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Internal emails from Quinn's office show politics influenced NRI decision

Exclusive: Newly released emails show politics appeared to trump credentials when deciding how big a serving some nonprofits should get from Gov. Pat Quinn's now-tarnished $54.5 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative anti-violence grant program.

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Gaza conflict brings out supporters from both sides

On one side of the street, hundreds of Israeli supporters holding blue and white flags gathered. On the other, pro-Palestine activists stared across and demanded an end to Israeli “apartheid.” The heated stand-off on Tuesday outside the Israeli consulate in the Loop lasted more than an hour and ended with one arrest, according to Chicago Police.

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      Five must-haves for exuberant wedding receptions

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      Wedding receptions continue to impress guests with towering centerpieces, gourmet cuisine and elegant ballrooms. For a busy bride and groom, it can be difficult to … Read More

      The Promontory, Hyde Park’s newest venue, opens doors to food, music

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      After successfully launching Dusek’s and Thalia Hall in Pilsen over the past year, business partners Bruce Finkelman and Craig Golden aim to replicate the dinner-and-a-show Read More