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By Margaret Lyons in News on Mar 5, 2008 1:00AM

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County prosecutors today announced their intent to seek the death penalty against Reginald Potts, the man accused of killing Nailah Franklin. [S-T]

Psst. Illinois legislators. Quit dicking around. Today the Illinois house voted for a new law that spanks the law they enacted five months ago requiring a moment of silence in Illinois classrooms. [Trib]

What's up, adorable Austrian twin polar bears? [The Sun]

A third-grader trying to slide down a banister instead fell nearly two floors, from between the first and second floors to the basement. This is why your teachers never let you slide! Ack! The kid suffered only a bump on his head. [Trib]

Wheat prices are going up? Yawn. Wait--that means pizza prices go up? Crisis! [CBS 2]

Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons and Dragons, died yesterday. [Trib]

Sometimes...the world is just full of good advice.