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Down from its purchase price 12 years ago, longtime Chicago meteorologist Jerry Taft is selling his Lemont home

Longtime Chicago meteorologist Jerry Taft is selling his home in Lemont – for $100,000 less than his purchase price 12 years ago.

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Located in the Ruffled Feathers Golf Club community, Taft and his wife purchased the six-bedroom home in 2005 for $1.6 million, and according to the Chicago Tribune, the property is currently listed on the market for $1.5 mil.

The meteorologist with ABC 7 News and his wife moved from another house in the same neighborhood and sold the residence in 2013 after the economic downturn passed.

A 33-year veteran of the ABC 7 team, Taft appears on the 6:00 p.m. newscast.

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Before his career on screen, Taft was a member of the U.S. Air Force and certified by the American Meteorological Society.

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