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By Margaret Lyons in News on Feb 23, 2008 12:15AM

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The Sun-Times takes a look at "elimination communication," a technique some parents are using to toilet train their very young children. Perhaps you read about it. In the New York Times. In 2005. [S-T, NYT.]

Police are investigating the human remains discovered in Downers Grove but so far can't establish age, race, or how long ago the man died. [Trib]

Alinea won Restaurants & Institutions magazine’s Ivy Award, which is a big deal in the food world. [Crain's]

The US Justice Department laid the smack down on Chicago Public Schools for short-changing students learning English and for releasing inaccurate, incomplete data. [S-T]

Neil Steinberg and Eric Zorn both joined and are puzzled by Facebook. Let the pokes begin. [Zorn, Steinberg]