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Alderman reject taking attendance

Why would they want records of missing work? “Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson’s effort to require City Council committees to determine whether a majority of aldermen are present before starting meetings ran into a buzzsaw of opposition.” | learn more

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Chicago bricks are pretty cool

“Meet the Guy Behind the Facade of Instagram’s @BrickofChicago. Once you’ve seen brick through Will Quam’s eyes, Chicago will never look the same.” | learn more

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911 operator blew off the wrong call

“Police issued a warning after at least eight robberies unfolded on the Near North Side and in Lincoln Park on Sunday. But one 911 call taker refused to give a citizen’s critical information to dispatchers, an Old Town resident says.” | learn […]

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Insight into the suburban pot backlash

A few weeks ago, I shared news about protesters who tried (unsuccessfully) to have Buffalo Grove ban pot. It turns out many of the protesters are traveling town to town rather than locals. “Critics complained that Opt Out consisted of […]