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By Margaret Lyons in News on Jan 24, 2008 1:47AM


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Send good thoughts Roger Ebert's way tomorrow. He's having surgery again. [S-T]

Mary Schmich is so desperate to write something poignant about the woman whose body was found in Lake Michigan she quotes the tagline from Shawkshank Redemption. [Trib]

Internet genius Adrian Holovaty and co. have launched Everyblock, a magical local news aggregator for Chicago, New York and San Francisco. [Everyblock]

Want to work for the state? Now they have a new website that compiles all the available jobs. If Rod Blagojevich can do it, so can you. [Work 4 Illinois]

You're supposed to pay tolls. Seriously. One suburban man owes $17,000 because he failed to pay about $100 worth of tolls. [CBS 2]

The Sun-Times sold its Skyline, Booster and News Star weekly suburban papers. [Crain's]

But someone loves the suburbs. And it's Chicago Magazine's Jeff Ruby. [Chicago Mag]