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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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This summer, a remarkable transformation has occurred:


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"Star Wars" creator George Lucas on Monday will announce an architectural team for his controversial planned museum on Chicago's lakefront: an avant-garde Chinese designer whose credits incl...


Pastoral, playful at work in Van Valkenburgh's new designStrolling through Maggie Daley Park, stubble on his face and a yellow hard hat covering his graying red hair, Michael Van Valkenburgh paused be...


Epidemiologist had passion for justiceAs a social epidemiologist, Steven Whitman documented differences in medical care based on race and income and used his findings to push for changes in public pol...


Hundreds gathered Saturday at a west suburban church to mourn a little girl who fell victim to Chicago's streets even while staying off them.


Filipino immigrant Paul Balan came to Chicago for love, leaving behind his country, family members and a growing reputation as an artist.


Tonyisha Harris hadn't expected much emotion Friday when she and other Illinois high school students released classroom-raised alligator snapping turtles into the wild.


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