Former Chicago mayor Daley hospitalized

Former Chicago mayor Richard Daley is in the hospital Saturday after falling ill.

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Daley, 71, was admitted to the intensive care unit of Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Friday, according to local media reports.

He fell ill after returning to Chicago from a business trip in Arizona. 

The former official served as mayor from 1989 until 2011 before being succeeded by former Obama cheif of staff Rahm Emanuel.

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