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1 month
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Motorola Is About to Be Phased Out

The Chicago company invented the cell phone, taught the Chinese how to build them, and built the Chinese market. Then it got devoured by its own creation.

3 months
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What Went Wrong with Union Station?

Much of its glory was lost in 1969 with the demolition of its vibrant concourse. But a lot of it remains—shuttered to the public, but in surprisingly good shape.

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4 months
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Why the Catholic Church Is So Liberal On Labor

Chicago’s archbishop directly addressed a just wage and right-to-work laws as the city and state both struggle with labor. They’re topics of the moment, but grounded in a long history.

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