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Noisy O'Hare airport could decide Chicago's mayoral race

Residents complain of noise with new runway and different flight patterns at airport

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The Chicago Department of Aviation reported 39,500 noise complaints in the area around O'Hare in January, up from 1,357 in January 2013.

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IN 15 minutes on a recent weekday evening, 18 noisy airplanes buzzed over Marie MacDonald's back porch. They flew past one after another: regional jets and jumbos, airliners and cargo planes, all rumbling above this city's Northwest Side on their final approach to O'Hare

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