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Ald. Ariel Reboyras

U.S. Army fatigues. (Photo credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Aldermen Seek More Attention On Veteran Suicides

There might not be much the City Council can do directly to help active-duty military personnel or veterans deal with post-traumatic stress, but aldermen held a hearing Wednesday to hear ideas on strategies to identify the causes of suicide among veterans.


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Aldermen Concerned About Library Budget Cuts

Aldermen at Friday’s City Council budget hearings said they hope there’s some way to prevent the big cuts in Public Library staffing and hours proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Lost Knowledge From Departing Aldermen Sparks Concern

Amid all the talk about a new City Council, some aldermen are experiencing a mixture of happy expectation and concern.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2011