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Rahm Emanuel: ‘Would Love’ To Have NFL Draft Permanently In Chicago

Emanuel and the city have plans to make Draft Town even more dynamic.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2015

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The NFL Draft Is Returning To Chicago In 2016

The draft will be held from April 28-30.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2015

In this photo illustration, Kraft and Heinz products are shown on March 25, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Kraft Foods Group Inc. said it will merge with H.J. Heinz Co. to form the third largest food and beverage company in North America with revenue of about $28 billion. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Lures Kraft Heinz To Downtown From Suburbs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel insists he’s not poaching companies from the suburbs — but maybe from other parts of the nation and the globe.

07/16/2015

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Chicago Eyes A City Income Tax On Residents, Suburbanites Who Work Here

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a look at the smoke signals from cash-strapped Chicago City Hall.

06/11/2015

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Eyeglass Program For Chicago School Kids Hits Major Milestone

Mayor Rahm Emanuel pledged $5 million for 100,000 eye exams for CPS students. Part of the money comes from raising the city cigarette tax.

06/04/2015

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Radio Host Calls Emanuel A ‘Putz’ For Poking Fun Tampa Bay Lightning Fan Policy

That’s what a radio guy in Tampa thinks of the mayor of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2015

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Emanuel Again Calls On Springfield To Help City Fix Its Finances

(CBS) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city of Chicago is doing what it can to resolve its debt problems, but action from Springfield is still vital. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports from City […]

05/28/2015

The Chicago Theatre marquee reflects the inauguration activities there Monday. (CBS)

The Latest Chicago City Council: Some Newbies, Many Incumbents

Here’s the breakdown: 37 incumbents and 13 newcomers; 38 men and 12 women. They range in age from 26 up to 71. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.

05/18/2015

Rahm Emanuel greets supporters with his wife Amy Rule as he celebrates his election victory after being re-elected Mayor of Chicago.  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

RAHM EMANUEL TOPS CHUY GARCIA FOR CHICAGO MAYOR

Thrown into a bruising run-off election, Rahm Emanuel scored a hard-fought second term, defeating Jesus “Chuy” Garcia on Tuesday, thus ending a mayoral campaign never before seen in Chicago.

04/07/2015

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Free Booze! At Least At Rahm Emanuel’s Party; $8 For A Bud At Garcia’s

As the votes were being counted in Chicago, it was time to shift the focus to the important stuff: the cost of drinking at the post-election parties.

04/07/2015

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Judge: CTA Must Allow Anti-Emanuel Leaflets

The temporary restraining order will remain in effect until after the April 7 runoff election, Judge Robert Dow said in an 18-page opinion. The CTA also can’t discipline or threaten to discipline employees for passing out the materials.

04/02/2015

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Garcia Calls Lucas Museum On Lakefront ‘Monument To Darth Vader,’ But Emanuel Defends Site

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia are disagreed over whether “Star Wars” creator George Lucas’ museum should be located along the city’s lakefront.

03/26/2015

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Sexual Assault In A Big City: Is There A Lack Of Priority?

When it comes to safety, a city is often judged by the number of homicides and shootings it has in a year. Where does that leave other crimes like criminal sexual assault? Not a priority, say some sexual assault advocates.

03/26/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel (left) and challengerr Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (right) are running first and second in the latest polls in the five-man race for mayor. (Credit: CBS)

Mayoral Candidates Tangle Over City Finances, Red-Light Cameras At First Debate

In a rapid-fire hour of questions and answers, Emanuel sounded definitive about the city’s budget problems and how to solve them, while Garcia, a Cook County commissioner, sought to cast doubt on the incumbent’s plans.

03/16/2015

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Poll: Emanuel, Garcia Remain Locked In Tight Race For Mayor

Eighteen percent were undecided in the one-question poll.

03/08/2015

The Cubs expect the left-field bleachers to be ready by May 11, but the right-field bleachers won't open until June. (Credit: Steve Miller)

City Denies Cubs’ Request For Expanded Wrigley Renovation Hours

Mayor Rahm Emanuel threw cold water on the Chicago Cubs’ request to begin working on Wrigley Field renovations around the clock, after cold winter weather significantly delayed construction of new bleachers.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia (Credit: CBS)

Competing Endorsements Roll In For Emanuel, Garcia

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says there’s a lot more going on behind the scenes of the Chicago mayoral race.

02/27/2015

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Advocate For Elected Chicago School Board: Time Is Ripe

hose who want to see an elected Board of Education in Chicago say this week’s overwhelming referendum vote in favor of the idea may be symbolic, but it’s a real boost, too.

02/27/2015

Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson (Credit: CBS)

Wilson Meets With Fioretti While Weighing Endorsement Of A Mayoral Candidate

Ald. Bob Fioretti and businessman Willie Wilson are out of the mayoral race, but not without clout. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

02/26/2015

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Emanuel’s PAC Money Flows Out Of Town, Buys Influence Here

Following some of the money in Rahm Emanuel’s PAC, Chicago Forward.

02/26/2015

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