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  • CPS trying to unload dozens of closed schools

    CPS trying to unload dozens of closed schools
    More than a year after Chicago Public Schools closed nearly 50 schools for under-enrollment, there has been little progress on finding new uses for most of the now-empty buildings.
  • Washington Park special taxing district plan advances

    Washington Park special taxing district plan advances
    A key city panel on Tuesday signed off on a plan to create a special taxing district on the South Side despite fears of some Washington Park residents that the plan could force them out of their homes. The proposal would put a tax-increment financing...

    Aldermen ban synthetic pot possession

    Aldermen ban synthetic pot possession
    A City Council committee on Wednesday took steps to close a loophole in the Chicago ordinance banning the sale of synthetic marijuana and stimulants. The amendment endorsed by the council License and Consumer Protection Committee would ban the...

    Quinn's office ignored red flags on nonprofit

    Quinn's office ignored red flags on nonprofit
    The Quinn administration handed out $800,000 in anti-violence money to a politically influential South Side community group even after the nonprofit filed documents with the state acknowledging it suffered from years of financial missteps, a Tribune...

    City to shift money to resurface 15 more miles of streets this year

    City to shift money to resurface 15 more miles of streets this year
    An extra 15 miles of major Chicago streets could be resurfaced with unspent federal grant money previously targeted for other programs. The City Council Budget Committee today recommended spending $15 million in unused Community Development Block...