Richard M. Daley, Chicago’s longest-serving mayor, hospitalized but said to be in good spirits

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Former Mayor Richard M. Daley was admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital after “feeling lethargic” Wednesday afternoon, his longtime spokeswoman said. It’s not clear how long the former mayor, who turned 80 years old on April 24, will be in the hospital, but he was expected to remain at Northwestern at least overnight, spokeswoman Jacquelyn Heard said. “They want to run a battery of tests,” she said. “The good news is, he sounds great on the phone, he’s alert and in good spirits.” Daley was with his daughter Nora Daley Conroy on Wednesday when he began to feel unwell, Heard said….

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