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South loop and burns

Will burns who will be the new alderman in the south loop needs to learn the boundaries and needs of the citizens. He refuses to respond to comments or questions. It's time for a change. He has one agenda and that's to vote lock step with Emanuel. We need cops not bike lanes nor a Lucas museum.

  • Juan from South Loop 13 year South Loop resident

    Alderman Dowell will have most of the South Loop that's south of Roosevelt. Burns will have the portion north of Roosevelt(Printer's row and DB Park 1).

  • South Loop truth Poliical activist

    I know in my opinion they both only represent Rahm not the people. I'll be working hard to defeat both.

  • Cops not bike lanes? What kind of problems are you having that you think more cops will solve?

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Dearborn Park Yard Sale

Does anyone know if the annual yard sale is scheduled to take place in September this year in Dearborn Park? Thanks.

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    INTERIOR BUILD OUT TO AN EXISTING 16TH FLOOR OFFICE SPACE AS PER PLANS. **Self-Certification Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to audit & field inspections**

    550 W. Van Buren St. Issued July 24, 2014 Comment

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Lost Miniature Poodle

Scrappy went missing On June 26. He is white with brownish ears. He is about 8" tall, 18" long and 10 pounds. He has a long thin build and a long thin tail. He had a recent haircut.

He escaped from his leash and has no ID. Last seen on the 1500 block of West Adams St., Chicago.

His three poodle playmates miss him immensely.

Reward for his safe return. Please call 773.860.4847 or 312.213.7026.

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Co-Working Space in the West Loop

CivicLab is a co-working space in the West Loop of Chicago dedicated to bringing individuals and organizations together who share an interest in social justice and a passion for the community.

It is located just a few blocks from the Morgan Street Green Line El stop and the Halsted Street bus route.

We offer a fixed desk for only $200.00 per month. We have all the facilities of a regular office such as a full kitchen, wi-fi, copying and printing.

http://www.civiclab.us/newhome/

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Fwd: FW: Entry-Level Firefighter/EMT Exam Application

The City of Chicago is pleased to inform you that the application period for the entry-level Firefighter/EMT exam started July 16, 2014 and will run through September 16. This is the period of time when applicants can sign up for the exam, which will be administered on December 13 and 14, 2014. In 2006, the age to sit for the exam was 19 and the age to enter the academy was 20. We have lowered the age to sit for...

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The City of Chicago is pleased to inform you that the application period for the entry-level Firefighter/EMT exam started July 16, 2014 and will run through September 16. This is the period of time when applicants can sign up for the exam, which will be administered on December 13 and 14, 2014. In 2006, the age to sit for the exam was 19 and the age to enter the academy was 20. We have lowered the age to sit for the exam and enter the academy to 18. It is our hope that younger individuals who get on the eligibility list will be motivated to attend college and stay out of trouble and will find a sense of opportunity about their futures.

Attached is the job announcement, as well as the FAQ’s, which provides all of the key information about the application process and the exam. In case you’d like to cut-and-paste the link to the application website, here it is: www.cityofchicago.org/FireApplication. The website also contains links to additional information.

During the posting period, applicants can call (312) 744-4976 or email fire-application@cityofchicago.org with any questions or concerns, and they can also seek assistance in Room 100 in City Hall.

We have also modified the way candidates can apply for Veterans Preference. Applicants may apply for Veterans Preference at any time, even after the posting has closed. There is no longer a cutoff date for the submission of documents showing eligibility for Veterans Preference. However, the later the preference is applied for, the later it will be applied. Detailed instructions on how to apply for the Veterans Preference are included in the attached FAQs.

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Sterling Bay retools old buildings, reshapes neighborhoods

300 W Adams St, Chicago, IL, 60606, United States

626 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL, 60661, United States

400 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

433 W Van Buren St, Chicago, IL, 60607, United States

They've also slipped up at times. After Goodman and Golden bought 612 S. Clinton St., a buyer arrived "very quickly" and paid them almost double.

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Goodman and Golden then borrowed $20,000 from Goodman's parents and bought a five-flat with a storefront at 3851 N. Southport Ave. for $93,000 in 1987. It took them 10 months to get a bank loan to rehab it. They sold it for $265,000 in 1989, according to property records.

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