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Chicago's First Female Mayor

When Jane Byrne was elected mayor of Chicago in April of 1979, the Windy City became the largest American city with a female mayor.

45 years earlier, she was born Jane Margaret Burke on Chicago’s north side. 163 more words


The Download's Swap Meet: That junk might be worth something

It’s Wednesday so that means Greg Flamm is here to talk about your junk on another episode of the “Swap Meet.” Do you have an old collectible that you think might be worth something? 89 more words

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