Daniel La Spata, right, declared victory against Ald. Joe Moreno (left) in the 1st Ward race. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Dirt Flying In 1st Ward Race, Opponents Slam Moreno For ‘Intimidating’ Style, Developer Ties

Daniel La Spata says Ald. Joe Moreno is in the pocket of developers, while Moreno accuses La Spata of being in an anti-gay "cult."

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Negotiations Deadlocked As Chicago Moves To Its Fifth Day Without School

Striking teachers rallied in the Loop Wednesday morning at the start of Day5 of the strike.

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The Seminary Co-Op Bookstores Are Co-Ops No Longer — Now They’re Nonprofits

The co-op hasn't paid out dividends to shareholders for the last quarter-century, so it didn't exactly live up to its name.

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Mayor Lightfoot, With Teachers Still On Strike, To Reveal Wednesday How She Plans To Plug Budget Hole

The big question Lightfoot will answer is how much of the budget deficit will have to be filled with a property tax hike.