By Marcus Gilmer in News on Aug 17, 2010 10:30PM
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- Former Congressman Dan Rostenkowski, who passed away last week, was laid to rest earlier today.
- Authorities and BP are investigating a report of a small oil leak in Hammond, Indiana.
- Benjamin Johnson, already serving 80 years for rape, was sentenced to an additional 30 years for another rape.
- The puppies that died on board a recent American Airlines flight may have died from excessive heat.
- That's one way to refute the repo man.
- A pair of local universities - Univ. of Chicago (9th) and Northwestern (12th) - ranked high on US News & World Report's annual ranking.
- And, of course, keep following here for any updates to tonight's Blago coverage.