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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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Apr 16, 2014 12:05 pm
CTA already employs former patronage chiefFor years, Forrest Claypool railed against "the friends and family hiring practices" of Cook County Board presidents John and Todd Stroger, accusing...
Apr 16, 2014 5:00 am
Mary J. McNichols toyed with the idea of opening her own music studio back in the early 1970s, when she had a lead role in "Hello, Dolly!" at York High School in Elmhurst.
Apr 16, 2014 1:14 am
Before the electric light bulb ended the Gaslight Era, one of the biggest advances in illuminating Chicago and other cities was the development of a lantern wick that could withstand intense heat whil...
Apr 15, 2014 5:00 am
EIU journalism chairman was 1st Amendment expert James A. Tidwell could lead a barbershop chorus and a detailed, in-depth discussion on the First Amendment. A voracious reader, he was licensed to prac...
Apr 15, 2014 5:00 am
In a 'Perry Mason' moment, a video played in court contradicts police officers who testified their drug arrest was properOne by one, five police officers took the witness stand at the Skokie courthous...
Apr 15, 2014 2:29 am
Many communities ban youth possession of vapor pipesThe village of Barrington has an ordinance that forbids minors from possessing e-cigarettes, and the local school system also bans the devices. But ...
Apr 15, 2014 1:15 am
— Longtime central Illinois farmers Pat and Mike Marron don't look like revolutionaries.
Apr 15, 2014 12:21 am
A Christian high school hopes to keep its doors open by moving to northwest Indiana, a decision that has upset some parents and alumni who want the school to stay in the south suburbs.
Apr 15, 2014 12:12 am
Experts point to social services as way to aid women — and avoid arrests, fines that perpetuate cycleIt was a far-reaching operation, a wide net cast by federal and local law enforcement to ...
Apr 14, 2014 8:47 pm
A Frankfort car salesman won a contest to appear on the Tonight Show this month and sold a truck to host Jimmy Fallon.
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