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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 9:53 AM
By Edward McClelland

May Day Activities in Chicago

May Day Activities in Chicago

The international workers' holiday, which began here in 1886, is still a big event. Today's highlight is an immigration reform rally in Federal Plaza. Read »

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