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Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces a new park investment at Kelly Park across the street from Kelly High School and answers questions about crime, politics and the weekend shutdown of Taste of Chicago. | Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times

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Updated: July 20, 2014 2:54PM



When it comes to New York City comparisons, Chicagoans defensively side with their own city. We love Chicago-style pizza, we’ll take our losing sports teams over the Yankees any day and our architecture is second to none, thank you very much. But if you’re really in love with Chicago politics, brace yourselves. READ MORE



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