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Rahm presented a budget to the fifty thieves : Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday delivered a 2017 budget address he pitched as Chicago moving past its years of financial woes and the series of major tax hikes that accompanied them.Hundreds of new police officers will be hired, the city's 3-1-1 system modernized and a new Police Department training center will be built. To cover the spending, shoppers will pay a new plastic bag tax if they don't have their own, drivers parking near Wrigley Field will pay more at meters and delivery trucks will be hit with a new loading zone charge.
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