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By Rachelle Bowden in News on Jan 3, 2007 2:00AM


  1. In 2006 the number of deaths by fire, bank robberies and murders were all up.
  2. The Jazz Showcase had a final NYE show, and now they're closed for good.
  3. New Yorkers don't care about Chicago's popcorn.
  4. You knew this was going to happen, right? Lawsuits were filed in the Ogilvie shooting.
  5. The Sun-Times and the Trib are cutting the stuff no one looks at.
  6. Andersonville was picked as one of the country's greenest urban neighborhoods.
  7. These were Chicago's best and worst stocks of 2006.
  8. Pine Box Theatre is working with Family Rescue Inc., a shelter for victims of domestic abuse. Five percent of all proceeds will go to the shelter, and Sunday tickets are half-price when you bring a new toiletry to donate. Plus, January 13 marks their 1-year anniversary and the opening of their newest show, "Hot 'n' Throbbing."
  9. Registration is now open for the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon to be run on Sunday, October 7, 2007.

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