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The Loop »

Protesters at the Board of Education backed three aldermanic proposals to raise a total of $400 million.

Downtown »

A subsequent vote to scuttle a referendum on city lobbying failed in the City Council as well.

Logan Square »

The switch come after a letter from the parks service questioning preservation efforts surfaced.

Midway »

Parliamentary tactics used to limit ballot questions "hurts democracy," says Ald. David Moore.

Lakeview »

Ald. Pawar sponsored the plan after months of conflict with the "Lincoln Park Pirates" — Lincoln Towing.

Lincoln Park »

"If you're 'living like a local,' there aren't going to be any locals there," Ald. Michele Smith said.

Englewood »

The new schools that tested positive for lead were Chappell, Durkin Park, Gunsaulus and Wentworth.

Logan Square »

The plan was approved by the City Council despite National Parks Service concerns with preservation.

Downtown »

The Chicago Architecture Foundation plays host to the exhibit "50 Designers, 50 Ideas, 50 Wards."

Downtown »

Fifteen aldermen still voted with Rahm 100 percent of the time, and he's never lost a contested vote.

O'Hare »

But city officials said an elected board overseeing the airports would be a "backwards approach."

Downtown »

"Neighbors will suffer Friday night through Monday morning," Ald. Brendan Reilly said.

Downtown »

The Independent Police Review Authority would explain police settlements, but it may soon be disbanded.

Downtown »

Ald. Emma Mitts (37th) is now backing away from the plan, which had some support on the council.

Riverdale »

Ald. Anthony Beale said patrons routinely bring in "gallons of liquor" to The Factory in the 9th Ward.