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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will not seek a third term. We get reaction to the news from City Council.

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The Chicago River at Fullerton Avenue

A trio of aldermen push for the city to develop a riverfront park along the North Branch of the Chicago River – but the mayor has other plans.

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City budget hearings are underway. A panel of aldermen joins us with their take on the city budget and Chicago’s long-term fiscal health.

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Aldermen fight to keep their discretionary “menu money” funds for ward improvements to streets, sidewalks, alleys and other projects.

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A group of aldermen and the Better Government Association want to rewrite the mayor's infrastructure trust ordinance. Carol Marin and her panel have more.

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Nine aldermen now say they will vote against the ordinance unless changes are made.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Mayor Emanuel expects Chicago City Council approval of his Infrastructure Trust plan, even though some aldermen are raising concerns. Is it really a good deal for taxpayers? Carol Marin and her panel take up the issue.

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