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Pay Equity Supported by Top Pols at Daley Center Rally

Gov. Pat Quinn and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle cheered equal pay for women.

Avondale »

Gov. Quinn Visits Avondale School to Promote Tax Reform Plan

Quinn outlined his five-year $6 billion education plan at Carl Von Linne Elementary School.

The Loop »

$15 Minimum-Wage Referendum A Big Win For Activists -- But Will It Happen?

A vast majority of city voters supported a hike to a $15-an-hour minimum wage for major corporations.

Medical District »

Special Olympics Chicago Unveils Plans for $31M Complex in Medical District

The proposed facility for athletes with intellectual disabilities could be built by 2018.

Roscoe Village »

Kerry Wood Cubs Field Cleanup Funds Released by State

Construction on the ballpark, announced in 2012, has been delayed due to contaminated soil.

Pilsen »

Martin Sheen Calls On Lawmakers to Raise Illinois' Minimum Wage

The award-winning actor joined Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to push for a $10 minimum wage.

Downtown »

Higher Minimum Wage Backed in Rival City Council Resolutions, But How High?

The City Council is considering a mayoral proposal after passing another resolution last week.

East Garfield Park »

Ald. Ervin Calls on Rep. Smith to Quit Race for General Assembly

The alderman called on incumbent Rep. Derrick Smith to drop out of the race.

Near West Side »

Cinespace Owner Wants to Build Huge Backlot for Moviemaking, Offer Tours

Alex Pissios plans to recreate the streets of Paris and New York at the studio at 2621 W. 15th Place.

Woodlawn »

Mayor Harold Washington Honored 26 Years After His Death

Chicago's first black mayor was remembered Monday by supporters at a special ceremony.

University Village »

Gov. Quinn Signs Illinois Gay Marriage Bill Into Law

About 2,000 people gathered at the University of Illinois at Chicago to watch the historic event.

Near West Side »

Illinois Same-Sex Marriage Law Will Be Official Nov. 20

Those interested in attending can register on the governor's site.

Boystown »

Illinois House, Senate Pass Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Hundreds came to celebrate the long-awaited milestone at Sidetrack bar, where Rahm Emanuel stopped by.

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