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The O’Hare expansion proposal from Studio ORD (Chicago Department of Aviation)

A new global terminal at O’Hare will be filled with light, wood and trees. We take a closer look at the winning design and discuss the future of airport travel.

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The O’Hare expansion proposal from Studio ORD (Chicago Department of Aviation)

A team of architects led by Jeanne Gang has been chosen to design a $2.2 billion global terminal at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, officials announced Wednesday.

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(Chicago Tonight)

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday joined airline executives at a groundbreaking ceremony for the first phase of his plan to remake O’Hare International Airport.

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O’Hare International Airport had more than 903,000 arrivals and departures during 2018, according to data released Monday by the Federal Aviation Administration. Atlanta’s airport came in second.

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The O’Hare expansion proposal from Studio ORD (Chicago Department of Aviation)

Making sense of the proposals in the O’Hare design competition with the Chicago Tribune’s architecture critic Blair Kamin.

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The O’Hare expansion proposal by London-based Foster Epstein Moreno Joint Venture (Chicago Department of Aviation)

Chicago’s Department of Aviation unveiled proposals Thursday from five architectural firms competing to design O’Hare International Airport’s $8.5-billion expansion project. 

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The federal shutdown is causing a lot of worries among government employees, including TSA agents. How workers in Chicago are reacting.

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A modified Tesla Model X drives in the tunnel entrance before an unveiling event on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, Calif. (Robyn Beck / Pool Photo via AP)

Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday. Musk said he thinks the Chicago project that would take travelers from downtown to O’Hare Airport has the most potential to open the soonest.

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American Airlines says closed-circuit television footage at O’Hare International Airport shows a 67-year-old woman in a wheelchair wasn’t apparently upset or left alone as long as her family claims.

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Commuters walk to a bus stop as snow falls, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Chicago. (Kiichiro Sato / AP Photo)

The Chicago area was slammed with up to a foot of wet snow, and whiteout conditions stalled commuter traffic on the roads.

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O'Hare Airport (N i c o l a / Flickr)

The ground transportation complex, called the Multi Modal Facility, took three years to build and was opened at a ceremony on Wednesday.

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Police say a baggage handler told them he was drunk when he fell asleep in a cargo hold and flew from Kansas City to Chicago.

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For the third time this summer, activists used major roadways in an effort to shine a light on the violence plaguing Chicago’s South and West Sides. 

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(Courtesy Chicago Department of Aviation)

For the fifth straight year, dozens of animals have returned to O’Hare International Airport, where they are helping to clear invasive vegetation that can harbor wildlife and pose risks to aircrafts during takeoff. 

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Rusty, an agriculture detection dog, sits next to contraband found on July 24, 2018 at an Air France cargo warehouse at O’Hare International Airport. (Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

The opioid crisis in the United States is being fought on many fronts. And one is at O’Hare airport. Meet some of the best four-legged customs enforcers in the world.

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Elon Musk’s proposal calls for an underground system that transports travelers on pods at speeds of 125-150 mph. (Credit: The Boring Company)

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has vowed to get started on digging an 18-mile tunnel from Block 37 to O’Hare airport in the next three to four months. We discuss the plan with Deputy Mayor of Chicago Robert Rivkin.

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