First Amazon Go store opened in Chicago
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First Amazon Go store opened in Chicago

In the past recent years, Amazon has begun to expand and create new methods of e-commerce. Amazon has now opened up their first AmazonGo store in Chicago on…

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Chicago hotel workers continue to strike, hotels are in bad shape,  sources say
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Chicago hotel workers continue to strike, hotels are in bad shape, sources say

By Vera Sauchanka, Johanna Medrano Thousands of housekeepers, servers, cooks and doormen walked off their jobs at 26 downtown hotels on Friday after failing to reach an agreement…

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Mayor Emmanuel calls on Illinois General  Assembly to override veto on VOICES act
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Mayor Emmanuel calls on Illinois General Assembly to override veto on VOICES act

By Vera Sauchanka, Johanna Medrano On September 9th, Mayor Rahm Emmanuel sent a letter to Illinois’ Urban General Assembly urging to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the…

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Will Chicago become the first major U.S. city to pilot Universal Basic Income?
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Will Chicago become the first major U.S. city to pilot Universal Basic Income?

By Vera Sauchanka, Johanna Medrano On September 12 Mayor Emanuel joined forces with Alderman Ameya Pawar to launch the creation of the Chicago Resilient Families Task Force, to measure…

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Banner Wholesale Grocers debut new facility location
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Banner Wholesale Grocers debut new facility location

Banner Wholesale Grocers, currently located at 3000 South Ashland Avenue, will be moving to a brand new 75,000 square foot facility. Banner Wholesale Grocers is a family-owned-and-operated wholesale…

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Trial of Jason Van Dyke, former CPD cop  accused of murdering Laquan McDonald, began with jury selection
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Trial of Jason Van Dyke, former CPD cop accused of murdering Laquan McDonald, began with jury selection

Nearly 200 protesters chanted outside a Chicago courthouse Wednesday as jury selection began in the first-degree murder trial of a white police officer accused of killing a black…

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Northwestern PhD student killed in Rogers Park  by stray bullet
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Northwestern PhD student killed in Rogers Park by stray bullet

Six people were killed and another 28 wounded in shootings across Chicago this Labor Day weekend. One of the six killed was a doctoral student at Northwestern University…

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Madigan reaches deal with Emanuel, now Chicago Police have to document every  time they point a gun at someone
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Madigan reaches deal with Emanuel, now Chicago Police have to document every time they point a gun at someone

The new requirement marks a win for Madigan who had pushed for the new level of documentation as part of her ongoing negotiations with Emanuel on a federal…

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John McCain, War Hero, Senator,  Former Presidential Candidate, Dies at 81
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John McCain, War Hero, Senator, Former Presidential Candidate, Dies at 81

John S. McCain, the proud naval aviator who climbed from depths of despair as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to pinnacles of power as a Republican congressman…

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City of Chicago sued over  its proposed Hyperloop deal
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City of Chicago sued over its proposed Hyperloop deal

The Better Government Association (BGA) has filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago for allegedly failing to release documents pertaining to the city’s agreement with Elon Musk’s…

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