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A state in the midwestern United States.

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What are some good options for museums/memorials to learn more about the history of Jim Crow/lynching

I will be visiting Illinois and Wisconsin later this year (hopefully including a concert with Rage against the machine). While staying there I would like to visit a museum or memorial place to learn ...
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Are there any moving companies which can transport plants from CA to IL [closed]

I am planning to move from California to Illinois and while selecting the moving company to transport my belongings I have noticed that they mostly do not want to transport plants. Unfortunately for ...
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Are there any advantages of buying Ventra ticket/card over using a contactless credit card (in Chicago)?

As far as I understand, one can use contactless credit cards for riding buses and subway in Chicago, and the fares are the same. Are there any advantages of buying Ventra ticket/card over using a ...
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Driving distance between O'Hare (ORD) and Downtown Chicago is 20.5 mi and 1H 17min?

Why does Google say that the driving distance between O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Downtown Chicago is 20.5 mi and 1 hour 17 minutes? It doesn't make sense that a 20-mile drive will take me ...
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Why is my iPass flaking out? Does it need a new battery? And how can I pay any outstanding fines?

I have an iPass which has been on an even keel for ages. Recently I've noticed a couple of apparent failures in using it. I went through one "pay by coin" lane and stayed, with the lights stuck on "...
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Downtown Chicago car free bike ride?

I'll be traveling to Chicago for the weekend and would like to take a casual ride through the city. A friend of mine will also be joining who isn't comfortable riding on busy city streets. Are there ...
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