ...

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  3. Mayor Rahm Emanuel Announces Open Applications For ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | City of Chicago

    Annual Program Will Host 125 of the Nation's Top Technology and Engineering Students in Chicago; Local Alumni Are Invited Back to Participate in Mentoring and Program Planning Sessions Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza is now accepting applications for participation in the third annual installment of the successful ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza program.

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  4. Democrats battle themselves on Chicago school pension billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Northwest Herald

    ... continuing a public relations campaign against the powerful Chicago Democrat by noting that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Rauner, and GOP legislative leaders were on board. "The speaker had Chicago Democrats vote against it," Rauner spokesman Lance ...

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  5. Chicago's Navy Pier to debut 196-foot Ferris wheel next yearRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | KRON 4

    ... Columbian Exposition. The upgrade is part of a nearly $640 million project authorized two years ago by Mayor Rahm Emanuel that supports tourism and trade show redevelopment. Emanuel said it will bolster the city's efforts to attract 55 million ...

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  6. Navy Pier is about to welcome a new attraction with year-round appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Business Journal

    ... The hope is the new attraction will help draw more visitors to the city and to Navy Pier. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has set a goal of attracting 55 millions visitors annually to Chicago by the year 2020. Emanuel is desperate to boost tourism to the ...

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  7. Mayor Emanuel and Navy Pier Announce the Purchase of a New, World...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | City of Chicago

    Home to the First-Ever Ferris Wheel at 1893 World's Fair, New State-of-the-Art 196-Foot Wheel Will be Privately Financed as Part of "Elevate Chicago" Redevelopment Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Navy Pier announced today that a new Ferris wheel has been purchased and will debut at Navy Pier in time for its 2016 Centennial. The new 196-foot wheel will fit into the space that will be vacated by the existing wheel that was installed in 1995.

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  8. Mayor Emanuel Highlights That Paving Season Is Going Strong Across ChicagoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | City of Chicago

    Crews Have Already Paved More Than 65 Miles of Streets; City is on Track to Meet Mayor's Commitment to Pave 300 Miles in 2015 Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that road construction season is in full swing across the City of Chicago. Paving crews have already completed more than 65 miles of street paving this year, and are on track to fulfill the Mayor's commitment of paving more than 300 miles of city streets this year.

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  9. Which States Recovered?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Glittering Eye

    I think I find Edward Lazear's explanation of which states recovered and which didn't a bit too simplistic: There are a number of ways to categorize a state's business climate. I focused on labor policies and average tax rates.

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  10. XS Tennis Village about to become realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Examiner.com

    With the help of the Chicago Housing Authority, XS Tennis and Education Foundation was able to acquired 13.5 acres of land in the Washington Park neighborhood, yesterday Mayor Emanuel and the XS Tennis Foundation broke ground to build, the long envisioned 112,000-square-foot world class tennis facility on the land to serve Chicago Public School students through the Foundations free in-school and after-school Tennis XSpress program. The building of XS Tennis Village will feature the state-of-the-art fitness center, running track, training space, eight indoor tennis courts and classrooms.

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  11. Delamaide: Pope joins bank criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | USA Today

    As President-elect Barack Obama prepared to take office at the height of the financial crisis in 2008, his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, famously said that no serious crisis should go to waste, Delamaide: Pope joins bank critics WASHINGTON - As President-elect Barack Obama prepared to take office at the height of the financial crisis in 2008, his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, famously said that no serious crisis should go to waste, Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1N5wsaN Pope Francis addresses the crowd during his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on June 17, 2015 at the Vatican. 1 comment

  12. The Margin: Passion over flags extends far beyond the simmering Confederate flag controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | MarketWatch

    ... to face those more important things.' " Not only do the flags of Chicago and Israel serve as a backdrop for Rahm Emanuel and Shimon Peres here, but Emanuel is wearing the distinctive Chicago flag on his lapel. "See," Mars observes at one point in ...

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  13. Report: Emanuel Says CPS is at "Breaking Point"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | NBC Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has finally broken his silence about Chicago Public Schools' financial crisis, saying the district will not be able to make the full pension payment due June 30 without making cuts in the classroom. Emanuel told the Chicago Sun-Times on Monday that CPS' finances are "at the breaking point" and the district does not have the $634 million needed to pay the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund in full.

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  14. Woman gets court supervision for threatening email to White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A Gold Coast woman was sentenced to a year of court supervision for sending an email to the White House threatening to "blow out the brains" of several people, including Rahm Emanuel, then President Barack Obama's chief of staff. Cook County Judge Neera Walsh sentenced Prabhjot Uppal after she pleaded guilty Monday to one count of misdemeanor harassment, defense attorney Stuart Goldberg said.

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  15. Emanuel asks state lawmakers to delay CPS teacher pension paymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Red Eye Chicago

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking to put off a massive teacher pension payment that's due at the end of the month until Aug. 10 under a measure that surfaced Tuesday and is speeding through the legislature. The request for a delay comes after a series of internal Chicago Public Schools reports indicated that even if the school district drained its checking account, maxed out its credit card and burned cash set aside for other debts, it still would not be able to make the pension payment of more than $600 million, cover payroll and pay all the other due bills.

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  16. Are Lobbyists Banned from House and Senate Gyms? | A Question of EthicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Roll Call

    ... than once in recent years. In 2010, for example, then-Rep. Eric Massa claimed that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel yelled at him about an upcoming House vote while both were naked in a House gym shower. In 2011, Rep. Anthony Weiner tweeted ...

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  17. City school system could get temporary pension reprieveRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking to put off a massive teacher pension payment that's due at the end of the month until Aug. 10 under a measure that surfaced Tuesday in the Illinois House. The request for a delay comes after a series of internal Chicago Public Schools reports indicated that even if the school district drained its checking account, maxed out its credit card and burned cash set aside for other debts, it still would not be able to make the pension payment of more than $600 million, cover payroll and pay all the other due bills.

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  18. Groups Unite To Battle Discriminatory Wage Hike Efforts In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Franchising.com

    The Coalition to Save New York Restaurants is a brand new organization that joins the International Franchise Association , the National Restaurant Association , and the New York State Restaurant Association in a concerted effort to fight discriminatory and mandated wage hikes throughout the state. A statement issued during the recent IFE Convention in New York says the Coalition was established to combat discrimination against the quick-service food industry in New York State, which is considering mandating a minimum wage increase for quick-serve food restaurants only.

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  19. Lollapalooza ticket offer targets top tech studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Red Eye Chicago

    The city of Chicago is again dangling Lollapalooza tickets to attract top students in technology fields to the city for the weekend - and then maybe to work here in startups after they graduate. The third annual "Thinkchicago: Lollapalooza" will host 125 students from July 30 to Aug. 2 as Mayor Rahm Emanuel tries to improve the city's performance as a tech innovator.

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  20. Chicago to replace Navy Pier Ferris wheel with taller oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Red Eye Chicago

    Navy Pier's Ferris wheel, an icon of the Chicago lakefront, will be dismantled this fall and replaced by a taller ride featuring temperature-controlled gondolas that will be ready in time for the pier's 2016 centennial. Pier officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel were set to announce Tuesday that the new wheel will rise to a height of 196 feet, almost 50 feet taller than the current wheel.

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