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Saturday, January 18

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A woman who stayed at the Palatine Holiday Inn Express encountered bedbugs during her stay, forcing her to cut off her waist-length dreadlocks, which she had been growing for 13 years. She filed a lawsuit this Tuesday, exemplifying Chicago's rank as number one city with bedbug infestations two years in a row.

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