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By Rachelle Bowden in News on Apr 18, 2007 1:17AM


  • Daley said that we'll all need to be ambassadors for the Olympics to help win the bid.
  • Yesterday's Boston Marathon winner was the guy who fell at the Chicago Marathon last year (and won). Also, a woman from Champaign took 2nd place in the Boston Marathon's women's wheelchair race.
  • We'll believe it when we see it. After a year of discussion, mass transit users may soon be able to get on the CTA, Metra and Pace with the same pass.
  • Two men were shot yesterday morning in Cicero in what appears to be a drug deal gone bad.
  • A traffic aide on the Southwest Side died yesterday after being hit by a van. She was the second traffic aide to be killed in five weeks.
  • A man in Indiana who works with recovering drug addicts is accused of coercing female clients into unwanted sexual activity by threatening them with jail time.

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