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Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO BANKS, NOT BACKS - The statue of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks was placed next to the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza, as baseball fans get their first chance to pay their respects, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chicago. The city and the Cubs took the unprecedented step of taking the statue out of storage, where it was being held while the ballpark is renovated, and put it on public display away from its usual home at Wrigley Field. Banks died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He was 83.(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

CHICAGO (AP) — Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after the statue of the Hall of Famer was placed in a downtown plaza Wednesday.

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Chicago mayor places wreath Cubs great Ernie Banks’ statue

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined those who have come to downtown’s Daley Plaza to pay their respects to Cubs legend Ernie Banks.

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Bowling Green sneaks by Northern Illinois, 56-46

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Richaun Holmes scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Bowling Green to a 56-46 victory over Northern Illinois on Tuesday night.

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Bears move Hurtt from assistant defensive line to OLBs coach

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears say Clint Hurtt is moving from assistant defensive line coach to outside linebackers coach.

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Sen. Dick Durbin honors Ernie Banks on Senate Floor

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has honored a baseball Hall of Famer who recently passed away with a speech on the Senate Floor.

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