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CHICAGO COUPLE’S FAREWELL KISS ENDS UP COSTING THEM $10,000

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Rebecca Burke's farewell kiss to her husband turned out to be an expensive one. Police said it cost Burke $10,000 in jewelry and luggage in a mixup as she left Chicago's posh Lake Point Towers condominium Tuesday on her way to Union Station. Burke's husband, William, 73, and the building doorman had put the luggage belonging to Burke and her son in a cab as they prepared to leave on vacation. The husband returned to the lobby of the luxury high-rise to say goodbye to his wife, who was waiting inside. About 10 minutes later the woman and son got in a cab - but it was the wrong one. When the Burkes asked for their luggage at the train station, the cabbie told them they never had put anything in his trunk and offered to take them back. They declined, saying they would miss their train. "When he kissed his wife goodbye, he didn't realize he was also kissing her jewels goodbye," said detective Fred Stone. Yellow Cab, meanwhile, was trying to track down the luggage.