Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Emanuel wants to streamline zoning, permits

Mayor tackles U. of C. permits in bid to streamline process for everyone The first actions of any new executive are heavy with symbolism. So what did Mayor Rahm Emanuel do during his first weekend in office? He went to City Hall on Saturday and met with top officials from the University of Chicago to […]

Bears Claim Fifth Straight Win, Edge Lions

John Raffel – AHN Sports Correspondent Detroit, MI, United States (AHN) – It wasn’t a typical Chicago Bears defense in the first half. But it sure was in the second half. Jay Cutler passed seven yards to Brandon Manumaleuna for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and the defense limited the Detroit Lions to […]

Poll: Rahm Emanuel Leads Crowded Chicago Mayor Race

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Chicago, IL, United States (AHN) – Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel leads rivals in the race for Chicago mayor by double-digits, according to a new poll released Wednesday, the same day objections were filed challenging Emanuel’s residency in the city. The latest We Ask America poll […]

Report: Mexican Drug Cartels Spreading to Other Countries

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – New government reports indicate Mexican drug cartels are making a bigger push to organize their black market activities in the United States, Europe and neighboring Latin American countries. In one example, some reports indicate the cartels are associating with white supremacists in the […]

Commodities Prices Fall On Chinese Interest Rates Fears

Linda Young – AHN News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Commodities prices for precious metals, oil and agricultural raw materials took the hardest fall in 18 months on news that China might take steps to avert inflation. Prices of commodities futures fell by up to 3.8 percent on news that China’s central […]