Sun-Times

Chapter and verse on the Mirage findings and the government's response by the day the month-long series concluded.
Editorial decrying the misuse of on-duty firemen to sell tickets to a charity that supported the commissioner's marching band.
Editorial asssessing the opinion poll results.
Editorial urges the Mayor to investigate the management of the fire department.
"Mayor Denies Payoffs, Shakedowns Prevalent"
Michael Flannery
Karen Koshner
BGA calls for creation of a city ombudsman with the authority to investigate citizen complaints about city inspectors who are negligent or corrupt.
Pamela Zekman
Better Government Assn. calls on Mayor to investigate Fire Department after Mirage disclosures, such as that on-duty firemen were selling tickets during working hours for a charity for widows and orphans whose main beneficiary was the commissioner's marching band.
Editorial lauds Democratic leaders of the State Assembly for developing a strategy to attack state tax cheating.
Michael Flannery
The building commissioner defends his performance and asserts that corruption and negligence in his agency are not widespread.
Editorial chastizing the mayor's response to the Mirage investigation findings.
Pamelaa Zekman
Zay N. Smith
Four city sanitation workers are to be suspended for five days for accepting money to make illegal garbage collections at the Mirage.
Editorial pushes for state legislative commission to look into corruption scandal.
Michael FlanneryI
Pamela Zekman
Governor renews demand for a proposed legislative commission to investigate city licensing and inspection procedures.
Michael Flannery
Pamela Zekman
State revenue agents raid 21 locations and seize 78 unlicensed pinball and video game machines and jukeboxes, acting on information coming out of the Mirage series.
Pamela Zekman
Zay N. Smith
Mirage team learns how the vending machine salesman work.
Mirage editorial, again urging the City Council to take action.
Michael Flannery
Illinois' Liquor Control Commission orders the auditing of records of four beer and liquor distributors whose salesman offered to violate laws when they visited the Mirage.
Editorial criticizes City Council's decision to stall on taking any action, a week into the Mirage series.
Pamela Zekman
Michael Flannery
Illinois' Department of Revenue announces the establishment of a special fraud unit to investigate the tax-cheating findings of the Sun-Times Mirage series.
Pamela Zekman
Michael Flannery
The Board of Health suspends two inspectors who overlooked violations at the Mirage.
Michael Flannery
Pamela Zekman
Two resolutions come before the City Council urging investigation of wrongdoing uncovered in the Mirage probe.
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