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Record Number Of Chicagoans Without Water Due To Frozen Pipes

CHICAGO (CBS) — City crews are scrambling as a record number of people are without water because of frozen pipes. And, as CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports, relief for those suffering seems like a long way off. Some residents have taken to shoveling snow into buckets and then boiling it …

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Shadows of Liberty

FREE screening (and panel) of a new film about the media – “Shadows of Liberty” – Feb. 25th, 7PM ‘Shadows of Liberty’ Launches National Screening Tour at Northwestern University School of Law!!! Chicago, IL — On TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, at 7:00 PM at the Northwestern University School of Law (357 …

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Rahm the Impaler

“Trending toward insolvency.” “The country’s worst school system.” “The murder capital of America.” This is Rahm Emanuel’s third year as mayor of Chicago, and everything is under control. By Neil Steinberg on February 19, 2014 Read more: Rahm Emanuel Mayor Interview – Rahm Emanuel Profile – Esquire

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Men accused of flooding Trump Tower after being denied bar service

By Rachel Cromidas, RedEye 2:35 p.m. CST, February 18, 2014 A third man has been charged with flooding parts of Trump Tower, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage, after he and two friends were denied service at a bar because they were intoxicated, police said. Daniel T. Maradei, …

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How to stop Chicago from ruining Uber and Lyft

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed an ordinance that would force the popular ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft to drastically change the way they do business, if not shut down operations in the city entirely. The proposal contains numerous unnecessary provisions that would harm Uber and Lyft drivers as well …

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The Chicago Tribune’s War On Dissent: Activists Respond

Author:  CIMC On February 10, the influential Chicago Tribune published a lengthy and extraordinary editorial demanding that the judge in the NATO 3 case impose harsh sentences on defendants Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Betterly, who’d been found innocent days earlier of state terrorism charges. The judge successfully encouraged …

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(New Music): Pelle Escobar – Escobar

Stack Or Starve Approved & Finesse King Dj’s Present One of the hottest songs in the streets of chicago right now! Pelle Escobar, by way of the West Side Of Chicago brings you “Escobar” , a street anthem and for sure club smash! As Pelle puts it “I wanted to …

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The 7 worst things in Chicago’s proposed Uber ordinance

posted by Jacob Huebert on 02/11/2014 Last week, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed an ordinance that would regulate popular ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft in Chicago. Emanuel often claims that he wants Chicago to be friendly to new businesses, innovation and technology. Unfortunately, his proposal is anything but …

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