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Smith tries to stop LP Hospital plan

Here’s new info from the Tribune on what’s going to be a priority for new alderman Michele Smith: stopping the Lincoln Park Hospital development plan. New 43rd Ward Ald. Michele Smith took steps at her first City Council meeting today to try to stop construction of a controversial grocery store and condominiums on the former…

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Smith wins, but female aldermen still lose

Smith wins, but female aldermen still lose

Despite Michele Smith’s narrow win in Lincoln Park’s 43rd Ward, City Council will still see fewer women when it reconvenes. Progress Illinois has the story: The race for 43rd Ward was one of the closest elections in Chicago’s runoffs Tuesday night, but the two candidates running are polar opposites. The eventual winner, Michele Smith, thanked…

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