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All Hail Mayor Emanuel

Posted By on 05.16.11 at 09:45 AM

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Today marks the beginning of the Mayor Rahm Emanuel era.

Mayor Daley completed his 22 years in office Friday, leaving City Hall as throngs of onlookers cheered (though, at least one Chicagoan told the former mayor what he really thought). Saturday, Emanuel led a citywide day of service before taking in a soggy concert, featuring Chicago and other local bands, at Grant Park.

He is to be sworn in at 11:15 AM at Millennium Park's Pritzker Pavilion. You can WATCH or LISTEN to the proceedings.

WBEZ chronicled Mayor Daley’s greatest (?) soundbites. (WBEZ)

The Bulls dominated Miami in the second half of last night’s game in Eastern Conference finals, giving them the early edge in the series. (Tribune)

One of the biggest challenges facing the new mayoral administration: Fixing the CTA’s finances. (Tribune)

The International Criminal Court is seeking an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. (Washington Post)

Sen. John Kerry is in Pakistan trying to smooth things over, while dangling some carrots and sticks. (Washington Post)

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