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Charish Johns (left) her fiancŽ John Gillyard Detroit walk away from entrance Taste Chicago disappointed Saturday afternofind out it was

Charish Johns (left) and her fiancŽ John Gillyard, of Detroit, walk away from the entrance of the Taste of Chicago disappointed Saturday afternoon to find out it was canceled all day Saturday due to the weather. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times

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Updated: August 14, 2014 6:46AM

The gates for the Taste of Chicago were closed Saturday because of severe weather — the first time the festival was canceled for the entire day, officials said.

About noon, the city Office of Emergency Management announced the festival would be closed because of “excessive rainfall and flooding on the festival grounds.”...READ MORE

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