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Extra, Extra

By Rachelle Bowden in News on Feb 20, 2006 11:48PM


  • Yesterday the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway was mistaken for an airport runway. Kidding, but a small plane did crash onto it.
  • An IL couple is divorced with an 8-year-old little boy. Fine. But now they're in a huge legal battle over whether he should be circumcised.
  • DePaul University, the largest Roman Catholic university in the US, has launched a course in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexualm Transgender and Queer studies.
  • "Well you know boys, a nuclear reactor is a lot like women. You just have to read the manual and press the right button." Name that quote, it's easy. Someone must not have read that manual or pressed that button this morning when a "site area emergency" was declared at the LaSalle Generating Station in IL. Luckily there were no injuries, no radiological releases and no equipment damage.

Wintery photo via pantagrapher