David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Paralyzing Blizzard Lives Up To The Hype

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Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel talks with voters as he eats breakfast at Izola's Restaurant in Chicago. Emanuel began campaigning in the city more than a month before announcing his candidacy on Nov. 13. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Residency Fight Clouds Emanuel's Chicago Mayor Bid

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Chicago Mayor Daley Won't Seek Re-Election

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Linda Rivera holds up a sign in opposition to the proposed Islamic community center near ground zero in New York. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Religious Freedom, Free Speech Face Off Nationwide

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BP Promises To Hire More Locals For Gulf Cleanup

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How Will Passengers Fare In Latest Airline Merger?

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Shortfall Threatens Illinois Pension System

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3 Weeks After Quake, Shelter A Main Concern In Haiti

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Chicago Club, Students Reach Settlements

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A Look At Effects Of Stimulus On States

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Obama Sends Holder To Chicago Over Teen's Death

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Groups React To Obama's Health Care Speech

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Monster Trains And A Monster Problem In Chicago

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Impeachment Process Begins Against Ill. Governor

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Ill. Gov. Arrested In Probe Over Obama Successor

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