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By Chuck Sudo in News on Aug 25, 2011 11:00PM

  • In "first 100 days" news, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy sees progress in the early days of Mayor Emanuel's mayoralty. [Sun-Times]
  • The best time suck we've seen all day: Fuck You Yelper. [Fuck You Yelper]
  • Today's time suck runner-up: Miles Davis' "So What" expressed in animated sheet music. [Digital Music News]
  • The Active Transportation Alliance launched Riders for Better Transit to organize transit riders in the Chicago region so they can fight for better service. [Active Transportation Alliance]
  • Astronomers say they've seen a black hole swallow a star. Cool. [Tribune]
  • Cook County launches an online radio station. They're still working out the kinks. [Cookcountyradio]
  • A Wisconsin man offered police $100,000 after he was pulled over on the South side with guns, a ton of pot and even more cash. [Chicago Breaking News]