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Anti-O'Hare Noise Group Demands Meeting With New Aviation Commissioner

Ginger Evans was picked by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to lead the Chicago Department of Aviation.

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Despite Opposition, City Takes First Step to Dismantle O'Hare Runway

The change would have a "negligible" impact on the ability of planes to use the runway, officials said.

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Feds Could Drop the Jet Noise Level Needed to Qualify for Soundproofing

A study will determine how much jet noise actually impacts those who live in the flight path.

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O'Hare Noise Complaints Rise in March to New Heights Thanks to App

"Obviously, the level of frustration is high," the chairwoman of the O'Hare noise comssion said.

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Ramp Construction to Cause Congestion Near O'Hare

The reconstruction is part of a $2.5 billion project to rebuild and widen the Jane Addams Expy.

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FAA Agrees To Hold 4 Meetings on New O'Hare Runway at Rahm's Request

Mayor Emanuel asked federal officials to double the number of public meetings about a new O'Hare runway.

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Fed Up with Jet Noise? Call Your State Representative, Group Urges

Two bills pending in the Illinois House are designed to reduce jet noise over the Far Northwest Side.

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Far Northwest Siders Give Rahm a Second Term, Despite Anger Over Jet Noise

Jesus "Chuy" Garcia tried to capitalize on anger about jet noise to win over voters in four wards.

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Rahm Vows To Come Up With Plan to Address O'Hare Noise

That plan could include shelving a plan to tear up diagonal runways, according to the mayor's office.

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Chiberia No Match for Anger About O'Hare Noise as January Complaints Soar

Complaints rose 20 percent in January, according to data released by a city commission. 

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O'Hare Noise Complaints Rise Again, Despite Cold

Complaints rose 7 percent in December, according to data released by a city commission.

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Fed Up About Jet Noise? App Offers a New Way to Complain

The free app is designed to make it easier to register a complaint, its creator said.

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CTA Blue Line To Get $120M in Federal Money for Renovation

The project includes $25 million to rehabilitate the Jefferson Park Transit Center, officials said.

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More Guns Confiscated at O'Hare in 2014

The number of guns confiscated nationwide hit an all-time high in 2014.

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Sauganash Man Arrested at O'Hare After Fleeing Pimping Charges

Jim Sacluti, 38, of Sauganash, was arrested at O'Hare Airport in connection with a 2013 investigation.