Extra Extra: None of the Lollapalooza, Twice the Caffeine
By Chuck Sudo on Aug 6, 2007 10:15PM
- The Mayor's Office and the Office of Inspector General have differing opinions on who should monitor city hiring practices.
- A newly signed deal ensures Illinois is Pepsi country for the next ten years.
- Albertson's, the parent company that owns Jewel Food stores, is one of the supermarket companies involved in the recall of botulism-tainted French-cut green beans.
- When the statewide indoor smoking ban goes into effect in January, the "cigar-at-a-steakhouse" dudes might have to choose between artery-clogging steak dinners or their giant dog rockets.
- If you're represented in Congress by Dan Lipinski (right here) or Melissa Bean, you might want to ask them why they voted in favor of the FISA bill last week.
- If the White Sox had some middle relief, they still wouldn't be in the AL Central running. But they are only seven games under .500 and playing winning baseball since June 24.
- The mother of Gefery Johnson, who died after police shot him twice with a Taser last weekend, disputes police claims that he was resisting arrest.
- Alleged mob boss James Marcello gets owned by his mistress at the Family Secrets trial.
- Prosecutors in the R. Kelly trial plan on calling the girl they say claim was in the now-legendary water sport video to the stand, but she ain't snitchin'.
- Farewell, Eat Chicago (via).
"Curiosity" courtesy of ok riley photography.