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Opinion: City Council Once Again Trying to Pull Wool Over Its Own Eyes

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Plane Crash Survivor Fights for Lap Children Ban

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Judge Delays Sentencing for Orland Park Man Convicted in Wife's Murder

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Patient Attends Granddaughter's Illinois Wedding Online

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Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

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Rare Redwood Spared, in California to Be Moved at Cost of $150K

Rare Redwood Spared, in California to Be Moved at Cost of $150K

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Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

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Chicago Grabs 2 Spots on List of Nation's Top Burgers

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Beijing, Chicago Architects to Design Lucas Museum

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Ford, Carey Look to Make a Mark in Back-Up Battle

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