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Aldermen, have your heads stopped spinning over all the details in that McCormick Place/Navy Pier megadeal announced Thursday? If so, we have some questions for you. No, not about that megadeal. About the last megadeal. The one on revising the parking...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD — A former commissioner of the state’s executive ethics panel got slapped with a $2,500 fine for participating in a political event — a violation of the very standards he oversaw. Stephen Thurston’s fine was...
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Although Chicago teachers have signed off on their new contract, the lingering anxiety about the future of the city's public education system surfaced Thursday as aldermen stepped up a call for hearings on potential school closings. Chicago Public...
Hundreds of community activists, parents, students and union leaders are expected to converge Wednesday morning at Chicago Public Schools'headquarters to pressure the school board to reject a reform package that includes closing or overhauling 17...
Tribune reportersThe Chicago City Council overwhelmingly approved a resolution today in support of a longer school day for public school children -- the same day a fourth school in the city voted to add 90 minutes to its day. “With this resolution the city of...
South Side Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. was elected chairman of the Chicago City Council's Black Caucus today. The 21st Ward alderman defeated Ald. Latasha Thomas, 17th, in a vote among African-American aldermen after the council meeting. Thomas declined...
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 12:05 p.m. Several Chicago African-American aldermen who are safely re-elected today pledged to help to their colleagues who face runoffs. During a closed-door meeting at City Hall, members of the City Council black caucus said.......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 11:41 a.m.; updated at 2:57 p.m. Ald. Walter Burnett resigned today as chairman of the Chicago City Council's black caucus. The 27th Ward alderman, who has chaired the 19-member group of African-American aldermen for nearly......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 11:35 a.m.; last updated at 2:21 p.m. Wal-Mart will open two more stores on the South Side next year, city officials and the giant retailer announced today. A store with a grocery and pharmacy will......
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 2:25 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today added the personal touch to his financial support and endorsement of 17th Ward Ald. Latasha Thomas, appearing with her at a get-out-the-vote rally in advance of Tuesday's runoff election.......
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