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In a Field Museum exhibition, a Chicago photographer teams with a nationally known journalist to document and explore the North Dakota oil boom. Hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – passed the Illinois House legislature, and the controversial drilling practice will soon have implications for the state. We revisit a preview of Fractured: North Dakota's Oil Boom. View a slideshow of images from the exhibit and read a web article.

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What's happening in the city is a tech boom that has some seeing Chicago as the next Silicon Valley. Eddie Arruza reports on the young workforce and the businesses creating a high-tech hotbed downtown.