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By Margaret Lyons in News on Nov 21, 2007 11:29PM

Good news, Pace riders: The strike is over! Yes, it came and went in the blink of an eye, unless you were trying to ride this morning, in which case the blink was a long, frustrating, busless one. But it's done. Teamsters Local 731 walked off the job this morning, but have since agreed to federal mediation, and service should be back to normal by now.

The head of the Chicago Housing Authority resigned today. Sharon Gist Gilliam, who has has been the CEO of the CHA (catchy!) for about a year, will officially step down at the end of the month. Heads up, other official people: If don't want anyone to know about your resignation, make sure that it hits newspapers right around, oh, 3pm the day before Thanksgiving.

Police may have found the car connected to Amadou Cisse's shooting.

Jeff Ruby really wants us to link to his story about what a pussy he is self-inflicted pain. You got it, Jeff!

Yes, we'll be here tomorrow.

It's too foggy to see today--and, y'know, it's dark now--but this is what Chicago looks like from the sky, by Angel Electrician.