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Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a naturalization ceremony for 67 immigrants who became U.S. Citizens on July 3, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Fee Increase Needed To Make 911 Operations Self-Sufficient

Mayor Emanuel says it’s “premature” to say if a higher tax on phone bills could be used to reduce the property tax hike he’s planned to help shore up the pension system, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

06/02/2014

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City Hall Calls For ‘Summer Of Faith And Action’ Instead Of Violence

One hundred people huddled Friday around Bishop Larry Trotter at the corner of 79th and Yates – said to be one of the bloodiest corners in the city.

05/23/2014

President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (L) as he arrives at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinios, August 3, 2011. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Norway Diplomat: Emanuel Irked By Peace Prize For Obama

A senior Norwegian diplomat says his country’s former ambassador to the United States was given a verbal lashing by Barack Obama’s chief of staff when the president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009.

05/15/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses city infrastructure projects at the Wells Street Bridge, after crews finished replacing the southern half of the span on March 11, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Responds To Critics On Schools, Fashion

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been under fire as he serves the final year of his first term in office from editorial writers, voters, even fashion critics.

05/14/2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel pounds the glass after a hooking penalty against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday. (Credit: Marty Murphy)

‘Stylish’ Rahm Emanuel Behind The Glass At Blackhawks-Wild Game

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking a bit of a beating on social media for his casual wardrobe at Sunday’s Blackhawks game.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2014

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Battle Lines Drawn Over Obama School In Chicago

Some Near North Side residents don’t want park land to be absorbed by Mayor Emanuel’s proposal. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.

05/05/2014

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Salted Nut Roll, Beer, Popcorn, Giardiniera On Line In Mayors’ Bet On Blackhawks-Wild

Rahm Emanuel is on a path to receive a six-pack of St. Paul craft beer and a salted nut roll.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2014

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Report: Mayor Emanuel ‘Aggressive’ In Pursuit To Bring NFL Draft To Chicago

Rahm Emanuel wants big events in Chicago, and the NFL Draft may be leaving New York.

CBS Chicago–05/05/2014

Barack Obama takes oath for for a second term as President of the United States. (Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Mayor Emanuel To Return $8,200 Expense For Obama Inaugural

After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense

04/18/2014

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Report: No Current Plans To Expand Soldier Field Capacity

Bears president Ted Phillips says there are no plans being developed to increase capacity.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the groundbreaking for the Navy Pier Flyover project. (Credit: Kimberly Easton.)

Durbin, Emanuel Break Ground On Navy Pier Flyover Project

Mayor Rahm Emmanuel along with Senator Dick Durban broke ground for the Navy Pier Flyover Project.

03/18/2014

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Youth Poetry Team Obliterates Mayor ‘Wreck-It Rahm’ In Viral YouTube Video

Mayor Emanuel’s loudest opponent isn’t a local politician or the Chicago Teacher Union’s Karen Lewis. That honor goes to the teens in the slam poetry group TEAM Englewood, whose latest poem verbally eviscerates the Mayor.

03/14/2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses new nursing education programs at a news conference at Malcolm X College on Tuesday. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel Pitches Chicago At SXSW

Mayor Rahm Emanuel never passes up an opportunity to sell Chicago as he made a business trip to Austin, Texas for the South by Southwest festival.

03/11/2014

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Wisch: Expand Soldier Field, But Not For A Super Bowl

Adding more seats would benefit Bears fans and allow for more revenue from non-football events.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel participates in the Polar Plunge. (Credit: Brooke Collins // City of Chicago )

Jimmy Fallon, Mayor Emanuel Take Polar Plunge In Lake Michigan

A record number of people – including a few celebrities – turned out at North Avenue Beach for the Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics.

03/02/2014

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Jimmy Fallon To Join Mayor Emanuel For Polar Plunge

Organizers of the Chicago Special Olympics say they are absolutely thrilled that Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon has accepted Mayor Emanuel’s dare to take the Polar Plunge to benefit the big athletic program.

02/24/2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel addresses an anti-violence summit at Chicago State University. (CBS)

Bipartisan Panel Calls For Immigration Reform

A bipartisan panel of political powerhouses is saying that comprehensive Immigration Reform is coming, despite some stumbling blocks, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

02/18/2014

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Metra Board Elects Former Alderman As Chairman

A Chicagoan now heads the city suburban Metra commuter board for the first time in 30 years, reports WBBM’s John Cody.

02/11/2014

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Wisch: Chicago Isn’t A Super Bowl City

Given its small size, Soldier Field isn’t the type of facility that should host a Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2014

Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Will Chicago Make A Play To Host Super Bowl?

Chicago can make a good case to host a Super Bowl, and 2019 is the next chance for a cold-weather city.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

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