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Mayor Rahm Emanuel: "Fix the budget and you can work through all the other issues."

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined us this morning before the first in a series of town halls he is hosting around Chicago to discuss the city’s budget. 46 more words

Steve Cochran

3 killed, 23 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

MyFoxChicago: Three people were killed and at least 23 others, including a 7-year-old girl, have been wounded in shootings across Chicago since late Friday. 791 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Local activist Mario Smith: "Anyone that is taking Donald Trump seriously is insane"

Mario Smith, local poet, educator and activist, joins Justin to recap the news of the week including the continuing fascination with Donald Trump, the shooting in Virginia, more gun violence in Chicago, the allegations against Derrick Rose and the hunger strike at Dyett High School… 9 more words

The Download

THE PRESCRIPTION FOR ILLINOIS' FINANCIAL HEALTH IN 2015? TAX THE RICH.

“We really do take the idea that we’re the defenders of the public trust – public education – very seriously.”

             – Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Jesse Sharkey, addressing the City Club of Chicago…

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Breaking down the numbers of the Chicago Board of Education's spending plan

Aldertrack.com’s Mike Fourcher joins Justin in-studio to break down the numbers of the budget passed by the Chicago Board of Education and what it means moving forward. 9 more words

The Download

CN August 27, 2015

Wanna spend a half-hour talking about the Illinois budget mess and the neutron-bomb that is the Illinois pension situation? No? Who could blame you?

But this conversation’s a little different, because it’s with a guy who was there. 5,260 more words

Chicago Newsroom Past Shows

Farewell to the King (February 23, 2011)

Well, I admit I was hoping for a runoff. I never liked the way Rahm Emanuel’s win in yesterday’s Chicago’s mayoral election was accepted as a foregone conclusion almost from the moment he announced his candidacy. 676 more words

Contemplating My Navel (Personal Blog)