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Saturday, April 4

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A. Finkl and Sons Co., the steel company located in the thick of the booming north side, recently announced it will be acquired by a German steel firm. Finkl simultaneously announced that it will build a new plant. Will it stay in Chicago, and what will happen with its current site?

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