Tag Archives: Chicago Tribune

CN Nov 9 2017 Jeremy Gorner

The City of Chicago and the University of Chicago recently released their Gun Trace report, an exhaustive study of about 21,000 guns the Chicago Police confiscated from our streets in hotel past three years. They were able to trace about … Continue reading

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CN Sep 7 2017

Michael Hawthorne’s not too worried that Chicago will have to deal with a Houston-like 50-inch rainfall any time in the near future. But Chicago, like Houston, has a lot of impermeable paving, endless parking lots and massive buildings with acres … Continue reading

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CN August 17 2017

Nothing much to report this week in the ongoing struggle to find equitable financing for Illinois’ public schools. The effort to override Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto has stalled for now in the House, where there aren’t enough votes. The bill … Continue reading

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CN Aug 10 2017

  Governor Rauner’s amendatory veto of the education funding bill may bite the dust in the next few days.  At least that’s what two of Chicago’s most connected reporters are thinking, and they share their insights with Chicago Newsroom this … Continue reading

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CN June 22 2017 (Bill Ruthhart)

  Police reform in Chicago appears to have stalled, or at least taken a very different path since the election of Donald Trump and the appointment of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General. Mayor Emanuel, who once swore he wanted a … Continue reading

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CN June 15 2017

We’re just a couple of weeks away from the dreaded “second installment” of Cook County property taxes, which will be due, most likely, on August 1. But if you’re a property owner, have you ever scanned that bill and wondered, … Continue reading

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CN June 1 2017

  Here’s what Natasha Korecki said in this morning’s Illinois Playbook: This is a day you’ll want to buy hard copies of the Sun-Times and the Tribune, sit down with a large cup of coffee, and read. There’s that much … Continue reading

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CN May 25 2017

What will a tronc-absorbed Sun-Times and Reader look like? Does anybody believe the claims that tronc will allow both to operate their own newsrooms independently? With Sun-Times circulation dropping below 130,000 per day, there are more people watching the ten-o’clock … Continue reading

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CN Oct 20 2016

  Well, now it’s out there. Mayor Emanuel would like a third term. And he’s making the case – gingerly at first, but possibly more confidently in the future – that he’s getting Chicago’s fiscal mess under control. Bill Ruthhart … Continue reading

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CN Sep 22 2016

  On the morning after Mayor Emanuel’s highly-promoted speech on crime and safety, there’s a broad range of reactions. And it seems fair to say that most reactions are in some way or another critical. We recorded our program a … Continue reading

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