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Chicago Library Janitors Laid Off

The city told them in May it was privatizing their jobs, but the workers say they were hoping to keep working.


911 Center

City Trying To Fix Alarm System 4 Days After Meltdown

Four days after the city’s internal alarm system went out, officials continue to work and try and fix the problem.

WBBM Newsradio–06/21/2011

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Study: Unemployment Won’t Get Much Better Anytime Soon

An economic forecast, released Monday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, projects a very slow recovery for Chicago and other metropolitan areas.

WBBM Newsradio–06/20/2011

The Chicago skyline featuring Willis Tower. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A Lot Has Changed Since Chicago’s Founding

Chicago is celebrating its 174th birthday today. Needless to say, the city looked a little different when it was first incorporated in 1837.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011