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If Chicago Were a Bank

Slow news day, so how about this - you want to know how scary the financial situation is here in Chicago? You probably don't, but here's a few interesting pictures from the article: Not only does Chicago start in a bigger hole, Chicago keeps digging itself deeper.Go read the article - it's a sobering look at what the future might hold.
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