Parts of the iconic Corinthians verse was recited, group photos were
taken, and a string quartet and men’s chorus serenaded the crowd at
Millennium Park early Thursday, when 32 same-sex couples unionized.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $75 million in budget cuts is going to affect Chicago Public Schools. Among the cuts include cost-saving measures like longer bus routes, custodial services to only the used portions of half-full schools and 20 layoffs.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a partnership with cable giant Comcast that will give Chicago Public Schools families a discount on high-speed internet. Typically $48.95 per month, families who qualify for free school lunch can get broadband internet service for $9.95 per month with no fees starting next school year. The "Internet Essentials" program is the first of it's kind in the country and is set to last for at least three years.