Social Service Providers, Their Needy Clients Brace For State Budget UncertaintyFor years, the shelter at the People's Church in Uptown provided reliable refuge for homeless men. Now, it's getting ready to close. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Kirk Tells Illinois "Take Heart" In Last Speech On Senate FloorU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said farewell to his colleagues on Capitol Hill on Friday.
Rauner Calls Off Leaders' Meetings Until Democrats Present Budget PlanIt appears Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s four legislative leaders won’t be meeting again Thursday as planned to discuss the ongoing budget impasse.
Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Bill Sparing 2 Nuclear PlantsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved a plan providing billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely.
Emanuel Urges Trump To Continue Key Obama Immigration PolicyIn a private meeting in New York, Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to continue a federal program that allows some undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation.
McDonald's Breaks Ground At New West Loop HeadquartersMcDonald's broke ground Tuesday at its new headquarters location in the West Loop.
Private Company To Renovate Lincoln Park's Theatre On The LakeThe Chicago Park District is letting a private company design, renovate and operate a revitalized Theatre on the Lake building with a storied history.
Chicago Panel Drafts Resolution Condemning Discrimination Against MuslimsAld. Scott Waguespack (32nd Ward) says officials here and in cities across the nation are making sure they are on record standing with Muslim citizens.
Trump Called Emanuel To Discuss TransitionMayor Rahm Emanuel said, like the mayors of New York and Los Angeles, he has spoken with President-elect Donald Trump since the election.
State's Attorney Foxx Pledges Greater Transparency As She Takes OfficeCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has sworn to promote openness and equal justice more than her predecessor, Anita Alvarez.
Expert: Manufacturing May Return To U.S., But With Fewer JobsA DePaul expert says rising labor costs overseas might also help persuade some companies to bring manufacturing back to the U.S., especially with modern, high-tech plants.
Rauner Vetoes $215 Million In Pension Aid For Chicago Public SchoolsThe parties agreed to that funding in June on the condition that lawmakers would work on a separate plan to overhaul a statewide pension system that's more than $100 billion in debt.

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