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Chicago To Become Home To New Biotech Hub At Merchandise Mart

The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to engineering and computer science students at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Oct. 2, 2012. The mayor was recruiting students to work in Chicago after they graduate. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Recruits Engineering Students At UIUC To Boost City’s Tech Ranks

Could Chicago become the Silicon Valley of the Midwest? If Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets his way, it’s a very real possibility.

CBS 2–10/02/2012