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Monday, Sep 16, 2013 at 10:10 AM
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By Alexandria Fisher

Rahm, Comcast to Offer Internet Centers Near Some CPS Schools

Rahm, Comcast to Offer Internet Centers Near Some CPS Schools

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Comcast announced Monday that they will provide Internet facilities around some city schools for students in low-income families. Read »

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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By Lisa Balde

Emanuel, Comcast Partner For Cheaper Student Internet

Mayor Emanuel announced Tuesday a partnership with Comcast to offer broadband Internet access at a reduced rate Read »

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Who We're Covering
Rahm Emanuel

Rahm Emanuel

Foul mouthed, iron-fisted and arrogant. Say hello to Mayor Emanuel.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr.

After spending much of the past year and a half out of the public eye Triple J is making a comeback!

Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich

Rascally alchemist transmutes disgrace into fame. Celeb Apprentice buffoon, jail time looms.

Pat Quinn

Pat Quinn

Accidental gov no longer.

Michael Madigan

Michael Madigan

Master of the Illinois political universe, behind-the-scenes strong arm, and speaker of the house.

Ed Burke

Ed Burke

Ed Burke has played the stoic counterpart to Mayor Daley's outspoken boss hog since the Mayor took office.

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Phil Rogers Emmy Award-winning reporter with trenchant insight into Chicago's political machinations.
Mary Ann Ahern WMAQ's Political Reporter since 2006, not afraid of a challenge. Read full bio .