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The Chicago metropolitan area is the metropolitan area associated with the city of Chicago in the United States. It is the area that is closely linked to the city through social, economic, and cultural ties. There are several definitions of the area, the two most common being the area under the jursidiction of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (a metropolitan planning organization), and the area defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area. The metropolitan area is also informally known by residents as Chicagoland.
The Chicago metropolitan area is sometimes grouped together with Milwaukee and Racine in Wisconsin, creating a megalopolis, gradually spreading toward nearby urban centers like Rockford, South Bend, and Benton Harbor in southwest Michigan.
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Jan 26, 2015 7:11 pm
The lifetime cost of smoking in Illinois has surpassed $1.5 million per person, according to a new WalletHub study.
Jan 26, 2015 6:49 pm
A Georgia couple is missing after driving across the state to check out a classic car advertised on Craigslist, and police say the man who last had phone contact with them faces charges.
Jan 26, 2015 6:31 pm
Standard & Poor's rating agency has downgradedRussia'scredit grade by one notch to junk status, citing a weakened economic outlook.
Jan 26, 2015 6:30 pm
The punk rock band Dropkick Murphys is asking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to stop playing one of their songs, saying in a message on Twitter that "We literally hate you."
Jan 26, 2015 6:11 pm
Like some, though not all, of the top U.S. orchestras, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra always has been more comfortable glorying in its past than embracing its future.
Jan 26, 2015 6:09 pm
Imagine a hardcore video game fanatic, and the picture you summon probably won't resemble Roman Rivera.
Jan 26, 2015 6:06 pm
For Chicago travelers planning to go to the Northeast over the next few days, the National Weather Service has a word of advice: Dont.
Jan 26, 2015 5:58 pm
A nagging switching problems led to major delays on CTA train lines through the Loop during the morning rush Monday.
Jan 26, 2015 5:37 pm
Chicago restaurateurRichard Melman will receive the James Beard lifetime achievement award this year, the foundation announced Monday. The award is given to a person in the restaurant industry who has...
Jan 26, 2015 5:15 pm
After stories about its pink and blue striped hospital receiving blanket went viral on social media last fall, the Mundelein-based company that supplies the covers to hospitals around the world plans ...
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