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    The Anasazi did manage to construct in stone the largest and tallest buildings erected in North America until the Chicago steel girder skyscrapers of the 1880s.

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    The best food is in Chicago. There are great restaurants everywhere, from fancy places to burger joints.

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    The Chicago City News Bureau was a tripwire for all the newspapers in town when I was there, and there were five papers, I think. We were out all the time around the clock and every time we came across a really juicy murder or scandal or whatever, they'd send the big time reporters and photographers, otherwise they'd run our stories. So that's what I was doing, and I was going to university at the same time.

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    The Chicago Symphony is considered the greatest orchestra in the world.

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    The Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan’s three-point explosion in Game 1 of the 1992 NBA Finals against Portland is easily one of the greatest performances I’ve ever seen. As he made his sixth straight, he winked directly at (broadcast partner) Mike (Fratello) and me and held his palms up in a shrug, as if to say, What can I do?

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    The Chicago mobs... They practiced their own perverted form of "survival of the fittest." Where the strong clawed their way to the top of a criminal empire. And the weak died in a hail of machine gun bullets.

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    The data don't lie: a Chicago street prostitute is more likely to have sex with a cop than to be arrested by one.

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    The idea of a Chicago band that wanted to sing songs about California is really funny. Having never been to California.

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    The decimation of Lebanon was showing up in Chicago as a series of restaurants and little shops, just as the destruction of Vietnam had been visible here a decade earlier. If you never read the news but ate out a lot you should be able to tell who was getting beaten up around the world.

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    The joy of working with the Chicago Symphony was immeasureable.

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    The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957.

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    Theater in Chicago will always be my first love.

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    The irony is that [Barack] Obama was a law professor at the University of Chicago. He would, most of all, know that what he is doing weakens the Constitution.

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    The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever.

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    The murder rate in Chicago is skyrocketing and you see who's doing it and perpetrating it, they all look like Chief Keef.

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    The message [of Donald Trump] is that that type of thing happening. Let's focus on what happened.What happened was the murder, the murder of this person pushing a stroller, it's unacceptable in an American city to continue to have this level of violence and the level of violence in Chicago is unacceptable.

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    The Michelle Obama that her old friends remember, that people knew in Chicago, she was a really incisive social critic. She knew how to drive an argument home. People liked her both in the workplace and socially because she was so frank.

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    There a great ethnic cuisine available to you in Chicago.

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    There are almost no beautiful cities in America, though there are many beautiful parts of cities, and some sections that are glorious without being beautiful, like downtown Chicago. Cities are too big and too rich for beauty; they have outgrown themselves too many times.

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    There are so many good venues in Chicago.

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    There are some exceptions: Chicago, my hometown, in particular. But overall in the country this is a much safer place than it used to be.

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    There are two Chicagos, as you know. There's one Chicago that's incredible, luxurious and all - and safe. There's another Chicago that's worse than almost any of the places in the Middle East that we talk, and that you talk about, every night on the newscasts.

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    There's only one thing for Chicago to do, and that's to move to a better neighborhood.

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    The published record will show that many in Chicago have mixed feedback on the President's [Barack Obama] role as organizer.

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    There's no other place that exemplifies a fanatic as much as Chicago. I feel like sports fans have bred out of Chicago.

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    There are many things I'm looking forward to in 2013, both personally and professionally. Plans for new restaurants in the U.S., including Eataly Chicago, are underway, and I'm gearing up for the 2013 Ironman world championships in Hawaii - if I'm lucky enough to get a spot!

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    There was a school in Chicago called the School of Design. This was started by [Laszló] Moholy-Nagy, and it was a wonderful school, but we [with Alix MacKenzie] didn't go to that school. We did have friends who went to that school and we would visit there often, and I'm sure it pushed me in my painting direction very strongly just by association.

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    There was no need to inform us of the protocol involved. We were from Chicago and knew all about cement.

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    The show can go on without me, and probably will, but I want to come back to act in Chicago. My wife and I just bought a condo downtown, and I want to do theater.

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    The stuff that I'm saying, they're not really traditional, structured jokes. It's not like I'm talking about growing up in Chicago or anything remotely close to that. It's basically me juggling words and concepts and phrases and being stupid.

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    They have vilified me, they have crucified me - yes, they have even criticized me!

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    The West coast money and the East coast money, in an ever-increasing manner, is finding its way to Chicago.

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    The studio that we mix in is still in Chicago.

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    We all know that great leaders can create great successes...success for the Chicago public education fund is to bring great leaders into Chicago's public schools.

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    They've hung everything on me except the Chicago fire.

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    Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago.

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    We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine. We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago, we had our own territory now. All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything, my stepbrother and my brother.

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    Welcome to Chicago. This town stinks like a whorehouse at low tide.

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    They're flowing out of Cook into the fringes. People move out of Chicago and into suburban Cook County and now they're losing to the outer suburbs.

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    We are sitting on many powder kegs. Whether it's Ferguson, or St Louis, or like the other night, or Baltimore. Or different parts of Chicago.

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    Well, we are terribly divided politically, yes, and, you know, I don't mean to intimidate you and your listeners but I have a master's degree in anthropology from the University of Chicago.

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    We need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago - I'd like to send him back to Kenya, back to Indonesia. But not only that - we absolutely need to retake the Senate. It is imperative that we take the Senate.

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    We need to send Barack Obama back to Chicago. I'd like to send him back to Kenya, back to Indonesia. We have to unmask this man. This is a man that seeks to destroy all concept of God. And I will tell you what, this is classical Marxist philosophy.

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    We saw a hole in the Chicago poetry scene that slam couldn't fill. I think a lot more can be done with the form than just competition.

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    When I got to Chicago I had to find my way.

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    We stayed on at the Institute [Chicago called the School of Design] because that was - I don't know, you start at one place and you stay there, I guess. Inertia takes over.

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    We've directed the creation of a task force for reducing violent crime in America, including the horrendous situation - take a look at Chicago and others - taking place right now in our inner cities.

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    What brought me to L.A. was work! I moved to Chicago after college - I went to Kalamazoo - did my nerd thing, graduated, and moved to Chicago to pursue improv.

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    When hiring, mix Harvard Nerds with Chicago Improvisers and stir.

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    When I went to Chicago, I'll put it like this: I was looking for a dime and I found a quarter.

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