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Friday, May 30, 2014 at 8:13 PM
By Alexandria Fisher

Woman Angered by City's Potholes Fills Them Herself

One Chicago woman is so fed up with the city’s potholes she’s planning to fill them herself. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 at 5:46 PM
By Alexandria Fisher

Second City Sends Pothole Message to Rahm Emanuel

Second City comedians have a message for Mayor Rahm Emanuel about Chicago's potholes—“Thank you.” Read »

Monday, Mar 10, 2014 at 10:20 PM
By Colleen Connolly

Emanuel Orders Pothole "Strike Teams"

Teams from the Department of Transportation have been formed to fill the potholes on arterial streets every Monday and Friday. Read »

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