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Midday News Links

By Staff in News on Aug 25, 2011 5:40PM

  • Hurricane Irene lays waste to the Bahamas and is on a trajectory for the East Coast. [Tribune]
  • Park Ridge wants to pile on former Cubs GM Jim Hendry while he's down. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig likes the way Tom Ricketts is running the Cubs. [Tribune]
  • A Logan Square rapist eludes capture, but police hope a stolen cell phone can break the case. [Sun-Times]
  • Quaker oatmeal is now part of Burger King's breakfast menu. [Crain's]
  • A Bartlett woman is organizing her neighbors to save their tree-lined block from the Emerald Ash Borer. [CBS Chicago]
  • Workers took to the streets today to call for an increase in the minimum wage. [Tribune]