Dorothy Brown Kicked Off Ballot For Mayor
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown won't be on the ballot for mayor next month, after the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners ruled she didn't have enough valid signatures on her nominating petitions.

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City Council OKs New Senior Housing OrdinanceImagine getting only two days’ notice from the CHA to vacate your apartment before they begin renovating the building. That’s what happened to seniors living at Judge Fisher Apartments last year, and now aldermen have approved an ordinance designed to prevent that from happening to other seniors.

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