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Monthly Archives: August 2014
Should the news media cover each and every murder that happens in our city? Can five or six murders that might happen in one weekend be reduced to a kind of box-score? Our guests this week answer that question … Continue reading
Has Rahm Emanuel distinguished himself as the Transportation Mayor? Has he shown he knows how to shake money out of the Washington money trees? “He has,” says Tribune Getting Around transportation reporter Jon Hikevitch, “But he’s been fortunate, too. … Continue reading
Chicago Public Schools has announced that it’s making FY 2015 a smidge longer – like about 60 days. That’s so it can double-dip on tax revenue to fill this year’s budget hole. But, you ask, won’t that make FY … Continue reading
Who knew that in these austere times, our public housing authority was the most cash-flush agency around? No deficits here – they’e sitting on more than $350 million in reserves. How’d they do it? By not issuing all the rental … Continue reading