Rahm Emanuel Extends Olive Branch to Unions

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago is making amends for his past conflicts with union groups by inviting major labor leaders in the city to discuss economic strategies for resolving its $30 billion pension crisis.

Chicago Concealed Carrier Stops Gunman Shooting Into Crowd

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A Chicago man was able to shoot another who’d opened fire on a crowd of people in the city’s Logan Circle neighborhood on Friday night. The man who ended the shooting was in the area dropping off a customer from his Uber as the perpetrator began firing. Chicago officials said they will not be charging the Uber driver with any crimes since he was legally license to carry a firearm.