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CN July 17, 2014

  So why’d she do it? Why did Toni Preckwinkle, sitting atop stunning poll numbers and rising support all over the city, decide not to take on Mayor Emanuel? “There’s this whole network of very powerful, very wealthy people who’ve … Continue reading

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CN July 3, 2014

  The White Sox don’t fill The Cell all that often, so here’s what it looks like when it’s full. But did you know that, if you could bus every adult currently in prison in Illinois to this park, there would still … Continue reading

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CN November 14, 2013

Has Mayor Emanuel quietly hit on the pension reform formula that might work for him? Although the headlines said that pension reform failed yet again in Springfield last week, two things  point toward some quick movement in early December. First, … Continue reading

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CN August 22, 2013

    If you happen to live anywhere north of North Avenue and in a broad swath hugging the lake to just south of UIC – congratulations. You live in one of the safest contiguous collections of urban neighborhoods in … Continue reading

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