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The Windy City could learn a little something from Las Vegas' food truck scene.

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    The news is good or bad, depending on your personal belief system.

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    What Christina Aguilera and Cher's new movie can teach us about our fine city.

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    Laughing at gravity (and lunch) during a 400-foot rappel down the Rio.

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    ... and Elia, Casey, Tre and other runners up on "Top Chef All-Stars."

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    Another week, another list making Las Vegas look bad.

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