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Emanuel announces Divvy discount for Chicagoland college students

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday announced a new Divvy bike-share membership discount for Chicago-area college students.

The Divvy Student Membership program will allow students at the City Colleges of Chicago, DePaul University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia College and Rush University Medical Center to purchase an annual Divvy bike membership for $20 less than Divvy’s usual $75 annual membership fee.

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Mayor: We'll 'work on' turf issues at Soldier Field

Emanuel: No property, sales or gas tax increases in 2015 budget

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday vowed that his proposed 2015 budget would not increase city property, sales or gas taxes.

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Emanuel frustrated with FAA response, lack of backup plan

Emanuel proposes development of smartphone app for hailing traditional taxi cabs

Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to introduce the Taxi Driver Fairness Reforms of 2014 at next week’s City Council meeting. The reforms would require the city to seek bids for the development of a smartphone app that enables consumers to hail traditional taxi cabs in a manner similar to systems used by ride-share industry drivers, among other things.

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Emanuel on Obama College Prep: 'I made a mistake'

Emanuel pushes to reduce penalties for minor drug possession statewide

New selective-enrollment high school won’t bear Obama’s name

On Thursday Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that a $60 million selective-enrollment high school planned for the Goose Island area will not bear the name of President Barack Obama, as was previously announced.

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Emanuel moves to prevent excessive downtown signage

Responding to the June installation of controversial signage on the Trump International Hotel & Tower in River North, Mayor Rahm Emanuel next month plans to introduce an ordinance that would ensure other buildings along the Chicago River and throughout downtown remain free of similar signage.

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Emanuel defends 40-percent hike in city retiree health premiums

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