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November 3, 2016 View email in browser

City releases details on Friday’s Cubs World Series parade

Yes, the Cubs will have a victory party, starting at 10 a.m. Friday at Wrigley Field before ending with a noon rally in Grant Park, the city and team announced Thursday.

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Harry Caray calls Cubs Game 7 World Series win in new Budweiser ad

Anheuser-Busch has honored the legendary sportscaster, who died in 1998 having not seen his beloved Cubbies make it to the World Series, with a video that has him calling the end of Game 7.

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Extra! Extra! Newspapers kick into high gear for Cubs World Series win

Chicago papers are flying off newsstands this morning, as fans scramble to get the first copies in 108 years with “World Series Champions” on the front page.

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World Series championship Cubs merchandise is flying off the shelves

Championship hats — tougher to produce than shirts — get flown in from Texas to keep shelves stocked.

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Kris Bryant signs largest baseball trading card deal in Topps’ history

On the heels of the Cubs’ historic World Series win, Topps announced Thursday it has signed Kris Bryant to its largest baseball trading card deal in company.

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RCN launches gigabit internet service in Chicago

Cable provider RCN launched its 1 gigabit internet service in Chicago using existing wiring and new modems to reach all of its customers.

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Mayor, treasurer Summers at odds over antitrust lawsuit against big banks

City Treasurer Kurt Summers Jr. would like City Hall to step up, and support a lawsuit alleging antitrust violations against the nation’s biggest banks.

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Airlines expect small increase in Thanksgiving travel

U.S. airlines expect 55,000 more passengers per day over the Thanksgiving holidays.

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