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By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 16, 2008 12:24AM

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Stephen Kazmierczak's professors and classmates say he seemed like a normal guy. [Trib]

Wait, an office complex out by O'Hare costs $100 million? [AP]

Violent crime on the CTA is up. [CBS 2]

Watch out for a five-ton sand sculpture in the Millennium Park garage starting Monday. It's part of South Carolina's tourism campaign. [Crain's]

Jody Weis is cleaning house at the CPD. He appointed four new deputy superintendents and created a brand-new position in the department, too. And the people who used to have those jobs resigned. [Trib, S-T]

Act now: The Super Furry Animals are playing a show at the Stop Smiling storefront tomorrow at 2pm. If you want to go, e-mail

I need this triceratops toy so badly.

And finally, our new favorite web video. Gods, wizards, coffee, jokes, etc.