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First Lady Michelle Obama Praises Chicago DJ Doug Banks

Lonna Saunders | Posted 11.24.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

It's not easy being #1 in the radio ratings in a town like Chicago. Especially when competing against some 60 other stations.

PHOTOS: Remembering Harold Washington, 25 Years Later

Posted 11.25.2012 | Chicago

Twenty-five years ago Sunday, Harold Washington, Chicago's first African-American mayor, abruptly died of a heart attack shortly after his reelection ...

Our Mayor's Race Is a Tale of Two Cities

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

In a way, it's an embarrassment of riches, this mayoral candidate vetting contest. But how does it bode for the person who is most likely to be our next mayor?

Chicago Bullying

Bob Giloth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bob Giloth

The "Chicago" epithet has been dogging Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels almost since the day he took office.