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09 Mar 2011

Workers find bone in Gold Coast basement

Construction workers found a bone in the basement of a vintage Gold Coast condo building this afternoon in an area that once was Chicago’s main Catholic cemetery.

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09 Mar 2011

Ex-Idol contestant receives gift of wheels

Another touching chord had been struck in the story of former American Idol contestant Chris Medina and his fiancee, Juliana Ramos, who today received a $45,000 wheelchair-equipped van donated by local businesses. Medina, of Oak Forest, has been Ramos…

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09 Mar 2011

Sales consultant named Evanston alderman

Peter Braithwaite, an independent sales consultant and long-time resident of Evanston’s 2nd Ward, has been named as Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s appointment to replace Ald. Lionel Jean-Baptiste, officials said this afternoon.

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09 Mar 2011

Burke: There will be no ‘Council Wars’ repeat

Powerful Ald. Edward Burke today downplayed the chances he and Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel will duel for control of the City Council, even as he pledged to put money into the upcoming runoff contests and Emanuel confirmed he’s already met with many…

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09 Mar 2011

Protesters tell Quinn: No gas plant in our backyard

Residents of Chicago’s Southeast Side descended on the Thompson Center Wednesday morning to urge Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a bill that would pave the way for a coal-to-gas plant to be built in their neighborhood.

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09 Mar 2011

Crash injures Lake County Forest Preserve officer

A Lake County Forest Preserve District police officer was injured and had to be extricated from his squad car when it collided with a pickup truck at Washington Street and U.S. Route 45 in Gurnee Wednesday morning, officials said.

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09 Mar 2011

Suit: American Apparel CEO held teen as sex slave

American Apparel founder and chief executive Dov Charney is being sued for $250 million by a woman who said he treated her as a sex slave when she was a teenage sales employee at the clothing chain.

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09 Mar 2011

Woman charged in neglect of 17 dogs surrenders to police

An Indiana woman charged with animal neglect after authorities last week removed 17 sickly dogs from a feces-filled home near rural Lowell surrendered to police today.

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