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Chicago Tries To Burnish Image With Tourists In An Era Of Bleak Headlines

The Willis Tower in Chicago in March 2015. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
The Willis Tower in Chicago in March 2015. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tourism in Chicago was up last year, thanks in large part to the Chicago Cubs’ historic World Series win and a robust conference industry. But tourism officials are concerned the trend may not continue if the city fails to stop the violence that’s captured headlines around the world.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Danny Ecker (@DannyEcker), reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business covering tourism.

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