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Jefferson Park Medical Marijuana Clinic Approved Without Alderman's Support

City officials approved plans for a dispensary at 4758 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Old Town »

Without a High School Option, Is Studying Foreign Language in CPS a Waste?

Parents with kids studying Arabic, Urdu and more are lobbying for a language-focused high school.

Jefferson Park »

Rahm-Linked Candidate Blasts Ald. Arena for Voting No on Mayor's Budget

Ald. John Arena was just one of four aldermen to vote against Mayor Rahm Emanuel's budget.

Downtown »

Should Sleepy Teens Get Later CPS High School Start Time?

The City Council Health Committee took up the issue of sleep deprivation among teenagers.

Chicago »

Radio Extra: Konkol Joins WGN's 'Bill and Wendy' To Discuss Rahm Ads

Mark Konkol was a guest on WGN's "Bill and Wendy Show" to discuss Mayor Emanuel's first campaign ad. 

Beverly »

Anne Schaible To Run Again Against Ald. Matt O'Shea In 19th Ward

Schaible's campaign kickoff party will be held Thursday at Barraco's in Mount Greenwood.

Rogers Park »

Leone Beach Park Advisory Council Forms Ahead of Renovations

The park district confirmed the council had completed the process to elect officers.

Pilsen »

Emanuel's First Campaign Ad Touts Battle Against Pilsen Coal Plants

Mayor Emanuel's first campaign ad stars woman who helped shut down Pilsen coal plant.

Downtown »

AirBNB-Type Vacation Rentals, Cable, Car-Sharing to Cost More in New Budget

Mayor Rahm Emanuel balanced the budget with the help of expanded taxes.

Downtown »

City Council Approves Rahm's 2015 Budget, With Little Opposition

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $8.9 billion budget raises fees, but not major property, sales or gas taxes.

Edison Park »

Hardware Store Owner Joins Race for 41st Ward Alderman

Joe Lomanto filed petitions Monday with the Chicago Board of Elections, joining the 41st Ward race.

Bridgeport »

Patrick Daley Thompson Unveils Campaign Website, Video

The 11th Ward candidate unveiled a slickly produced campaign video. 

Near West Side »

Alderman Candidate Apologizes for Email Threats During 'Drunken Breakdown'

"I can be a mean person," said Gabe Beukinga, who vowed to "crush'' a developer supporting Ald. Burnett.

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