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New O'Hare Runway Marks Anniversary, but Anti-Noise Group Vows To Fight On

The new runway opened in October 2013, prompting tens of thousands of complaints about jet noise.

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Jet Noise Complaints from Northwest Side Residents Hit New High

Jet noise complaints soared more than 8 percent from July to August, according to data released Friday.

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Northwest Side Weekend Planner: O'Hare Runway 5K, Gangster Convention

From races to conventions and clean-up efforts, there's something for everyone to do this weekend.

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O'Hare Data Proves Noise 'Much Louder Than They Say It Is,' Neighbors Claim

Judie Simpson said she was shocked by the noise measurements made from her Northwest Side backyard.

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O'Hare Plane Pull Still Offers Registration for Chance to Tug 90-Ton Jet

The event begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and benefits Special Olympics Illinois.

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Two Bridgeport Residents Join Grassroots Fight to Quiet Jet Noise

The South Side neighbors joined the Northwest Side-based Fair Allocation in Runways Coalition.

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O'Hare 5K To Give Runners A Chance to Take Off

Thousands of runners are expected to head to O'Hare Oct. 5 for the O'Hare 5K on the Runway race.

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FAA Rejects Call For New O'Hare Noise Study, Reps 'Extremely' Disappointed

U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley said the original study was a failure, and called for FAA officials to re-do it.

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Aldermen Announce American Airlines Plan To Use Quieter Jets at O'Hare

The announcement came a day after a report showing complaints about jet noise soared from March to July.

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Jet Noise Complaints from Northwest Side Residents Soar This Summer

Jet noise complaints soared 150 percent during the summer months, according to data released Friday.

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Outstanding in the Field: Goats, Llamas, Sheep Chow Down O'Hare Overgrowth

The four-legged maintenance crew is back at the airport for its second season of grazing/weed-whacking.

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Northwest Side Homeowners Fed Up With Jet Noise Urged To Appeal Taxes

The deadline for homeowners in Jefferson Township to appeal their property taxes is Sept. 4.

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Rahm Adds 40th Ward Seat to O'Hare Noise Commission

Ald. Pat O'Connor (40th) said residents of his ward have been "struggling" to cope with jet noise.

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City to Install Eight New Noise Monitors to Record Jets Near O'Hare

The extra monitors will help city officials gather data about the new runway's effect on area residents.

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Rahm to FAA: Speed Up Study of Jet Noise

A civic coalition said Rahm Emanuel needs to do more to stop the jet noise over the Northwest Side.