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Editorial: 'Sprint to the finish line': Emanuel's final days can be his best

When the newly sworn mayor first spoke to Chicagoans back in May 2011, Rahm Emanuel declared what he wanted from himself - and from the rest of us. He wanted us embarrassed that only half of our public school students earned diplomas. He wanted us humiliated that so many of our children die with blood surging from bullet wounds. He wanted us to admit that a broke

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