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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

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Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration

Lightfoot targets gun violence in inauguration Mayor Lori Lightfoot is sworn into office on May 20, 2019, as Chicago’s first African American woman and first “openly Gay” mayor. Much of Lightfoot’s inauguration speech reflected many of the same principles that were reiterated 40 years ago when on April 16, 1979, Jane Byrne was inaugurated as…

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Chicagoland American Arab Chamber to host Iftar with Chicago Police

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Chicagoland American Arab Chamber to host Iftar with Chicago Police

Chicagoland American Arab Chamber to host Iftar with Chicago Police Arab-American Chamber of Commerce to host Ramadan Iftar at Chicago Police Headquarters with Commander Eddie Johnson, former Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson, leaders of Chicagoland’s Muslim, Christian and Jewish faiths What: The Arab American Chamber of Commerce is hosting an interfaith Ramadan iftar –the time Muslims…

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Chicago aldermen urge Mayor Lightfoot to support new agenda

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Chicago aldermen urge Mayor Lightfoot to support new agenda

Chicago aldermen urge Mayor Lightfoot to support new agenda Progressive Aldermen and Aldermen-Elect Announce Reimagine Chicago 100 Day Legislative Platform. Emboldened progressive bloc release “100 Day Plan to Reimagine Chicago” with legislative priorities for the first 100 days Thursday, progressive aldermen and aldermen-elect released a “100 Day Plan to Reimagine Chicago” with legislative priorities for the…

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Chicago Sailor Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

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Chicago Sailor Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea

Chicago Sailor Serves Aboard a Floating Airport at Sea By Kayla Turnbow Navy Office of Community Outreach A Chicago native and 2016 Marine Leadership Academy graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. Petty Officer 2nd Class Adoni Hughes is an aviation ordnanceman aboard the carrier stationed in Newport…

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Offshore, largest rooftop deck in country opens at Navy Pier

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Offshore, largest rooftop deck in country opens at Navy Pier

Offshore, largest rooftop deck in country opens at Navy Pier Boasting over 36,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, this spectacular year-round rooftop destination will elevate the Chicago skyline to another level, offering locals a truly unique perspective of The Windy City and Lake Michigan   Prepare for brand new views of Chicago’s magnificent…

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

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J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game

J.B. Pritzker’s income tax shell game Once again, Pritzker thinks money will not only buy him into statewide office but it will also pull the wool over the eyes of Illinois taxpayers. Pritzker’s new income tax plan changes the flat tax to a graduated tax that would open the door to significant tax increases on…

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