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Rahm Emmanuel Announce New Packages In Support Of Small Businesses

Hello,   Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a package of new reforms to support small businesses across the city. The plan will reduce costs for businesses, simplify the licensing process, increase transparency, support start-up and innovative businesses, and reduce the burden of inspections for all businesses.   To lay out his long-term vision and to highlight all that has already ...

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Three Individuals Charged with Federal Drug Offenses for Allegedly Conspiring to Sell Synthetic Cannabinoids at Chicago Convenience Store

Source: www.justice.gov Download Masoud et al complaint CHICAGO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office today charged three individuals with federal drug offenses for allegedly conspiring to sell synthetic cannabinoids at a Chicago convenience store. FOUAD MASOUD, JAMIL ABDELRAHMAN JAD ALLAH, and ADIL KHAN MOHAMMED conspired to sell the synthetic cannabinoids, known as “K2,” at King Mini Mart in the North Lawndale ...

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Synthetic cannabinoids, laced with rat poison, tied to fourth death in Illinois

  Earlier this month, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned about life-threatening bleeding linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids, often sold as spice, K2 or fake weed. A CDC “outbreak alert”noted that there were some bleeding cases also in Indiana, Maryland, Missouri and Wisconsin. Now, the number of hospitalizations and deaths is continuing to climb. “We ...

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Chicago Smart Lighting Demonstration

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Chicago History

  “It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them.” – Mark Twain, 1883 Chicago was only 46 years old when Mark Twain wrote those words, but it had already grown more than 100-fold, from a small trading post at the mouth of the Chicago ...

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Mayor Emanuel Encourages Youth To Apply For One Summer Chicago Jobs

The City is accepting applications today for the more than 30,000 positions that will help youth gain valuable work experience while providing critical support resources   Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the City of Chicago will begin accepting applications for the more than 30,000 jobs and internship opportunities available through the One Summer Chicago Program. The program helps youth, ages 14 ...

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Mayor Emanuel Outlines the Future of Chicago as a Two Waterfront City in the Second Building on Burnham Address

985 new acres of parks acquired and 5.5 miles of new waterfront access developed since 2011   Download this Press Release Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that 985 acres of parks have been acquired and 5.5 miles of waterfront access have been developed under the Building on Burnham plan. The comprehensive plan to invest in the Lakefront, the Chicago River, ...

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Connecting Youth to a Successful Future with a Summer Job in Chicago.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s One Summer Chicago brings together government institutions, community-based organizations and companies to offer over 31,000 employment and internship opportunities to youth and young adults ages 14 to 24. Apply Now!

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