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By Margaret Lyons in News on Oct 15, 2007 11:30PM

Anyone know the artist behind this work? Ian's dying to know, and frankly, so are we.

Crain's is reporting today that Apple, Puma, Zara, J. Crew and Coach are all in talks to set up shop in the Block 37 project. File under: Things We Will Believe When We See Them. Also, we cannot hear "Block 37" without thinking "Block. Thirty. Seven. Starbucks."

Alleged dirty cop Jerome Finnigan waived his hearing today, which means his case is going right to the federal grand jury. We asked a lawyer why someone would do that, and the lawyer told us it happens all the time and isn't a big deal. Uh ... we're telling you anyway.

So the guy whose legs were severed and found 12 miles from his body? His nickname was "Walking Mike." And he was killed in a hit-and-run, and police say they will catch the perps.

Now witness the power of this fully armed and operational Dan Ryan Expressway!

Chicago Public Schools already have the largest JROTC program in the country. Now, we have the first public high school run by the Marines.

Cash in your lottery tickets, people. How else are you going to be able to afford this amazing house?