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Chicagoans of the Year

Chicagoans of the Year

This year’s eclectic class of honorees bring energy, smarts, and soul to their work in equal measure.

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Paul Vallas Really Loves His Broom

And other things our correspondent learned shadowing the mayoral candidate, who wants to “sweep the bums out” of City Hall.

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Untrue Confessions

The arrest of two grade schoolers for murder 20 years ago shook the city — until it became clear their admissions couldn’t be correct.

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Timuel Black

The activist and historian also dishes on lessons from his grandmother and marrying younger.

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What CTA Workers Know

Train operators, bus drivers, and station agents are the heart of Chicago’s circulatory system. Seeing the city through their eyes reveals us at our best and our worst.

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Enter Taxman

Pritzker stumped on a progressive income tax, and Republicans don’t have the votes to block it. The stars may have finally aligned for a graduated plan in Illinois.

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