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Chicago officials admit reporters taped

Published: Nov. 12, 2012 at 2:17 PM CHICAGO, Nov. 12 (UPI) — Chicago officials said they mistakenly recorded two phone conversations with reporters without their knowledge, adding that it is not a widespread practice. Recording a conversation without the consent of all parties is a felony in Illinois, the Chicago …

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Media blackout of black Chicago protesters marching against Obama

Posted by Anne Sorock, Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 2:12pm Black Chicagoans from the south and west sides took their message to what they say is the source of the problem when they converged outside of a fundraiser held by Mayor Emanuel for Barack Obama and then marched to the …

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Beaten bartender’s suit will feature off-duty cop’s beating video at upcoming trial

Woman attacked by cop alleges police ‘code of silence’ led to cover-up By Annie Sweeney, Chicago Tribune reporter 7:06 a.m. CDT, October 22, 2012 The shocking videotape showed off-duty Chicago police Officer Anthony Abbate throw a female bartender half his size against a wall in the Northwest Side tavern, slam …

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More Taxes For Cigarettes, Bullets And Gambling In County Budget

CHICAGO (CBS) — Cook County could soon get a little more expensive for smokers. But they aren’t the only ones who will be shelling out more cash if Board President Toni Preckwinkle gets her way. Preckwinkle’s proposed $3 billion budget will include a $1 a pack tax hike in cigarettes …

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Get Rebates on a New Furnace Replacement Before End of 2012

October 2, 2012 – With the winter season coming, many households would expect their energy consumption to increase as they would use heating appliance more often. And so, they would look for ways to lower their monthly natural gas bill. The premier heating and air-conditioning firm, Around the Town Heating …

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92 Occupy Chicago protesters have cases dismissed

Sarah Schulte September 27, 2012 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — A Cook County judge has dismissed over 90 cases against Occupy Chicago activists arrested last October in Grant Park accused of violating the city’s park curfew. Cook County Court Judge Thomas Donnelly dismissed 92 cases on Thursday against the activists, who were …

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Melting the Rubber Stamp: Chicago’s Unelected Board of Education

By joel • Sep 12, 2012 • Print-Friendly The seven members of Chicago’s Board of Education, along with CEO Jean-Claude Brizard, are, in theory, responsible for the governance of the city’s schools. In reality, they are only accountable to the man that appointed them—Mayor Rahm Emanuel. As anyone who has …

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Chicago teachers say latest offer disappointing

By TAMMY WEBBER and DON BABWIN Associated Press US Video Buy AP Photo Reprints CHICAGO (AP) — The vice president of the Chicago Teachers Union said Saturday the city school district’s latest offer in contract negotiations was disappointing and that the wrangling would continue throughout the weekend, as tens of …

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Two dead in Legionnaires’ outbreak tied to Chicago hotel

By Mary Wisniewski Reuters 10:54 a.m. CDT, August 28, 2012 CHICAGO (Reuters) – Two people died and six others became ill after contracting Legionnaires’ disease in an outbreak linked to a Chicago Marriott hotel this summer, city health officials said. The eight cases were among 8,500 people staying at the …

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Obama: ‘Chicago Is an Example of What Makes This Country Great’

8:58 AM, Aug 13, 2012, By DANIEL HALPER In campaign remarks yesterday at the Bridgeport Art Center in Chicago, Illinois, President Barack Obama praised his adopted city, where he lived before becoming president of the United States. “Chicago is an example of what makes this country great,” Obama said. His …

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Chicago Police officer admits taking drug money in FBI sting

By Jeremy Gorner Tribune reporter 2:39 p.m. CDT, August 17, 2012 A veteran Chicago police officer pleaded guilty in federal court today to stealing thousands of dollars from an undercover FBI informant who he thought was working for drug dealers. As part of his plea deal, Kallatt Mohammed, who was …

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