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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

I would point to leadership from the Chicago Federation of Labor … . I think the other thing — just to be honest about the situation with advocating for issues like this — is that unions have been under siege in this country just for their basic …

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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

… a “conflict of interest” and “corrupt” alliance in which big labor campaign contributions support Democratic candidates including imprisoned predecessor Rod Blagojevich and unions then reap better state benefits and higher wages on public works …

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Democracy For America (DFA) has kicked off a campaign to support seven Chicago aldermen that are “under attack for standing up to Mayor Rahm Emanuel,” according to the group. The national organization is endorsing and supporting Chicago City …

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“Quit, Quazzo, quit,” about 30 protesters chanted outside the office building of Chicago Board of Education member Deborah Quazzo Tuesday morning, denouncing the mayor’s handpicked choice as a choice example of why they say Chicago needs an …

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In an effort to give customers a one-stop shop for booking, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, or McPier, framed the new arena and a planned 1,200-room Marriott hotel next door as part of the “McCormick Collection,” the package it is …

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… to seeking a permit from the IEPA, Saunders said the village will need to seek approval from several other agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation …

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​Wow. Wanna good thought or two while mourning for the Charlie Hebdo victims? (R.I.P. them) It’s here in Dolores Madlener’s Church Clips column in the Catholic New World.​ ​Cartoons and Catholicism — Coming shortly after the Jan. 7 terrorist attack on an audacious publishing house in Paris was the feast day of Blessed William Carter. […]

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​Roskam’s a slugger. Here he goes after a mealy-mouthed slug.​