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November 16, 2016 View email in browser

Gov. Rauner’s big win over union on contract talks opens door to state workers strike

A state labor board declared Tuesday that Gov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s largest employee union are at an impasse over contract negotiations

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Chicago’s new Airbnb home-sharing rules are ‘draconian,’ lawsuit says

A group of homeowners is suing the city of Chicago, alleging the city’s new “draconian and unintelligible restrictions” on Airbnb are unconstitutional.

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Taxpayer-funded group to pay for mayor’s trip to see

Archbishop Cupich become cardinal

A city-funded economic development group will pay for Mayor Emanuel’s trip to Rome. Although “no taxpayer dollars” were involved, the group got $1.2 million in city funding from hotel tax proceeds this year.

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Boy found in lagoon was killed because he cried from milk allergy pain: Cops

An arrest has been made in the death of a 2-year-old boy whose remains were found in Garfield Park Lagoon last year, police said.

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Donald Trump, amid team ‘fighting for power,’ says only he knows Cabinet finalists

President-elect Donald Trump hadn’t been seen in public for days when he walked into New York’s 21 Club to applause from fellow diners Tuesday night.

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Abe Lincoln’s bearded face makes license plate comeback in Illinois

Abe Lincoln once said of his beardy mush, “If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?” Now his mug will be worn by every car in the state in a spot where everyone can see it.

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Steve Goodman’s family sold rights to ‘Go Cubs Go’ before World Series

Before the Cubs’ World Series title made his 32-year-old “Go Cubs Go” a surprise hit, his family reportedly sold away the publishing rights to his songs.

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A tale of two turkeys: How to please every family member at Thanksgiving

For some people, Thanksgiving isn’t complete unless there’s a whole turkey on the table, waiting to be carved. But pre-carving makes for a tastier bird. Here’s how to achieve the best of both worlds.

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