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Disney Exhibit Extended at the Museum of Science and Industry

The “Treasure of the Walt Disney Archives” will be extended through the summer due to its popularity.

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And Lula Ford, appointed to the Illinois Commerce Commission by Rod Blagojevich, also was removed by Quinn. “Why would you have to go get an African-American and a Hispanic with an axe to grind with the current governor, his opponent? That’s not …

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… Rauner in light of Alvarez’s probe and other accusations filed in federal court last week that Quinn’s administration has continued patronage hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation first put in place by his imprisoned predecessor, Rod …

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And frankly, with all due respect to (CTA president) Forrest Claypool and all those who are working tirelessly to get that under control, those costs really are crippling the entire system,” Cronin said during an address downtown to the City Club of …

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The city’s ongoing lawsuit to break the 30-year lease it signed with the restaurant team that runs Millennium Park’s Park Grill could pit Chicago’s two most recent mayors against each other in court. Former Mayor Richard M. Daley could testify next …

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PARIS—Once again the chill and the rain make you wonder why they wrote a song called “April in Paris.” Then you get the occasional few hours when the sun breaks through, glinting little gem-like sparkles off the waters of the Seine and it all makes sense again.
     As it happens this spring marks the 60th anniversary of my first visit here, where I even owned an apartment for more than a decade, so there’s a lot of sentiment and memory infused into every sip of Pernod, despite what climate …

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Logan Square 'Micro Apartments' Proposal Gets Public Airing

Opponents questioned the project’s density, while the developer called it “progressive.”