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Emanuel earmarks $5M in city funding to speed CTA bus service on busiest routes
CTA bus ridership has declined by 21 percent since 2012 as riders frustrated by the snail’s pace of bus service switch to ride-hailing.
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Taxpayer cost of Kennedy, Lake Shore Drive marches was nearly $215K
The goal of the Labor Day march was to shut down the Kennedy near O'Hare, but a heavy police presence bottled protesters up on the on-ramp.
The failed attempt to take the Kennedy Expressway was more than a month ago that resulted in 12 arrests and a disoriented second march that fizzled out near the Cumberland CTA Blue Line entrance. It cost taxpayers over $150,000.
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A healthy Khalil Mack would make Patriots-Bears matchup so much more meaningful
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Caravan migrants break Guatemala border fence, rush Mexico
Lawsuit rips open racial wound for Pritzker — but he insists charges ‘not true'
The federal lawsuit offers a very blunt account of working for the campaign — beginning with: "JB Pritzker for Governor has a race problem."
The lawsuit offers a very blunt account of working for the campaign — beginning with "JB Pritzker for Governor has a race problem." Pritzker's running mate State Rep. Juliana Stratton called the suit "baseless." Gov. Bruce Rauner told reporters Wednesday morning the allegations are "troubling."
These Cook County judges seeking re-election win praise for exceptional work
Alderman's wife works City Council floor to build support for city treasurer bid
Melissa Conyears-Ervin, wife of Ald. Jason Ervin, broke a seldom-enforced rule that only former aldermen are allowed on the City Council floor.
Melissa Conyears-Ervin, whose husband is Ald. Jason Ervin (28th), bristled at suggestions she is trying to ride into the city treasurer's job on her husband’s political coattails. “I actually have my masters in business administration and finance. I’ve spent my entire career in corporate America."