Entertainment-Olds Cutlass plunges into Chicago River. Twice

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    http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/chi-0610160175oct16,1,7590558.story

    By Terry Armour
    Tribune entertainment reporter
    Published October 16, 2006


    You don't get to see a car fly out of the Marina Towers parking garage and plummet into the Chicago River every day.


    The spot culminated with the car plunge, with the crew using a pressurized air hose to vault a driverless 1987 Olds Cutlass into the river.

    The crew repeated the plunge about an hour later.

    And each time the car hit the water, the crowd -- many documenting the stunt on their cell phone cameras -- let out a rousing cheer.

    "Does this happen all the time in Chicago?" asked James Dando, a tourist who said he was from Toronto. "It's just something you don't see every day."


    I snipped it, so if you want to read the whole thing, click away....:slap:

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