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By Margaret Lyons in News on Jun 4, 2008 12:02AM

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The Obama camp says by the end of the night, they'll have the 2,118 delegates they need to secure the Democratic nomination. [NYT]

Cardinal George has removed Father Michael Pfleger from his duties at St. Sabina. [S-T]

"Verbruggen called the USOC's revenue share an 'immoral amount of money compared to what other people get.'" [AP]

The state legislature has approved a bill that would give free mass transit rides for low-income disabled people. No word yet on how this will be implemented. [Trib]

Naperville Central's valedictorian plagiarized his commencement address. From the Onion. His speech. Onion's speech. Hoooly shit.

Dozens of people were injured today when a Greyhound bus traveling from Chicago to Nashville rolled over in Indiana. [Post-Tribune]

Watch out for a deer, Logan Square residents. Police tried to corner the animal this morning, but it ran away. [Trib]

Someone stole gigantic penny emblem from Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lennox. [WBBM]

Unseasonably chilly temps may help stop the spread of West Nile virus. [ABC 7]

Salmonella poisoning in Cook county might be from "raw tomatoes," which we would probably just call "tomatoes." [WBBM]

The Chicago Botanic Garden broke ground today for a $50 million conservation science center, which should open in fall 2009. [Trib]

Happy birthday, Nora and Cynthia!