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Midday News Links

By Staff in News on Aug 23, 2011 5:40PM

  • Read the first pages of Roger Ebert's upcoming memoir. [Ebert/Sun-Times]
  • Tom Waits has a new album out in October. the "private listening party" video is a nice swipe at leaked tracks. [Anti Records Youtube]
  • A suspect is being held in connection to a hit-and-run accident that killed a bicyclist in Pilsen early this morning. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Sexual assault charges have been dropped against former International Monetary Fund chair Dominique Strauss-Kahn. [Sun-Times]
  • Residents on the West side are upset about the Postal Services possible closing of stations in their neck of the woods. [CBS Chicago]
  • Seven were arrested after stomping a teen for his cellphone at the Chinatown Red Line station. [Sun-Times]
  • The cognitive dissonance at RTA continues. They're spending $435,000 to produce a customer service survey. [Daily Herald]