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Record Traffic at O’Hare Airport

Traffic at O’Hare Airport reached record levels in 2017. According to the Chicago Department of Aviation, some 79.8 million passengers passed through the aiport last year, a 2.4 percent increase from 2016, which was also a record year. O’Hare’s growth…

Rauner Hints at Another Round of Budget Cuts

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner hinted on Tuesday his latest budget proposal could include spending cuts, a move that could make 2018 look similar to his past few years as governor. “It’s essential for the people of Illinois that we have…

City Council Votes To Subsidize Presence Health

The Chicago City Council voted 31-18 to approve a $5.5 million TIF subsidy to Presence Health, a move angering many due to the company’s anti-abortion stance and alleged anti-union activity. Proponents of giving TIF money to the Catholic healthcare network…

Kennedy Walks Off Stage During Forum

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy walked offstage on Monday at a forum on gun violence after comments made by State Representative and Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives. According to NBC5, Ives had said that the problem with gun violence in…

Rauner Removes Ads Featuring Missouri Governor

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s campaign removed ads featuring Eric Greitans, in the wake of accusations that the Missouri Governor blackmailed a woman after allegedly having an affair with her. The ad featured the governors of several neighboring states, “thanking” Rauner…

Near-Record Temperatures for January on Thursday

Chicago could see record setting temperatures – warm ones – on Thursday. The Chicago Tribune reports the temperature at O’Hare reached 56 degrees at 8:00a.m. this morning, and a bank on Archer avenue in Bridgeport showed a temperature of 59…

Community Activists Confront Ben Carson on Fair Housing

Community activists protested an appearance by HUD Secretary Ben Carson on Monday where he was hosting a policy roundtable discussion. Last week the Trump administration announced it would halt an Obama-era initiative that requires communities to address racial segregation in…

Rosa Allegedly Pulling Out of 4th District Congressional Race

Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa is reportedly planning on pulling out of the race for Congressman Luis Gutierrez’s seat. Politico reported Monday that Rosa told supporters that frontrunning challenger Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia was “unbeatable,” and the election would “be a landslide,”…

Inspector General Finds Fraud In CPS, CTU Responds

The Chicago Teachers Union responded to a report from an Inspector General, which alleged Chicago Public Schools District employees stole or misappropriated funds. The AP reported Wednesday afternoon that the IG alleged several employees stole thousands of dollars worth of…

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