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WLS Clears air, dumps Mancow and Cassidy

Duo wrong fit, management says; Cotto to split with Conn, fill slot BY LEWIS LAZARE Sun-Times Columnist Without warning, the boom was lowered on midmorning co-hosts Mancow Muller and Pat Cassidy and their show at news/talk WLS-AM (890) Wednesday. Station management said the show did not fit the expectations of …

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Chelios DUI attorney: Knees surgeries, not booze, responsible for wobble

February 10, 2010 BY DAN ROZEK Staff Reporter Battling a drunk-driving arrest, ex-Chicago Blackhawks star Chris Chelios won a key legal victory Wednesday that likely means the DUI charge against him will be dismissed. Westmont police lacked probable cause to arrest Chelios following a Dec. 28 traffic stop, DuPage County …

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Earthquake Shakes Chicagoland

Early-morning tremor wakes up residents By IVANNA HAMPTON Updated 3:26 PM CST, Wed, Feb 10, 2010 A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Chicago-area homes early Wednesday, waking up residents from Indiana to Wisconsin. The quake struck at 3:59 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. “It shook the house, rattled the …

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The Stew: Chicago Public Schools pile unrecycled foam trays and toss tons of fresh fruit

February 08, 2010 Posted by Monica Eng If you follow Tribune watchdog stories, you know I’ve spent much of the last year whining about all the nachos, doughnuts and cookies kids are fed in school districts all over the state but especially in Chicago Public Schools. This week I’m spotlighting …

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Chicago Mayor Moves to Shut Down All Gun Stores in Illinois

Late last week, Daley sympathizers in the Illinois House passed HB180 out of the Rules Committee and on to the floor of the House. A vote on HB 180 is expected as early as this coming Tuesday. Should you be worried about HB 180? ABSOLUTELY! HB 180 would include the …

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High winds, 10 inches of snow expected in Illinois

By CARYN ROUSSEAU Associated Press Writer 1:13 p.m. CST, February 9, 2010 CHICAGO – Hundreds of flights were canceled, schools were closed and road conditions slick and slippery in Illinois on Tuesday as a winter storm moving across the state was forecast to accumulate up to 10 inches of snow …

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Mayor wants watchdog to hire Chicago workers

Associated Press 3:42 p.m. CST, February 8, 2010 CHICAGO – Chicago’s mayor wants to expand the powers of the city’s inspector general by giving him oversight over the city’s hiring and the power to investigate aldermen. Mayor Richard Daley on Monday said the proposed ordinance, to be introduced to the …

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Oddisee, Traveling Man, Spotlight on Indie Hip-Hop

“Traveling Man,” released Jan. 26, 2010, is Oddisee’s new instrumental album. Let me be the first to say that “Traveling Man” is one of the coolest hip-hop concept albums I have heard in a long time. The concept behind “Traveling Man” is best explained by the creator himself– The album …

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Couple indicted in alleged $9.6 million fraud

By MIKE ROBINSON AP Legal Affairs Writer 5:51 p.m. CST, February 4, 2010 CHICAGO – The owner of a contracting company certified as a woman- and minority-owned business was indicted Thursday along with her husband and the firm on charges of collecting $9.6 million through fraudulent contracts. The indictment charged …

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