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By Margaret Lyons in News on Oct 25, 2007 11:00PM

We can't help thinking "superbug" makes it sound awesome, like a superhero, superfly, Super Mario, etc. Either way, There are two more cases of drug-resistant staph infections in Naperville.

The City Council passed a new ordinance today that governs 4am bars: The bars are now required to have security cameras, better exterior lighting and "adequately trained" security guards/bouncers who attend CAPS meetings.

Not a great day to be BP.

Metra joins the CTA in unveiling a drastic budget proposal of how the agency will move forward without additional state funding. Metra's either going to raise fares 10 percent or eliminate Sunday service.

When do we get to declare a ban on sexy Halloween trend stories? Is it now?

Feeling a little grouchy? Know someone with a bad case of the grumpypants? Behold, the cure to what ails you: mini-pigs. Seriously, day-dreaming about mini-pigs destroyed our afternoon. They're pretty much the most amazing creatures ever. Just look! Agh, it's the kind of cute that's a total punch in the ovary.

Chicagoist's staff happy hour is at Happy Village tonight! If you come by and say hey, we'll buy you a beer and give you a button. Perhaps you'd like to talk about mini-pigs...?

"Scruffy" is cute, Pantagrapher, but she/he is no mini-pig.