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iTunes goes Gaga
Rahm Emanuel for new mayor
PHS Namrata Patel
make sure it is proficient and effective
by streamlining Chicago’s energy use
board 100 singles charts.
reporter and enhancing the city’s arts and
It is the title track of the five-time-
The entire planet has clearly gone Grammy-winning singer’s new album. Chicago, Illinois welcomes its new culture.
gaga for Lady Gaga. It is due to be released on May 23rd. mayor, Rahm Emanuel, on February In addition, Emanuel launched a
After she “hatched” out of en egg at Lady Gaga has been so successful 22, 2011. After two decades of Mayor post-election web site that allows people
the Grammy Awards, the attention that she looks to someday turn her Daley’s incumbency, the city is now to share ideas and submit resumes.
the media gives her continues to rise a career in a whole new route - starring handed over to the former White Emanuel’s new web page was created
hundredfold. She has wild outfits, live in movies. After being asked by Sirius House Chief of Staff as Daley retires. to gather ideas, channel news
stunts, and continues to belt her heart XM, she replied, “I think at some However, citizens cannot help but feel releases directly to the public, and
out to sold-out concerts. She has even point, yes. I think I’m sort of destined insecure as a new face brings new “attract a wide range of applicants
conquered the popular social website, for the screen at some point.” changes as well. from across Chicago” to apply for
Twitter, with more followers than Alongside all this new excitement, This election began with controversies unspecified jobs in his administration.
anyone else on the site. “Just Dance,” sources say that if there was ever a over Emanuel’s residency and the President Barack Obama, who
“Paparazzi,” the Grammy-award-win- movie about her life, Lady Gaga says great debate over his eligibility to Emanuel served as White House
ning “Bad Romance,” and chart-topper she would like to be played by Marisa be a candidate after his service in Chief of Staff, also submitted resumes
“Telephone” have already embedded Tomei, the Oscar-winning actress the White House. After the lower online after he was elected in 2008.
themselves into music history. So it from My Cousin Vinny. courts ruled in his favor, Emanuel Emanuel is using his site, www.
seems that the world has found a new Lady Gaga may have earned an- faced a tougher fight as the Appellate chicago2011.org, to allow people to
favorite in the quirky singer. other substantial handful of critical Court ruled against him. The case “engage in conversation with the
Apple announced that Lady Gaga’s and commercial successes, but that was brought into the Supreme Court, mayor-elect.” Emanuel has also set
new single “Born This Way” has doesn't mean she's going to rest. Re- which claimed the Appellate Court up a non-profit board by the same
broken iTunes' record as the fastest- cently, she lent her voice to accompany decision “fundamentally flawed.” A name to raise money until he officially
greater challenge laid ahead as the enters office on May 16.
candidates geared up for upcoming On March 11, during a town-hall
elections to replace Daley. meeting with Chicago high school
One of Emanuel’s biggest opponents students, Emanuel blamed a “severe
was Gary Chico, a close associate shortage” of high schools, in part, for
to Daley and a familiar face in the a 200,000-person decline in the city’s
corporate world. Backed up by the population in the 2010 U.S. Census.
African American community and “We don’t have enough high school
small businesses around the city, Chico spaces. We have a severe shortage
went head-to-head with Emanuel. where parents early on say, 'There’s
After a 55% vote margin, Emanuel not a good local high school.' I’m not
beat out Chico and took the throne taking the risk and they leave. That
as Chicago’s new mayor, avoiding an is a fact, and I’ve got to address that
April election run-off. problem." That's his first priority.
On March 10, Emanuel declared
the members of remaining transition
committees. This varied group of
community, business and non-profit
leaders from across the city will provide
recommendations to the Mayor-
elect about strengthening Chicago’s
economy and raising public safety,
Lady Gaga coming out of an egg at the GrammyAwards Internet
stimulating and expanding public
selling single ever on the worldwide Elton John’s for an original duet in the transportation and infrastructure.
Apple iTunes store. It managed to rack computer-animated feature Gnomeo These seven committees complete
up more than one million downloads in and Juliet called “Hello, Hello” which the Mayor-elect’s Transition Team:
just five days, with some sources say- can only be heard in its original form Economic Development and Planning,
ing that might have been influenced in the film. The singer also performed Public Safety, Transportation and
by her appearance at last month's at Boardwalk Hall Arena in Atlantic Infrastructure, Social Services and
Grammy awards. City, New Jersey, wearing a trans- Healthcare, Energy, Environment and
As if that weren’t enough, Apple lucent dress and the top portion of a Public Space, and Arts and Culture.
has said that the song apparently nun’s habit. These committees will be ensuring
influenced by Madonna had hit the On March 7, Gaga recorded “Mon- the way Americans receive social
No. 1 spot in over 23 countries, going ster’s Ball” in New York City, and will services and healthcare; they will
straight to the top of the U.S. Bill- show on HBO later this year. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel Internet
News in Local: On March 8, Chris Medina,
who was booted off from American Idol
National: Workers are leaving
Chipotle in Washington D.C. and
International: The body of a U.S.
exchange student from California
60 seconds on February 23, received a $45,000
2010 Dodge Grand Caravan van for
Virginia since they got notices that
the U.S. immigration officials audited
was pulled out of a Madrid river on
Tuesday, March 9, ten days after he
PHS Aanchal Bhushan his fiancée Juliana Ramos. She suf- restaurants. A review of 'Help Wanted' disappeared following a night on the
fered a traumatic brain injury when websites, including Chipotle's, showed town, a police official stated. The cause
her car hydroplaned on a wet road and a superior level of hiring in those mar- was unknown, but there were no signs
slammed into a pole. Braun Ability kets other than Ohio, where the com- of foul play in the death of 22-year-old
and Mobility Works are donating the pany has double the units. Chipotle San Diego State University business
van that is outfitted with an auto- Chief Executive Monty Moran called student Austin Bice. Roommates had
mated ramp, which will enable Ramos the departures “very limited” and said reported him missing after he failed
to be wheeled right into the van and they came after he told employees the to return home following the night
buckled up. Chris has been very caring U.S. Immigration and Customs En- out. An autopsy was done and it's not
and helpful to Juliana and her family forcement evaluated worker eligibility clear when the results will be released.
to make sure she is taken care of the documents at the 60 or so restaurants Bice’s body was found in the Man-
right way. Even though he got cut, in Virginia and Washington, D.C. zanares River, a shallow, slow-moving
Medina's appearance on American Earlier, a comparable check resulted waterway that runs through western
Idol brought attention to help Juliana in the firing of 450 undocumented Madrid, in a spot not far from the
make her struggle easier. workers at Minnesota’s restaurants. nightclub where he was last seen.
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