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John Byrne
Reporter at City Hall for the Chicago Tribune.
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ChiTrib Clout Street 5h
When lawmakers return to Springfield, will they rebuke Rauner or save some wins for Pritzker?
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John Byrne 10h
Getting ready for ⁦⁩ latest salvo against e-cigs, reminded of the “dope on the table” episode of The Wire.
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Monica Eng Nov 11
Steak & Lemonade restaurants represent Chicago in parts of at least five states, but few North Siders have ever heard of them. I track down the history of this Chicago combo to a surprising place here
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ChiTrib Clout Street 10h
City to sue online e-cigarette dealers for selling to underage Chicagoans
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ChiTrib Clout Street Nov 8
With help from Cubs, Bears and others, Chicago area's largest indoor sports facility opens in Pullman on the Far South Side
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John Byrne Nov 9
ICYMI, this in-depth and opus reveals Preckwinkle had much longer runway to firing COS than she said...
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ChiTrib Clout Street Nov 8
With Pritzker win, pot legalization is now in legislators' hands, but not all are on board
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ChiTrib Clout Street Nov 9
Morning Spin: Lauren Underwood reveals the secret to her successful run for Congress.
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Paul Sullivan Nov 9
Carlos Zambrano, 37, is pitching in the Venezuelan winter league. Next stop, MLB?
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Eric Krol Nov 8
Big scoop by on Chicago mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle and her handling of allegations against her (now former) chief of staff:
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41 Strange Nov 8
Spirited Away ( 2001) director: Hayao Miyazaki
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Chicago Tribune Nov 8
The new heist film "Widows" takes place in Chicago, but you won't see any tourist destinations. Director Steve McQueen and writer Gillian Flynn set their story against the backdrops of Hyde Park, Garfield Park, Englewood and Lawndale.
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Jason Meisner Nov 8
’s trial doesn’t get underway in NYC until next week. But in Chicago today we are getting a fascinating crash course on the Sinaloa cartels and the ways they corrupted law enforcement in Mexico to protect their drug shipments, flush out informants and go after rivals.
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Chicago Tribune Nov 8
Fixes to Cook County’s property tax assessment system are bringing dramatic changes for Chicago homeowners: Some wealthier areas are seeing steep increases in median home value, but previously overvalued neighborhoods may be getting some relief.
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Bill Ruthhart Nov 8
Some of Rahm Emanuel's allies have started to gravitate toward Comptroller Susana Mendoza as she preps a likely run for Chicago mayor:
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Stacy St. Clair Nov 7
Police union cuts ties with attorney who defended Van Dyke in Laquan McDonald shooting scoop by and
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Jeremy Gorner Nov 7
CPD moves to fire Officer Robert Rialmo in 2015 shooting that killed two, reports.
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John Byrne Nov 7
Replying to @claudiamorell
By the skin of their teeth.
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John Byrne Nov 7
No speakers for public comment at council. Regular soapbox stander George Blakemore might be taking a day off after his unsuccessful bid for Cook County board.
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John Byrne Nov 7
City Council has a quorum today for post-election meeting, but just barely...
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