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Mayor Emanuel will be watching you, always

The city’s network of cameras — already the nation’s biggest — is expanding. (Sun-Times) Here’s what happened when a Sun-Times reporter witnessed a shooting at a memorial for a victim. (Sun-Times) Lewis Jordan, head of the Chicago Housing Authority, resigned yesterday after reports that he used his city-issued credit cards on expensive dinners and gifts […]

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Everyone Loves Rich

Mayor Daley says his request for bodyguards after his term expires is appropriate, but Mayor Jane Byrne thinks otherwise: “Once you leave, you leave. You have to take care of yourself. You’re no longer mayor,” Byrne said. (Sun-Times) George W. Bush, various local celebrities, and fawning media types think Mayor Daley was the best mayor […]

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Morning Newsfeed: Rahm’s Expensive Inauguration, Daley’s Discipline Criticized, Bum Fights in Florida, a Gruesome Murder in Texas, and More

Five people, including a ten-year-old boy, were shot at a memorial for another shooting victim. (Tribune) An audit found more troubles at Chicago State University, including that the bursar failed to bill students for courses. (Tribune) The Blackhawks kick off the 2011 playoffs against Vancouver tonight. But can this year’s squad equal last year’s success […]