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The death of a scapegoat

There was a flood in the loop in 1992. Then-mayor Richard Daley acted quickly to blame and fire someone. So, he fired the only guy who was actually trying to solve the problem, blaming him for acting too slowly. That […]

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Chicago leads among heartland cities attracting VC

“America’s Mighty Middle Report, published by Crunchbase and Omaha-based Dundee Venture Capital, shows that over the last decade, Chicago leads the region’s VC funding at $15.2 billion, followed by Austin at $11.8 billion and Denver at $10.5 billion.” | learn more

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Chicago should legalize coach houses

I didn’t even realize they were illegal. “Urban Land Institute Chicago report says the additional units would help address the city’s lack of affordable housing.” | learn more

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Chicago’s plan for reopening

“Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s detailed her “Protecting Chicago” plan for reopening the city after the coronavirus pandemic Friday afternoon.“ | learn more