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By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 8, 2008 12:40AM City is running low on de-snowing dollars. We've already plowed through over $14 million of an $18 million budget. [S-T]

Can someone please manufacture and buy us this striped Barracuda from what appears to be the magnificent past? Thank you.

A Joliet man robbed the same Chase bank twice. He's been apprehended. [Trib]

Com Ed busts ass to keep Hugo's Frog Bar, Tavern on Rush, Lux Bar and Gibsons open yesterday. [S-T]

Traffic is really fucked. Hope you're reading this at home. [Trib]

But if you still think driving is fun, you'll be glad to hear a go-cart facility is opening in Addison. [Crain's]

Animated, old-timey illustration of a cat piano. This is why we love the internet. Oh, and mustache scarves. It's like the internet reads our diary.

Two former FBI profilers say the Tinley Park gunman is probably a career criminal and is, you know, dangerous. [S-T. Malcolm Gladwell on how profiles work. Or...don't work.]

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