The city thinks more people will forget their reusable bags in 2019, or just get used to the 7-cents-per-bag tax. Flickr/life_chasing

City Expects To Rake In $5.9M From Chicagoans Paying For Plastic, Paper Bags Next Year

The city thinks more people will forget their reusable bags in 2019, or just get used to the 7-cents-per-bag tax.

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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.