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By Marcus Gilmer in News on Nov 12, 2009 11:30PM

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  • Former DuPage prosecutor, state attorney general, and current gubernatorial candidate Jim Ryan apologized today for the prosecutions of Rolando Cruz and Alex Hernandez, the men originally convicted and sentenced to death for the 1983 murder of Jeanine Nicarico. He claimed the prosecution “acted in good faith...and still came up with the wrong result."
  • Swine Flu's toll so far, according to the CDC: 22 million sick, 4,000 dead.
  • Police in Cleveland have arrested a woman from Chicago who's been using her children to help her shoplift.
  • Rumors of talks between Playboy Enterprises Inc and Iconix Brand Group Inc - suggesting the House That Hef Built may sell itself to Iconix - sent Playboy stock up up up.
  • One Night Only: Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson, together again.
  • Don't forget, Bears fans. If you've recovered from Sunday's debacle against Arizona, the Bears play tonight at 7:00 p.m. against their own former great (and now head coach) Mike Singletary and his San Francisco 49ers. The game will air on NFL Network and WPWR Ch. 50.