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Midday News Links

By Staff in News on Aug 24, 2011 5:40PM

  • Yesterday's earthquake on the East coast cracked the stone of the Washington Monument. [Tribune]
  • The Uptown building where a woman fell to her death earlier is cited for multiple code violations. [Sun-Times]
  • David Axelrod is interviewed by Chicago Magazine. [Chicago Mag]
  • Neil Steinberg thinks the idea of another Michael Jordan's steakhouse won't replace Gene & Georgetti's. The tourists the restaurant will cater to won't care, Neil. [Steinberg/Sun-Times]
  • City business leaders support Mayor Emanuel's call for a Chicago casino. [Crain's]
  • A Cermak Produce at Diversey and Cicero was closed after a fly infestation was discovered. [CBS Chicago]
  • Here's some video of street art at 70th and Western. [Beachwood Reporter]