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By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jun 30, 2008 11:10PM

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Police are still investigating what they think is a drug-related triple homicide that occurred last night in the 7800 block of South Kingston Avenue. [Trib, S-T, CBS2]

An unnamed person was arrested in McHenry County today by the FBI for possession of illegal toxins. [Trib, S-T]

Now this is Pulitzer-worthy investigative journalism: What does Obama do on his day off? We were going to say "practice Guitar Hero skills" but, alas, it's not quite that awesome. [S-T]

Almost 1,700 refugees settled in Illinois between July 2007 and April 2008 with many of them ending up in Wheaton.

We don't know what the hell to make of the new Uno. It looks cooler than a Segway, but it also screams "most dangerous invention since the hoverboard."

Good news/Bad news for Cubs fans in the wake of the sweep this weekend: stud pitcher Carlos Zambrano looks to make his return Friday against the arch-rival Cardinals, but third baseman Aramis Ramirez will be out until Thursday, attending to personal matters in the Dominican Republic. [ESPN]

Finally, happy birthday to Tankboy. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful weather today. Now get back to work.