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10 Reasons Why Chicago will win the Olympics Over LA

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As of this past Tuesday, it's official that LA will compete with Chicago for the US Olympic bid. We love LA and we only bring this list in hopes of getting things in motion. To have the 2016 Summer Olympics here and be host for the third time -- that triumphant return would be a dream come true. But there's a city on the third coast that has never had it and wants it bad. Here's why they'll outbid Los Angeles this time around (unless we get our butts in action):

1. The Mayor really really really really wants it. You see, Chicago doesn’t have term limits like LA does and the Daley family has presided over the Mayorship for almost 40 years! Are you thinking royalty? And while Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa is trying to get schools under his wing, it’s old habit in Chicago. So when school district takeovers are not an issue, you focus on the Olympics. Walking around the city this winter break, you can feel the vibe that Mayor Daley has his energies focused on this effort. There's even a website dedicated to getting support for the city's bid: www.chicago2016.org. Where's LA's site?

2. Two airports, complete with rail. Yes, both O’Hare and Midway Airports have CTA trains that run to them and back Downtown. Only if they would stop getting derailed and lighting on fire

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3. O’Hare Airport actually looks nice and has WiFi. We're sorry, but LAX looks like crap on the inside and doesn't have WiFi.

4. Millennium Park. We have to say, it’s pretty damn nice.

5. Grant Park. Right next to Millennium is Grant park which hosts many festivals such as the Taste of Chicago, Blues Festival and more. And the Chicago Park District actually has a decent looking website compared to ours.