2017 will cost you more in Chicago: A list of new laws coming your way

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Plastic grocery bags line the checkout counters at Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market in Bentonville, Ark., Thursday June 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Sarah Bentham)

CHICAGO — For Chicagoans, the start of 2017 means everything from turning on the tap to going to the grocery store will be more expensive.

A host of new laws — some imposing new taxes and fees — will take effect once 2016 comes to an end.

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