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Deb Mell is sworn in as alderman of Chicago's 33rd Ward on July 24, 2013, as her wife Christin Baker holds a Bible for her oath of office. (Credit: CBS)

Deb Mell Replaces Father On City Council, With ‘Something To Prove’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has officially tapped state Rep. Deb Mell (D-Chicago) to replace her father, retiring Ald. Dick Mell (33rd), on the City Council.

07/24/2013

State Rep. Deb Mell (Source: Facebook)

Mayor: No Guarantee Deb Mell Will Get Her Dad’s Council Seat

Mayor Rahm Emanuel had high praise for state Rep. Deb Mell (D-Chicago) on Tuesday, but said she has no guarantee she’ll replace her father, retiring Ald. Richard Mell (33rd), on the Chicago City Council.

07/10/2013

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

New Garbage Days For Many Northwest Side Residents

Thousands of Chicago residents now have new garbage days, with the grid collection system expanding.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012