Extra, Extra

By Rachelle Bowden in News on Mar 1, 2007 2:00AM

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  • You don't think Chicago politics are rough? Several campaign volunteers in the 16th and 24th wards report being attacked near polling places yesterday.
  • At least they had room to defend themselves: hardly anyone showed up at the polls.
  • The ladies ever call you a "boy toy" or "arm piece"? It wasn't your boss was it?
  • Abbott Labs cutting 200 jobs in Illinois.
  • Surprise: Macy's on State Street is struggling.
  • The Cook County sheriff might take over the Stroger Hospital beat.
  • Road trip: Loyola Academy's varsity hockey coach was arrested while in Pittsburgh for a tournament last weekend for assaulting an off-duty cop and threatening his family.
  • A disgruntled former employee shot and killed a 60-year-old shopkeeper after he learned he couldn't get his job back right away.

"Lion of the Disenfranchised, Disenfranchised" via Michael DaKidd.