Chicago's mayor and thousands of city union workers are staring down a Thursday deadline to come up with an agreement that could save the city tens of millions of dollars.Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's administration banked on $32 million in labor concessions to help balance the 2011 budget.
Two well-known Chicago radio stations are being sold to a controversial media tycoon.Classic rock station WLUP-FM (97.9), known as the Loop, and the long-time alternative staple WKQX-FM (101.1), known as Q101, will be sold for more than $110 million in cash.
Mayor Richard Daley on Wednesday said the city's police superintendent abruptly resigned this week in order to pursue other job offers.Jody Weis' resignation Tuesday - the final day of his contract - came as a surprise to the Daley administration.
Backers of a bill to allow same-sex civil unions in Illinois say they're confident the issue could come up when lawmakers return to Springfield Tuesday for their fall veto session.The bill falls short of granting gay couples they same rights as married couples when it comes to issues like federal ta
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