Monthly Archives: April 2012

CN April 26, 2012

Mayor Emanuel’s Infrastructure Trust passed the City Council on Tuesday with only 7 dissenting votes.  And if you’re 25 today, you’ll be 126 when this complicated deal expires. As proposed by the mayor, and enthusiastically endorsed by alderpersons as philosophically … Continue reading

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CN April 19, 2012

Well, were you driving at 36 mph any time today in Chicago? It’s official – Rahm Emanuel’s gonna be watching you, and he’s about ready to ding you $35 bucks for the privilege. In the name of protecting children, the … Continue reading

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CN April 12, 2012

The largest municipal election in the country is coming down to its final week, and voting begins next Thursday – right here in Chicago. You didn’t know?  Well, it’s the 11th Local School Council election, in which thousands of seats … Continue reading

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Please scroll down to see this week’s show and all previous shows. Welcome to the Chicago Newsroom home page and archive. At Chicago Newsroom, we like to talk about the week’s local news and about local journalism. We invite reporters, … Continue reading

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CN April 5, 2012

  In Chicago, culture can be a very political thing. Mayor Emanuel is deeply involved with the city’s culture, showing up regularly at plays, concerts and recitals. But there are fears that, in this period of deep budget cutting, a … Continue reading

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