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Obama Presidential Library to be built on Chicago’s South Side

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News that had been reported for weeks became official this morning: The Barack Obama Presidential Library will be built on Chicago's South Side. No word yet on the exact location, but proposals have centered on two locations near the University of Chicago, one in Jackson Park the other in Washington Park.

Potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library (WGN-TV)

Potential sites for the Barack Obama Presidential Library (WGN-TV)

An official press conference will be held today at noon and can be heard on and by choosing the WGN Plus option on the WGN Radio app.

The following video was released by the Barack Obama Foundation:

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