Chicago (i/ʃˈkɑːɡ/ or /ʃˈkɔːɡ/) is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.

Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; it also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index.As of 2014, Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$610.5 billion.

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Billings Gazette 14 Jan 2022
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Jack McBrayer evokes Mister Rogers with Apple TV show ‘Hello, Jack!’

Finger Lakes Times 07 Jan 2022
Jack McBrayer, who grew up in Conyers, Georgia, has his own distinctly sweet, nonthreatening persona captured in a new Apple TV+ show called “Hello, Jack! The Kindness Show.” The show for young kids incorporates elements of both “Sesame Street” and “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.” ... I wanted that right up top with the name ‘Hello, Jack!’”....

Letters: JEA mess has shades of Chicago-style politics

The Florida Times Union 02 Jan 2022
Having fled to Jacksonville from Illinois a couple of years ago, I thought I had left behind the boodlers, hinky deals, lavish consultant fees, insider secret meetings and other kinds of chicanery characteristic of the "Chicago Way." ... Hello, Pulitzer....