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NEW YORK, March 16- The Blackstone Group LP agreed on Monday to buy the Willis Tower, the former Sears Tower that for 25 years was the world's largest building, in a deal that features an observation deck as a tourist attraction and unique revenue stream. The 110- story Willis Tower at 233 South Wacker Drive is the second-tallest U.S. office building with 3.8 million...
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