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Marilyn Monroe Statue Features Lacy Surprise

The 26-foot sculpture features clearly visible undies

(Newser) - It's safe to say nobody is having their picture taken as much in Chicago right now as Marilyn Monroe. The scene in a plaza along Michigan Avenue resembles a movie premiere, with dozens of people clicking pictures as fast as they could at a 26-foot-tall sculpture of the Blonde... More »

For Sale: Chicago Landmark

Tribune Tower may hit market as Zell looks to pay down debt on giant media company

(Newser) - Saddled by debt from his acquisition of the Tribune Company media empire, billionaire Sam Zell may sell off the iconic Chicago headquarters of the Tribune newspaper, he said yesterday. The 83-year-old Tribune Tower could fetch $250 million, analysts told the Sun-Times, with Zell likely needing to assure a new owner... More »

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