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Published July 26, 2013, 02:42 PM

After tedious trip, giant magnet reaches Illinois lab

BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) — A 50-foot wide electromagnet that resembles the glowing flying saucer that took E.T. home stopped pre-dawn traffic along a suburban Chicago interstate Friday as it completed the last leg of its 3,200-mile trip over land and sea to arrive at its new home.

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