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Mayor Wants Chicagoans' Footage For Stanley Cup Video



    It's time to revel in success, Chicago.

    As a make good for the Stanley Cup wager Boston Mayor Thomas Menino lost to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, he's letting Chicago take over Boston's website for a day with a video.

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    To prep for the big day, Emanuel is asking Chicagoans to send photos and videos of why they love the home of the Hawks.

    "The Mayor has decided that the people of Chicago are the city’s best advocates and therefore the most qualified to create this video. So we're going to crowdsource it."

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    Whether you show off your favorite local landmarks, take a tour of your neighborhood or share your favorite Blackhawks memory, send your Chicago love via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the hashtag #stanleycupvideo. Videos also can be submitted to

    The best entries will be included in the video that takes over Boston for a day. The deadline is Aug. 5.

    Go Hawks!