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Chicago aldermen hear arguments on plastic bag ban - Chicago Tribune

Chicago aldermen hear arguments on plastic bag ban - Chicago Tribune | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
Chicago aldermen hear arguments on plastic bag ban Chicago Tribune Environmentalists came to City Hall on Tuesday to support a proposal to ban plastic bags at Chicago stores, a move retailers say will hurt businesses unless they charge shoppers up...
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Chicago students meet with First Lady at White House | WGN-TV

Chicago students meet with First Lady at White House | WGN-TV | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
A group of students from Chicago's Harper High School met with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House. Mrs. Obama invited the students to visit after meeting with them in Chicago in April. The students, who go to ...
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Chicago school closings

Chicago school closings | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
Months of argument and anguish over Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push for sweeping school closings came to a climax Wednesday as his hand-picked Board of Education voted to shut 49 elementary schools and...
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Tech Startup City: G2 Crowd in Chicago - Forbes

Tech Startup City: G2 Crowd in Chicago - Forbes | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
Chicago, Chicago--it's a toddlin' tech town! (image credit: Atelier Tee) When Godard Abel began the B2B sales and software company, BigMachines, he was based in Chicago, so planting the startup seed near the city was a no-brainer.
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Art Institute receives $1 million grant to collaborate with CPS

Art Institute receives $1 million grant to collaborate with CPS | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
The Art Institute of Chicago announced Monday that it is receiving a $1 million grant to fund a five-year collaboration with Chicago Public Schools to foster students’ engagement with original...
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Blackhawks Losing Money Despite Second Stanley Cup Final Appearance In Four Years - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global

Blackhawks Losing Money Despite Second Stanley Cup Final Appearance In Four Years - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
Blackhawks Chair Rocky Wirtz said that despite making a second Stanley Cup Final appearance in four seasons and obliterating television ratings records, the team will need at least two more years before turning a profit, according to Danny Ecker of...
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Chicago’s ‘Greenest Street’ Uses Smog-Eating Cement | EarthTechling

Chicago’s ‘Greenest Street’ Uses Smog-Eating Cement | EarthTechling | All things Chicago | Scoop.it
Maybe it's not literally the greenest street, but the smog-eating cement, renewable energy systems and bioswales could make an impact if scaled up citywide.
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