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Lucas Museum Strikes Back With Smaller Design For Lakefront BuildingThe original, dune-like building went from 400,000 to 300,000 square feet, allowing for more park space. It would be built near Soldier Field.
Chicago Ordinance Would Require Breast-Feeding Rooms At AirportsThe move could help make Chicago the nation's "most breast-feeding friendly" city, one alderman says.
City Council Approves Ordinance Ending Free Garbage Pick Up Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit BuildingsThe Chicago City Council has approved ending free garbage collections for hundreds of large multi-unit residential buildings among a flurry of other actions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Cell Phone 'Gun Cases' Illegal In ChicagoCarrying a phone case that looks like a gun is now illegal in Chicago.
Proposed Ordinance Would End 'Stop And Frisk' In ChicagoA new ordinance could put an end to the so-called stop-and-frisk practice by Chicago police.
City Council Committee Votes To End Free Garbage Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit Buildings Free garbage pick-up for some 1,800 residential buildings is a step closer to ending in Chicago. Aldermen have taken a preliminary vote to end the deal, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Despite Few Misgivings, City Council Approves $1.1 Billion Bond IssueThe Chicago City County today quickly approved a $ 1.1 billion dollar bond issue that the Emanuel administration asked for, despite a few misgivings, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City Council Finance Committee Signs Off On Billion Dollars In New BondsThe Chicago City Council Finance Committee has signed off on Mayor Emanuel's plan to add another billion dollars to the city's debt load, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Challengers Maintain Leads In Two Tight Chicago City Council Races Two more newcomers are poised to join City Council, based on final unofficial tallies.
Former Alderman Helen Shiller No Longer Interested In City Council Budget Analyst PostionChicago Aldermen have to rethink their positions on who will become the City Council’s budget analyst. Former Alderman Helen Shiller has broken the stalemate over the job by saying she no longer wants it, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
More Absentee Ballots Counted As Five Aldermanic Races Remain Too Close To CallMore absentee ballots have been counted in five aldermanic races in Chicago that are still too close to call. WBBM’s Mike Krauser has the latest numbers.
Chicago Aldermen: Five City Council Races Still Too Close To CallOf the 18 runoff races for City Council, five of them remain too close to call.