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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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Baffoe: Mike Ditka Is A Tower Of Stupid

Ditka is binary, obtuse and a caricature.

670 The Score–11/13/2013

The Willis Tower (left) lost its title as tallest building in the U.S. to the new 1 World Trade Center tower in New York City (right), after the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat determined the WTC spire is a permanent part of the building. (Credit: STR/AFP/Allan Tannenbaum-Pool/Getty Images)

New World Trade Center Tops Willis Tower As Tallest In U.S.

The Willis Tower on Tuesday lost the title of the tallest building in the United States to the new World Trade center in New York.

11/12/2013

New Apple Maps Misses Mark In Chicago

Apple’s new map application has been getting widespread bad reviews, and it misses the mark on some key spots in Chicago.

09/28/2012

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United Airlines To Move Corporate Headquarters To Willis Tower

United Airlines headquarters will soon be contained within one iconic Chicago address.

WBBM Newsradio–08/13/2012

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One World Trade Center To Supplant Willis Tower As Nation’s Tallest Building

Depending on how you figure, the Willis Tower could be about to lose bragging rights as the nation’s tallest building once the skyscraper at New York’s Ground Zero is completed.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2012

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Willis Tower Skydeck: It’s Really High Up

The Willis Tower is tall! Just… you know… so you know. Why not take a trip up to its Skydeck to get a real grasp of how big this behemoth building is?

11/04/2011

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Guide To Using The Metra To Go Downtown

Are you from the far flung reaches of Chicago’s suburbs and, like me, afraid to take the Metra? It’s okay, you can admit it, the Metra confuses me too. Don’t worry though! We’ll figure that giant, metal, moving monster out together!

06/15/2011

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Willis Tower Owners Seek New Partner

The Willis Tower is reportedly hundreds of millions of dollars in debt, and its owners are looking for help.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

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Sears Considering Whether To Stay In Hoffman Estates

With a series incentives set to expire next year, retail giant Sears Roebuck and Co. is considering whether to move from it’s headquarters in Hoffman Estates.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

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Reported Fire At Willis Tower A False Alarm

Fire crews rushed to the Willis Tower this morning, but reports of a fire and smoke turned out to be unfounded.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011

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Cyclone Winds Close Willis Tower Skydeck

Even tourists who are willing to brave the wind on Tuesday won’t be able to see the views from the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2010

'The Universe' At Willis Tower

Willis Tower Owners Battle Sears Over Artwork

The current owners of the Willis Tower are in a nasty legal battle with the former owners.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010