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Obama Library in Chicago?

Chicago lost the Olympics—will Obama’s presidential library be a consolation prize? The University of Chicago, which is connected to 80 Nobel Prize winners, is pitching the administration for the selection. No concrete decisions have been made, but the university’s president is open to the possibility and evidence points to Chicago as the most logical site given Obama’s significant ties to the city and school—his home is near the campus and he taught law there from 1992 to 2004. Michelle was also a vice president at the university’s medical center and their daughters attended the university’s Lab School. The decision is ultimately up to Obama, and he may have other ideas in mind—even a “virtual” library.