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Rahm, in a switch, opens door to 2016 Democratic convention

Motorola Mobility unveils new Merchandise Mart headquarters

Almost two years after the move was first announced, Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined with Motorola Mobility executives Tuesday to unveil the company’s new headquarters in Merchandise Mart.

The mobile-device maker’s transition from Libertyville to more than 600,000-square-feet of space on the Merchandise Mart’s top four floors and rooftop makes the company the building’s largest tenant. According to a press release from the mayor’s office, Motorola Mobility will bring 2,000 jobs to the city.

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Devon Ave. streetscape has been '30 years in the making,' mayor says

Emanuel moves to open jobs, fellowships to DREAMers

George Lucas eyes Chicago for art, 'Star Wars' museum

Emanuel complains about federal cuts to summer job programs

Rahm eyes office-building lease tax to help cop, fire pensions

Emanuel, Durbin unveil Chicago-centric O’Hare international terminal

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) presented the new international Terminal 5 at O’Hare Airport on Friday after the completion of a $26 million overhaul.

The new terminal features 24 retailers and restaurants, 11 of which are Chicago-based, according to a mayoral press release. Over 400 fulltime jobs are expected to be created at the establishments, which include Rick Bayless’ Tortas Frontera, The Goddess & Grocer and “a wide variety of culinary options” from Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises.

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Chicago, Moscow sister-relationship continues

Emanuel says scaled-back pensions not actually a 'cut'

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