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Located on the shore line of Lake Michigan, Chicago is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the third largest city in the United States. It is an international hub thriving in art, culture, finance, trade, industry, rail transportation, and commerce. The city is rich in history and diversity as it is home to people of many different backgrounds and cultures. It is recognized as a major world financial center and futures exchange. Chicago is also known for its two major league baseball teams; the Cubs and the White Sox, as well as its outdoor public art, architecture, and unique cuisine. Chicago's nicknames include: The Windy City, City of Big Shoulders, The Second City, The White City, and The City That Works.
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