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Monday, June 17

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The Better Government Association has a nifty new lookup that allows you to browse the salary of every employee of the City of Chicago and Cook County. Fun fact: Police Officer Anthony Abbate, by dint of his surname, appears on the first page when you choose Chicago from the pulldown menu. He makes (made?) $70,656.

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