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$9.8M Tennis Facility Planned for Chicago’s… Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/blogs/ward-room/$9.8M-Tennis-Facility-Planned-for-Chicago’s-South-Side/260140001 Copy Close Embed this video Replay Mayor Rahm Emanuel and XS Tennis announced Wednesday the creation of a $9.8 million, 112,000-square-foot “world class tennis facility.” Christian Farr reports.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he’ll continue to make the difficult (and unpopular) choices needed to improve Chicago, declaring: “I didn’t say change would be easy.” Besieged by an avalanche of bad press, Emanuel defends himself in an interview with Crain’s Chicago Business, making no apologies for controversial decisions on pension reform and public school closings, among else, but also conceding that sometimes he needs to “pull back and listen.” Meanwhile, the city’s two largest newspapers are forecasting doom for the reelection-seeking mayor. This past weekend, a Sun-Times headline blared “RAHM ON THE ROPES” as it touted the results of a poll revealing that just one out of five Chicago voters think Emanuel’s doing a better job of running things than former Mayor Richard M.
A little-known campaign committee controlled by west-suburban Congressman Peter Roskam has spent thousands of dollars on gifts; tens of thousands of dollars on ski trips and other travel, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on mysterious consulting contracts – all with minimal disclosure to the public, and all perfectly legal, NBC5 Investigates has found. The committee — called Republican Operation to Secure and Keep a Majority, or ROSKAM PAC — is one of several so-called “Leadership PACs” controlled by various members of Illinois’ U.S.
University of Chicago Medical Center Chef Graham Elliot underwent a sleeve gastrectomy in July after his weight peaked near 400 pounds. The procedure, performed by Dr.
Jury Finds Kevin Trudeau Guilty of Contempt A jury found TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt of court Tuesday for willfully violating a court order by misrepresenting his book in a series of infomercials. Pitch Man Kevin Trudeau Faces Judge Even Kevin Trudeau himself thought Friday was the day he’d be hauled off to jail.
For many Chicago families, vacation dreams often involve, at best, a trip to the Wisconsin Dells or the Indiana Dunes. A stay at the Beverly Hills Hotel or the Wynn in Las Vegas would be far outside the family budget.
AP Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio speaks during a tribute to South African leader Nelson Mandela at the National Action Network headquarters, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
TV Pitchman Trudeau in Custody — Again A television pitchman accused of misleading viewers about his weight-loss books during late-night infomercials was taken into custody Tuesday morning for failing to pay a $37 million civil judgment. Phil Rogers reports.
Sunday might be the biggest sports day of the year, but it’s also one of the biggest eating days of the year too. And if Thanksgiving Day is an indicator, races on eating days are largely becoming very popular.
Every January first, year in, year out, it’s the same story. You decide on a resolution to start the new year fresh, and by March, you’re back to your old ways.