Tag Archives: Hal Dardick

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 June 2, 2016

Forrest Claypool laid it out in stark terms yesterday. Unless there’s a state budget, with funding for Chicago Public Schools, no Chicago school will open in September. They just don’t have the money. “I don’t think he’s posturing,” says Tribune … Continue reading

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CN Nov. 19, 2015

If Mayor Emanuel was right when he said so often in the past that his red-light and speed cameras were just there to protect our children, then our children are even safer that we imagined.  Because according to a series … Continue reading

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CN June 18, 2015

  So when was the first time you heard the term “Scoop and Toss”? You’re probably aware by now that the City’s apparently been scooping and tossing for years, but can you actually define the process? The Tribune’s Hal Dardick … Continue reading

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CN April 9, 2015

  Rahm Emanuel had a ground game after all.  At least for the runoff. He saw how it worked out for him in the February general election, not having one, and he apparently didn’t like what he saw. In fact, now … Continue reading

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CN December 4, 2014

  Our special guest this week: Mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia. Also joining us, Evelyn Garcia, the candidate’s wife, and Hal Dardick, city hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune. We covered school policy, including charters and an elected school board … Continue reading

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CN Sep. 25, 2014

  Here are a couple of facts that WBEZ’s Chip Mitchell has reported about the now stripped-of-his-powers Commander of the Harrison District, Glenn Evans: “He has had at least 52 excessive force complaints in his 28-year career. If we’re talking about … Continue reading

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CN May 8, 2014

  There was something of a Chicago media tour embarked upon this week by CTU President Karen Lewis. She spoke at the City Club of Chicago, where she excoriated the Mayor and demanded that the city’s business and political elites find more … Continue reading

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CN Sep 19, 2013

  Governor Quinn got some great news this week – he pretty much has the Democratic primary to himself.  It isn’t clear that Bill Daley would have beaten Quinn, but the Tribune’s Hal Dardick says things have really fallen Quinn’s … Continue reading

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CN January 24, 2013

Here’s an interesting mind-game. Imagine for a minute that Chicago didn’t have the vast network of Fire Department ambulances and life-support equipped fire engines, along with the incredibly effective trauma staffs at area hospitals. Now take into consideration the 1,893 … Continue reading

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