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Council Approves Rahm's 20-Year Digital Billboards Plan

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Chicago's City Council on Wednesday voted 43 to 6 to approve a 20-year digital billboards proposal after an hour of discussion and several comments against the plan.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said erecting more than 30 digital billboards along expressways that run through the city will add up to, "I believe, $15 million a year" and ensure no new taxes in future city budgets.

Still some aldermen spoke up against adding more signs in an already crowded space.

Read the whole story at NBC Chicago