CHICAGO – Big projects like the overhaul of O’Hare International Airport and cranes dotting the downtown landscape left a positive impression on market participants at Chicago’s annual investors’ conference.

But the signs of growth and other fiscal accomplishments fell far short of calming their worries over longer term pension ills, the school district’s precarious finances, state political dysfunction, and plans to establish a new borrowing tool.

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