By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jun 22, 2009 10:30PM
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- Following up on this morning's hot topic, the Sherman Alexie novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian will remain on the reading list at Antioch High School and a new committee has been formed to review books for future listing.
- Governor Quinn - with the state general assembly heading towards a special session - continues to push for an increase in the state income tax.
- Patrick Ryan, head of the Chicago 2016 bid, promised that taxpayers were safe in the wake of Mayor Daley's controversial decision to sign the guarantee contract last week.
- City dwellers leave a smaller carbon footprint than those in the suburbs, so sayeth the Center for Neighborhood Technology.
- Thousands braved the heat over at the United Center to audition for the upcoming season of American Idol.
- Check out artist George Aye's cool, special Lollapalooza CTA pass design, courtesy of our pals at Gapers Block.
Happy Birthday, Mom!