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McDonald’s Eyes Longer Breakfast Hours

McDonald’s is in the early stages of looking at whether it can extend its breakfast hours.


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CTA Extends Student Fare Hours

Reduced fares will be in effect a little longer for Chicago Public School students this fall.


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Monday Library Hours To Be Restored

Mayor Emanuel said libraries would be open full days Monday, beginning in with the fall school year, as a result of new staffing strategies devised by his new library commissioner.


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Chicago Public Libraries To Reopen Monday Afternoons

Chicago public libraries will reopen on Monday afternoons beginning next week.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

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Union: City Can Afford To Maintain Library Hours

The union representing frontline library employees is all but rejecting a letter from aldermen Edward Burke (14th) and Brendan Reilly (42nd) asking workers to make a sacrifice to preserve library hours.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Blank Social Security Checks

Cuts Forcing Social Security To Close Offices Early

Social Security offices in Chicago and the suburbs will close 30 minutes earlier every day starting Aug. 15 to cut costs.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Al Fresco Dining

Patios To Stay Open Until Midnight For Al Fresco Dining

If you like to enjoy a meal or a cocktail in the late summer night breeze, you’ll no longer be limited to your own backyard or rooftop.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011