David Schaper David Schaper is a NPR National Desk reporter based in Chicago.

Cleveland Indians Lead World Series 2-1 After Beating Chicago Cubs 1-0

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At cemeteries across Chicago, Cubs fans are leaving flags, pennants, flowers and balloons alongside the headstones of departed fans. David Schaper/NPR hide caption

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Cubs Fans Decorate Gravesites Of Loved Ones Across Chicago Area

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Cubs Fans Celebrate Team's First World Series Appearance In 71 Years

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On Baseball's Biggest Stage, 2 Lovable Losers Square Off To Become The Champ

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Officials investigate a fatal head-on collision on Route 1 at the town line of Wiscasset and Woolwich in Maine in May. Derek Davis/Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Human Errors Drive Growing Death Toll In Auto Crashes

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The Obama administration is proposing new rules to address passenger complaints about airline service. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New Rules Would Require Airlines To Refund Baggage Fees For Delayed Luggage

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Matthew Moves Offshore After Dumping Torrential Rain On North Carolina

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Chicago Fans Infected With Playoff Fever As Cubs Enter Postseason

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Investigation Continues Into N.J. Commuter Train Crash

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Demonstrators calling for an end to gun violence and the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel march through downtown Chicago on December 31. More than 500 Chicagoans have been killed so far in 2016. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor To Address Effort To Reduce Gun Violence

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Seattle's ballot measure ST3 would increase sales and motor vehicle taxes to raise $54 billion over 25 years, to build and expand light rail, commuter rail and bus rapid transit. Steven Vance/Flickr hide caption

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No Free Rides: Voters Asked To Raise Taxes For Trains, Buses

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New Government Figures Reveal Uptick In Driving Fatalities

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shown here in January, wants to create a new Civilian Office on Police Accountability to investigate police shootings, allegations of excessive force and other police misconduct. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Creates Civilian Agency To Monitor Police

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New FAA Rules Allow More Commercial Drones In The Air

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