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St. Charles aldermen refuse discussion of video gambling at Moose lodge

Members of a St. Charles fraternal organization asked aldermen to consider permitting video gambling at their lodge, but aldermen quickly killed any discussion of the request Monday. Full News here – DailyHerald.com > Local News

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Aldermen may agree to follow ‘do not hire’ ban

A Chicago alderman has put forward a proposal he says is the first step toward requiring the City Council to agree not to rehire city employees fired for misconduct. Full News here – Tribune News RSS Feed – Clout Street

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Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores

Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores Chicago aldermen on Wednesday took a step closer to allowing gun stores in the city, giving preliminary approval to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to heavily regulate firearms retailers. Emanuel introduced the gun store regulations in response to a … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores

Aldermen advance mayor's plan for gun stores Chicago aldermen on Wednesday took a step closer to allowing gun stores in the city, giving preliminary approval to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal to heavily regulate firearms retailers. Emanuel introduced the gun store regulations in response to a … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Progressive aldermen propose $15-an-hour minimum wage in city

Chicago would raise its minimum wage to $ 15 an hour and tie future increases to the cost of living under a plan introduced Wednesday to solve the growing problem of income inequality and the crime that comes with it. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Frustration over new map for Chicago aldermen

Early implementation of ward remap leaves many voters wondering which alderman to callWhen a Gold Coast resident heard about plans to build two high-rises down the block from her home, she did what any Chicagoan would do: She contacted her alderman to express her concerns. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Plastic bag ban? Not so fast, aldermen say

Supporters set on April 15 voteAlthough some Chicago aldermen hope to approve a plastic bag ban by the end of the month, a majority of the City Council is saying, “Not so fast.” Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Aldermen OK new Bridgeport helipad

The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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Aldermen OK new Bridgeport helipad

The City Council Zoning Committee recommended approval of a new heliport along the Chicago River in the Bridgeport neighborhood despite concerns from nearby residents about noise and potential danger.      Full News here – Chicago Breaking News

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Chicago aldermen OK $6.6 million to settle lawsuits

A key Chicago City Council committee today endorsed paying more than $ 6.6 million to settle two lawsuits, one for a man who spent more than three years behind bars after police allegedly fabricated his murder confession and another for a now-disabled man hit by a limb that fell from a rotting tree.     Full News […]

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Aldermen still waiting on free Sunday parking decision

Eight months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised aldermen they could restore paid Sunday parking in their wards to help ensure local businesses thrive and residents were kept happy.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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Chicago aldermen push mandatory paid sick days

All private employers in Chicago would be required to provide paid sick days to their workers under a new proposal backed by a majority of the city’s 50 aldermen.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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Pair of aldermen oppose effort to rename ATF HQ after Eliot Ness

A pair of Chicago aldermen introduced a resolution today opposing a proposal to name the headquarters of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after Prohibition-era crime fighter Eliot Ness.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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Aldermen try to balance old, new wards

City Council heading into election season with new boundariesAs she plans a campaign for a third term, Chicago Ald. Toni Foulkes has found herself trying to help both the people she already represents and the new ones she’ll be asking to vote for her in 2015. Full News here – Chicagoland – chicagotribune.com

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Aldermen back giving part of Sheffield, Waveland to Cubs

The Chicago Cubs today won preliminary backing from aldermen to push back the exterior outfield walls at Wrigley Field as part of the team’s planned $ 300 million renovation of the iconic-but-aging ballpark.     Full News here – Clout Street – chicagotribune.com

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