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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 5:21 AM
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By Ward Room Staff

Alderman: Hike Fines for Bikes on North Side Sidewalk

Alderman: Hike Fines for Bikes on North Side Sidewalk

Harry Osterman (48th) wants bicyclists to be fined $250 if they ride a bike on North Sheridan Road between West Ardmore and West Devon avenues. He said many bicyclists using the Lakefront Bike Path, which allows... Read »

Thursday, Apr 7, 2011 at 11:47 AM
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By Edward McClelland

Why the Far North Side Should Be Called a 'Democracy-Free Zone'

Why the Far North Side Should Be Called a 'Democracy-Free Zone'

As they have for the past dozen years, North Side ward committeemen are about to choose a new state legislator without public input. Read »

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