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CN March 19, 2015, Part 2

Think the Rahm/Chuy race is the only show in town? There’s exciting action in many of the heated ward runoffs.¬†Miguel de Valle, who was himself a mayoral candidate only 4 years ago and has for years been a progressive voice in Chicago politics, says there’s a “power struggle” going on in that vast stretch of largely Hispanic wards from Logan Square all the way to Harlem. 975 more words

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New Chicago limits on petcoke piles clear hurdle

KCBX petcoke is sprayed to keep the dust down at a storage facility on the Southeast Side of Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans, Chicago Tribune)

By John Byrne… 276 more words


Throw the aldermanic bums out. And drop some coin into the Inspector General's cup.

Here is a cool job.

You start work on your first day. But you don’t have to show up. You don’t have to clock in or fill out a time sheet. 153 more words

Chi-town Stories

August 1862


Federal Secretary of State William Seward instructed Charles Francis Adams, minister to Great Britain, to neither receive nor discuss any British offers to mediate the war. 1,517 more words

Abraham Lincoln

Petcoke, the Koch brothers and the 10th Ward.

Susan Sadlowski Garza talks to her neighbors at last night’s meet-and-greet in the 10th Ward.

I took a drive to the 10th Ward last night. 715 more words

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