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Monday, Aug 12, 2013 at 9:36 PM
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By Ward Room Staff

Dems Pick Dick Mell Aide to Succeed His Daughter

Dems Pick Dick Mell Aide to Succeed His Daughter

Jaime Andrade, a top aide to former Chicago Ald. Richard Mell, was selected by Democratic leaders on Monday to suceed Mell's daughter in the Illinois House Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 6:31 PM
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By Carol Marin

Rep. Mell Wants Father's Aldermanic Seat

Rep. Mell Wants Father's Aldermanic Seat

Her announcement comes just days after the 33rd Ward alderman said he would step aside, effective July 24. Read »

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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By Edward McClelland

Dick Mell Has Been An Alderman Forever

How does Mell's service compare to the rest of the City Council? More than half the aldermen have joined since 2007. Read »

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