- W. Kamau Bell: Chicago is a world-class city filled with amazing people with big ideas
- But the local government needs to step up to be as amazing as the people, he says
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(CNN)This week, Chicago was in the news for a good reason. And that is pretty rare these days. If it's not more reports of street violence, then it's the President threatening the city with ... well, I don't really know what exactly.