Meteor Causes Bright Explosion In Night Sky

It was definitely a meteor. Officials from the National Weather Service in Chicago said the flash of light seen in the sky between 10:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Wednesday was a meteor that fell to Earth.

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