Chicago's Kiddieland in jeopardy over family feud

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Whether Kiddieland still will be in business for future generations could depend on the outcome of a dispute between members of the family that owns the amusement park and the land it occupies. Both sides accuse the other of wanting to sell the property on the northwest corner of 1st Avenue and North Avenue to developers, and the battle has spilled into the courtroom. Whatever the legal outcome, the lease for Kiddieland, which grew from a simple pony ride in 1929, expires at the end of 2009.

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