In Case You Missed It...
By Marcus Gilmer in News on Nov 9, 2009 3:00PM
There was plenty going on this weekend in the news but we understand if you missed it and were, instead, outside enjoying the amazing warm weather. Here's your chance to catch up.
- Late Friday, U.S. House Democrats reached a deal on an amendment to the health care reform bill that paved the way for the bill passing the House late Saturday night by a 220-215 margin.
- A soldier from Homewood who was injured in last week's Fort Hood shooting rampage returned home.
- Authorities broke up a lottery ticket scam.
- Former Cub Sammy Sosa is once again turning heads thanks to a bizarre picture.
- In sports, the Blackhawks' road woes continued while the Bulls lost Tyrus Thomas for at least a month. Northwestern pulled off one of the weekend's biggest college football upsets while the Chicago Fire blazed their way into the MLS Eastern Conference Finals.