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Chicagoans have 1-day reprieve to buy city stickers after glitch

Chicagoans have 1-day reprieve to buy city stickers after glitch

Drivers in Chicago have a one-day reprieve to avoid late fees and potential tickets for lapsed city vehicle stickers, after a problem with City Clerk Susana Mendoza's computer system prompted her to extend the traditional grace period. From about 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, the computer network that connects currency exchanges to the Clerk's Office so the businesses can sell vehicle stickers "experienced significant delays in transaction times," according to Mendoza's office. That left people waiting for hours in line at some stores as they tried to get in under the scheduled midnight deadline to post the stickers on their windshields. In light of the problem,...

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