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Forrest Claypool

Claypool Still Hinting At Possible CTA Fare Hike

Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool is still hinting at a possible fare increase, after announcing the elimination of 200 non-union positions in an effort to partially fill a big budget hole.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Emanuel For President? He Says No

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is content running his city. As for running the United States, no thanks.

WBBM Newsradio–09/22/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: It’s OK For Rep. Walsh To Boycott Obama Speech

After weighing U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh’s brazen boycott of President Obama’s jobs speech Thursday, CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says the gesture is consistent with American dissent.

09/08/2011

Cook County Jail

County To Free Illegal Immigrants Being Held On Minor Charges

Immigrant rights activists won a victory in Cook County Wednesday, as the County Board agreed to free illegal immigrants being held on lesser charges.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Cook County Seal

County Board Approves Changes To Contracting Process

The Cook County Board has approved a new way of hiring consultants and making purchases, which actually reduces some of the board’s oversight.

WBBM Newsradio–09/08/2011

Art Institute Of Chicago

Druick Named New Art Institute President

Longtime curator Douglas Druick has been named president of the Art Institute of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011

Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwandan President Talks Buisness, Chicago Mob Attacks

Rwandan President Paul Kagame was in Chicago over the weekend, addressing expatriates who gathered in the city for a two-day event.

WBBM Newsradio–06/13/2011

Forrest Claypool

First Day For Claypool As CTA President

Not only is this the day Rahm Emanuel is sworn in as mayor – it is also the first day on the job for his hand-picked Chicago Transit Authority president, Forrest Claypool.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2011

President Barack Obama (AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Makes It Official: He’ll Run For Second Term

The Chicago-based Democrat on Monday confirmed what we’ve all suspected the moment he took office in 2009 — that he will indeed pursue another term. An online video and email sent to supporters made it official.

04/04/2011

The logo for Chicago's Groupon. (Groupon.com)

Groupon President Leaving Company

Rob Solomon, the president and chief operating officer of Groupon is leaving the company and returning to California.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

China's President Hu Jintao. (Credit: Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)

Chicago Prepares For Arrival Of Chinese President

Chicago is preparing for the arrival of Chinese President Hu Jintao, who arrived in Washington Wednesday and will be in the city on Thursday and Friday.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

President Ronald Reagan

Reagan To Be Honored for 100th Birthday

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be the keynote speaker at an event honoring President Ronald Reagan near Reagan’s birthplace in Tampico, Ill.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2010

todd stroger3

Last County Board Meeting Coming For Stroger

The Cook County Board meets tomorrow, and it is the last time Todd Stroger will preside.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter (Philip Cheung/Getty Images)

Carter Talks About Difficulties Facing Obama

Listen to the entire interview with Newsradio 780’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore and former President Jimmy Carter.

WBBM Newsradio–10/14/2010

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