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We must “meet our obligation to police and firefighters who answer our every call,” Mayor  Emanuel  told aldermen on Sept. 22.

Mayor Emanuel presents Chicago budget proposal

September 28, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented his 2016 budget proposal to the City Council on Sept. 22, unveiling a record proposed property tax hike, a new monthly garbage collection fee of $9.50 and what he claims are $...

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Chicago Magazine debuts Culture Festival

September 21, 2015

Residents can experience the culture of Chicago in addition to reading about it in the pages of Chicago Magazine as the longtime city monthly debuts its first cultural fest Sept. 26.The Chicago Magazine Cult...

Insulate grand juries from politics

By Editorial Board

March 9, 2015

The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of the police and the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved sparked a movement—Black Lives Matter—that has grown as discussion of police brutality continues across the country. Though the police officers responsible for the deaths of Garner and Brown will not have to answer to a judge or jury for their actions—Ferguson, Missouri, police office...

Race for Mayor 2015: It’s all about the Benjamin’s | The Columbia Chronicle

March 2, 2015

Incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy' Garcia will face each other in a runoff election, scheduled for Tuesday, April 7. The Chronicle sat down with the Illinois chapter of Common Cause, an organization that supports limiting special interest money in elections. They say politics is all about the money.Video by: Charles JeffersonFor more multimedia, visit

Mayor Emanuel asks Little League to reverse JRW decision

February 16, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked Little League officials to reconsider stripping Jackie Robinson West of their Championship Title. An investigation by the Little League found that some of the players lived outside...

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