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By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 6, 2008 2:22AM

2008_2_5.obama.jpgObama wins Illinois; Clinton takes Arkansas, Tennesee and Kansas. McCain took Illinois, Romney Massachusettes. [Trib, Trib]

The weather's disgusting, and it's getting worse. There's a 100 percent chance of snow tomorrow. [National Weather Service]

Walter Jacobson is joining the staff of WBEZ's 848. [S-T]

Friend of the site Scott sent us this link with the subject line "AAAAAH." Amen, brother.

The Shedd is closing its Oceanarium midyear for several months to update the facilities, which haven't been redone in 17 years. [Trib]

Phil Rosenthal, why must you tease us? You write that Sam Zell uses "four-letter epithets," "cursed," and after getting into it with a photographer at a staff Q&A at the Orlando Sentinel, "uttered the epithet." Uh, what the fuck did he say? [Trib. And he said "fuck you."]

But the Trib's not the only paper in town with some drama from on high. The Sun-Times bigwigs deny former editorial board editor Cheryl Reed's assertion that they promised to be hands off. [Poynter]

Our editor at large Rachelle voted for Obama