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Mayor looking for creative revenue streams in upcoming budget

The mayor wants to raise taxes to fill gaps in the city’s budget. From parking garages to luxury skyboxes, from 911 cellphone fees to closing some loopholes, Emanuel is looking outside the traditional revenue sources like property and sales tax to make ends meet in Chicago. Can he get it through, and will it be enough to pay some big bills? We get analysis from Greg Hinz of Crain’s Chicago Business. (Flickr/Daniel X. O'Neil)

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