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By Staff in News on Aug 17, 2011 5:40PM

The Lyric Opera of Chicago and AGMA have reached a tentative agreement on a one-year contract. [Sun-Times]
Kraft Foods launches the Triple Double Oreo. [Chicago Breaking Business]
A Merrilville, IN man is sentenced to 17 years in prison for breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home. [Sun-Times]
Up to 20 possibly poisoned gees have been found in Chicago parks the past two days. [Chicago Breaking News]
More movie productions are taking advantage of the urban blight of Gary, IN. [Chicago News Cooperative]
Three out of Four Illinois high School graduates aren't ready for college, based on their ACT scores. [Sun-Times]
Gov. Quinn and union officials spar during "Governor's Day" at the Illinois state fair over pay raises. [Sun-Times]