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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says City Hall ethics laws are in need of "a real scrubbing".An ethics task force, appointed by Emanuel, announced recommendations Monday to increase transparency and accountability. Emanuel said he'll work with Ald.
The Chicago Transit Authority announced Friday the worst stops on the Red Line will see an $86 million dollar facelift beginning this summer. Leaky roofs, delapidated platforms, rotting wooden timbers and out of date security cameras will all be fixed at seven stations on the North Side.
A new committee put together by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to find new uses for land currently held by two local coal-fired power plants -- Fisk and Crawford -- slated to close in the next two years.