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Story | Apr 9, 2015 | 10:51 AMThe Great Chicago Fire Festival that was dubbed "the fiasco on the river" by a prominent alderman last fall after floating houses failed to ignite as thousands of spectators looked on will be reprised this year with another infusion of public money, the city's special events commissioner confirmed Thursday.
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The Great Chicago Fire Festival was in the worst possible taste. It was a disaster — painful and long lasting. Is the Eastland disaster the next festival they'll come up with? Think of the suffering that incident evoked. Shame on the city...