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Extra Extra: Chicago Fire Department Still Falls Short Of Diversity Hires

By Jon Graef in News on Oct 25, 2014 8:30PM

  • Only 7 percent of Chicago Fire Department's new hires in 2014 were African-American. [AP]
  • Mayor Emanuel and Peoples Energy announced $1 million contribution to the “Share the Warmth” program. [ABC 7]
  • Construction is underway for Block 37’s apartment tower. [Curbed]
  • $140,000 in public works funding is missing from the 25th Ward’s coffers and Ald. Danny Solis doesn’t know where it went. [Reader]
  • CHILLFest returns to Wicker Park Nov. 15. [CHILLFest]

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