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Chicago harbors still struggling to fill boat slots

Chicago saw less power outages, quicker response times in 2012

There were less power outages in Chicago 2012 than any other year since 1997, when the city began to review ComEd’s compliance with its franchise agreement with Chicago, according to the findings in the Annual Commonwealth Edison 2013 Summer Preparedness and 2012 Reliability Report.

Union accuses CTA of violating labor contract

Taste of Chicago pop-up restaurants 2013 announced

Wild Hare owners file second complaint over music license denial

Loop intersection to test 'pedestrian scramble'

Why Chicago needs a budget cop

Goldstein leaving City Hall for University of Chicago

Latest tourism ads sell city even better

Measure allowing for new firefighter test moves forward

Steps are being taken to comply with the terms of a settlement that will give 138 former female firefighter applicants the option to reapply for a job with the Chicago Fire Department.

The City Council Committee on Workforce Development and Audit approved an ordinance Wednesday that would permit the city’s fire commissioner to enter into agreements with outside agencies to provide training and testing for “prospective members” of the fire department. Existing law grants the commissioner authority to contract with entities for the provision of services for current members only.