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By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 23, 2008 1:15AM


Fred Thompson officially drops out of the presidential race. [Trib]

Today's wisdom from Paige Wiser: How to "flatter your full-sized foot." But she is so wrong about pointy shoes--they make your legs look longer and are a must with pants. [S-T]

An off-duty police officer working as a security guard at a high school on 43rd street shot a 16-year-old who brought a gun to school this morning. [Trib]

Chicago residents continue to vote in record numbers. Go us! [AP]

John Stroger's funeral is tomorrow at St. Felicitas Catholic Church on 84th Street at 11am. [Trib]

Obama's trying to put distance between himself and Tony Rezko. [AP]

Make any candy into cotton candy? Cough, birthday present, cough. [Japan Trend Shop, which also sells Paro the robotic seal. Wow.]

"Dressed in lights" by Joshua Mellin