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City Council approves 2013 budget

By The Columbia Chronicle

November 19, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2013 budget proposal was passed overwhelmingly during a City Council meeting on Nov. 15 by a vote of 46-3.The $6.5 billion budget, which comes to $8 billion when grant funding is added, is the second Emanuel has drafted since he took office and focuses on expanding schools and on structural reform among the city’s departments.“We need to ensure that we are not only righting our fiscal ship, but [th...

Fact checking trending in 2012

By Kaley Fowler

October 29, 2012

By Kaley Fowler and Charles Jefferson, Metro Editor and Contributing WriterFact checkers abound in the 2012 presidential election, and they are casting new light on polls and political statements in an effort to properly inform the public.According to Bill Adair, editor of the fact-checking website PolitiFact.org, verifying facts has become crucial in this year’s election because of the vast amount of available information....

Wolf pack back in Chicago

By Lindsey Woods

November 28, 2011

The Chicago Wolves came back home after a four-game winning streak to face the San Antonio Rampage on Nov. 19. Unfortunately, the home-ice tripped the team up, ending a season-high streak in a 3-4 battle against the same team that showed up the players at the season opener in Texas.Outshooting the Rampage 24-9 in the last two periods wasn’t enough to bring the Wolves back from a deficit of three unanswered goals at the end of ...

Wolves embrace change this season

By Lindsey Woods

October 3, 2011

The Chicago Wolves have made quite a few changes since last year’s training camp. In addition to a new head coach and new assistant coach, most of the players are also new. During the summer, they switched their National Hockey League affiliation from the Atlanta Thrashers to the Vancouver Canucks.The Wolves training camp started last week, and their season opener will be on Oct. 8 in San Antonio.On June 27, the minor league...

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