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Richard M. Daley

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Maggie Daley, Chicago’s Former First Lady, Dies

via Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune Maggie Daley, who dedicated herself to children’s issues and the arts while also zealously guarding her family’s privacy during 22 years as Chicago’s First Lady, died a little after 6 p.m. tonight, more than nine years after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She was 68. Mrs. Daley was surrounded … Continue reading

Change of Subject: Cut libraries? Shush!

via Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal to cut staff and hours of operation at public libraries in the new city budget comes at a time when this cherished institution is already facing “formidable challenges” coast to coast, according to a recent policy report from the Chicago-based American Library Association. In an increasingly … Continue reading

Emanuel: Three Police Stations To Close; Police, Fire Headquarters To Merge

via Fran Spielman, Chicago Sun-Times The Chicago Police Department will close three district police stations in 2012 — Wood, Belmont and Prairie — consolidate police and detective areas from five to three and merge Police and Fire Department headquarters and specialized units, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday. Instead of having “overlapping functions” in the Police … Continue reading


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