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City Testing New Weapon In War On Rats: Dry Ice

(CBS) — City Hall is testing a new way to rid Chicago of rats: dry ice.

You heard that right.

Dry ice is carbon dioxide in solid form, and as it melts it transforms into a suffocating gas. 64 more words

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Chicago City Hall Makes Latest Bid To End Homelessness

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(CBS) — Mayor Emanuel has launched the latest in a series of efforts to end homelessness. 89 more words

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Tent City In Chicago's Uptown Grows

(CBS) — A group raising funds to buy tents for the homeless on the city’s North Side is being criticized for its efforts.

CBS 2’s Sandra Torres reports. 288 more words

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Donna More Set To Lay Out her Plan to Fight Gun Violence

Donna More Set to Lay out Her Plan to Fight Gun Violence

Backed by Families of Shooting Victims

With Chicago gun violence at near epidemic levels, Cook County State’s Attorney candidate Donna More is launching a major initiative to combat gun violence. 169 more words

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Cabbies, Uber Drivers Square Off At City Hall

CHICAGO (CBS) — After a failed 24-hour strike last week, activists from the taxi industry took their fight to City Hall on Wednesday, protesting what they say is preferential treatment for rival ride-sharing companies. 319 more words

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Homeless Activists Sleep at Chicago City Hall

Homeless Activists Sleep

at Chicago City Hall

Homeless Activists Sleeping

Overnight Outside City Hall

“The phrase “persistent poverty” implies that poverty persists despite society’s best efforts to end it. 548 more words

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