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Massive meteor lights up Chicago night sky

by: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

CHICAGO - As many slept either in the sadness or joy of the Patriots winning another Super Bowl, lucky Chicagoans who happened to be awake around 1:30 a.m. got to see quite a show.

A large meteor lit up the sky from Illinois and Wisconsin, WGN reported.

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While the huge green fireball was primarily in those states, there were reports as far west as Minnesota and as far east as New York.

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