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By Staff in News on Sep 6, 2011 5:40PM

  • The Sun-Times announces a new TV critic to replace Paige Wiser. [Sun-Times]
  • Speaking of Wiser, she's still looking for the perfect pop song. [Planet Paige]
  • The best piece of local sports talk parody you'll read all day courtesy of The Heckler, at the expense of WSCR-AM afternoon co-host Dan Bernstein. [The Heckler]
  • A Joliet woman who allegedly downed six vodka cocktails in two hours, then slammed her vehicle into a bicyclist, was charged with DUI. [Sun-Times]
  • It's the first day of school for CPS students whose schools aren't on a year-round schedule today. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • The stock market is down today, following a drop in their overseas counterparts. [Crain's]
  • Blackhawks star Patrick Kane's recovery from offseason wrist surgery is a little bit ahead of schedule. [ESPN Chicago]