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Republicans Wed Apr 30 2014

Cinco de GOP

Illinois GOPThe Illinois Republican Party is celebrating Cinco de Mayo tonight with a fundraising event at Hub 51, 51 W. Hubbard St.

Party Chairman Jack Dorgan and lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti will be on hand, along with Jovita Carranza, Joseph Galvan and Jay Reyes. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $50, with sponsorships available for $250 or $500.

 
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Parents Still Steaming, but About More Than Just Boilers

By Phil Huckelberry / 2 Comments

It's now been 11 days since the carbon monoxide leak which sent over 80 Prussing Elementary School students and staff to the hospital. While officials from Chicago Public Schools have partially answered some questions, and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool has informed that he will be visiting the school to field more questions on Nov. 16, many parents remain irate at the CPS response to date. More...

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Substance, Not Style, the Source of Rahm's Woes

By Ramsin Canon / 2 Comments

It's not surprising that some of Mayor Emanuel's sympathizers and supporters are confusing people's substantive disputes with the mayor as the effect of poor marketing on his part. It's exactly this insular worldview that has gotten the mayor in hot... More...

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