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Chicagoans Can Now Text Requests For Non-Emergency Service

The City of Chicago’s 311 system is adding a new option, allowing residents to text in service requests.

12/17/2012

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Copper Thieves Strike HIV/AIDS Service Center; Patients High And Dry

Services have been all but shut down at an HIV/AIDS service center on the city’s West Side for the past two weeks, after vandals stole copper from the building and left it without electricity or air conditioning.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012

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RTA To Weigh Money-Saving Consolidations Of CTA, Metra, Pace Operations

The chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority is floating a proposal he says could save taxpayers as much as $150 million a year.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger: Entire Englewood Neighborhood Is The Victim Of A Crime

The Rev. Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Parish is lashing out at the loss of services for the struggling people in communities on the city’s South Side, particularly Englewood.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2012

Rev. Daniel Mallette

Priest To Return To Services After Brutal Beating

CHICAGO (CBS) — A South Side priest who was brutally beaten in his own church is set to return to services Thursday evening. The Rev. Daniel Mallette, 80, is expected to be at mass Thursday […]

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Emanuel Revives Plan To Expand Sales Tax To Services, Cut Tax Rate

Mayor Rahm Emanuel revealed Wednesday that he plans to move forward with a controversial tax plan from his campaign for mayor – cutting the city’s sales tax, but applying it to several services that now go untaxed.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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Services Planned For Chicago Woman Killed At Indiana State Fair

The Chicago woman killed in the Indiana Fair stage collapse last Saturday will be buried later this week.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

A group of mental health advocates staged a protest of the city of Chicago's proposal to transfer mental health care from city clinics to privately run facilities on Tuesday at the University Club of Chicago, where Mayor Rahm Emanuel was speaking, but Emanuel avoided the protesters by going in a side door. (Credit: CBS)

City Officials: Mental Health Services Will Remain Strong

The Emanuel Administration is trying to reassure mental health advocates that patients will continue to receive good services, despite the city’s efforts to save money.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011