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Extra, Extra

By Rachelle Bowden in News on Oct 10, 2006 2:45AM


  • Twenty minutes into a live performance, Gene Janson, a veteran Chicago stage actor, died of a heart attack. He died doing what he loved, at least.
  • The YMCA isn't so sure it wants to move its national headquarters to the South Loop now. They say that rising construction costs is one of the reasons.
  • A University of Chicago study shows that a drug that helps alcoholics and heroin addicts kick their habits might also help women quit smoking.
  • Speaking of the University of Chicago, this year's freshman class is super diverse.
  • Joe Fatheree, a tech instructor from southern IL, is the state's "Teacher of the Year."
  • Vince Vaughn is coming home at the end of the year to shoot a movie called Fred Claus. Looks dumb.

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