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Gregory Pratt
City Hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Organizer/Exec Board . I'm just trying to make my city a better place.
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Gregory Pratt 8h
Replying to @royalpratt
Fact I didn't know before today: Foxx spox was in a "spying" controversy when she worked in the mayor's office.
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Gregory Pratt 8h
Kim Foxx's chief spokeswoman is OUT, for reasons the Cook County State's Attorney won't say, amid ongoing Jussie Smollett fallout.
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Gregory Pratt 13h
RIP -- a good obit for Lyra McKee, "a proud and critical Northern Irish journalist" who "loved and hated the country she wrote about with passion"
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George W. Papajohn 14h
You can talk about bad Sox trades (like Tatis for Shields), bad Sox seasons (there have been quite a few lately), but this was the biggest mistake the franchise made. It got a free stadium that hasn't aged well. Should've invested in something remarkable, perhaps along the river.
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Gregory Pratt Apr 18
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Gregory Pratt Apr 18
I visited a lot of campaign offices during this past election cycle. One of the more unique spaces I saw was office, which included wall art, the liberation alphabet and a children’s section
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Chicago Tribune Apr 17
Commentary: The fear of a Columbine copycat attack brought back the panic I felt 20 years ago as a student in suburban Denver. It reminded me that some wounds never totally heal, writes .
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
Did Toni Preckwinkle anticipate losing by 50 points? "No of course not,” she says, in second post-election interview, a TV shot with She thinks she got more scrutiny than Ed Burke but blamed anti-incumbent mood for her loss.
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
Toni Preckwinkle’s post-election interviews are starting. Here, she’s asked about a staffer who admitted voting for Lori Lightfoot to the Sun-Times.
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
1st ward
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ChicagoBreaking Apr 17
Lawsuit seeks to block use of up to $1.3 billion in public money on Lincoln Yards project
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
Replying to @marjhalperin
Hard to reconcile "we returned the money" with (essentially) "the checks are in the mail."
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
'This program saved my life': South Side organization helps men return to communities after prison. A look at an important program
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
Replying to @JamesCappleman
Rahm Emanuel weighs in on re-election.
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
In the next City Council, Chicago’s 33rd ward will he represented by a non-Mell for the first time since 1975. The 39th will be represented by a non-Laurino for the first time since 1965.
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Gregory Pratt Apr 17
ICYMI: Toni Preckwinkle said, “We’ve returned every single dollar that was raised at the Burke event.” But it actually depends what you mean by “returned.” Much of that money is still in her bank account. Our latest with
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Gregory Pratt Apr 16
Unofficial final Chicago election vote counts: Socialist up 13 on , up 25 on in tight races. Elections board will issue its proclamation based on these numbers at 2 p.m. on Thursday, per spokesman
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Gregory Pratt Apr 16
NEWS: Toni Preckwinkle says she returned $116,000 raised at Ed Burke's home. But campaign filing shows only $43,750 tied to fundraiser returned, per Tribune analysis. Preckwinkle spox says they're following up with those who “have not cashed the checks."
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Gregory Pratt Apr 16
Fired Toni Preckwinkle advisor Scott Cisek was paid $40,000 after ousting. A more curious note: He showed up at her Election Night victory party. County spokeswoman wouldn’t say whether there are plans to hire him back — today in things that make you go 🤔
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Gregory Pratt Apr 15
I visited their newsroom before Wrestlemania 30 and they had a pirate flag in the main room. All good journalists are pirates, some say.
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