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Julian High School Brawl: 29 Students Arrested After Massive 'Disturbance' At South Side School

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    More than two dozen students at a high school on Chicago's South Side were arrested Tuesday morning after a massive fight broke out inside the school.

    Officers responded to reports of a "disturbance" involving multiple students at Percy Julian High School about 10 a.m. Tuesday in the city's

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Rahm Emanuel Budget Address 2014: Chicago Mayor Wants Higher Fees On Cable, Cigarettes, Parking

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    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday presented his 2014 city budget, a proposal that relies on lofty revenue projections from the newly-installed speed cameras and proposed hikes to a number of taxes and fines to chip away at the city's $338.7 million deficit.

    As previouslyreported, the $6.97 billion budget holds the line on certain big-ticket

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    • Written by The Chicago Defender
    • Category: Chicago

    Chicago Pension Ills Loom As Rahm Emanuel Offers 2014 Budget Proposal

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      Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, speaks at a news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) | AP

      By David Greising and Karen Pierog
      CHICAGO, Oct 22 (Reuters) - When Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivers Chicago's 2014 budget address on Wednesday, he will lay out plans for tackling a $340 million deficit, but a bigger problem

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      • Written by The Chicago Defender
      • Category: Chicago

      Dick Durbin: Top House GOP Leader Told Obama 'I Cannot Even Stand To Look At You'

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        Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) alleged this weekend that a top House Republican leader told President Barack Obama, "I cannot even stand to look at you" during negotiations over the government shutdown.

        Durbin made the charge in a Facebook post Sunday.

        "Many Republicans searching for something to say in defense of the disastrous

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        • Written by The Chicago Defender
        • Category: Chicago