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A color-coded map from the National Park Service illustrates the noisiest parts of the U.S. in orange and yellow, and the quietest parts in shades of blue. (Credit: National Park Service)

National Park Service Map Shows Just How Loud Chicago Really Is

If you’ve ever been in the United Center after the Blackhawks Score a goal, or stuck in traffic, stood under the Loop ‘L’ tracks during rush hour, or walked Kuma’s Corner, you know Chicago can be a very noisy place.

02/27/2015

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Voters Beware: Don’t Rely On City Website To Find Your New Ward

At the beginning of 2012, the City Council approved a new ward map. Sadly, the city’s website hasn’t gotten the memo yet.

02/19/2015

(Credit: Dustin Cable)

A Colorized View Of The Racial Divide In Chicago

Examining Chicago by racial divide, the city of neighborhoods is reduced to seven very distinct areas.

04/28/2014

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Chicago Marathon: Traffic And Map Information

The 35th Annual Chicago Marathon is Sunday, which means there will be several road closures.

10/04/2012