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Midday News Links

By Staff in News on Sep 7, 2011 5:40PM

  • A second fall at Starved Rock State Park has officials reminding hikers to stay on the trails and follow warning signs. [Tribune]
  • A pedestrian was struck and seriously injured on the Dan Ryan near Cermak this morning. [Sun-Times]
  • Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin agrees with Samantha on the Damen Avenue Bridge's new paint job. [Kamin/Tribune]
  • Nearly 2,300 workers were laid off in August across Illinois. [Sun-Times]
  • WBEZ digs back to 2001 and offers Studs Terkel's reaction to the September 11 attacks. [WBEZ]
  • Before we post our gallery from last night's Dan Sinker/@MayorEmanuel/Mayor Emanuel exercise in the meta, read Jim DeRogatis' dissenting opinion. [DeRogatis/WBEZ]
  • NewCity's Jason Foumberg asked local artists to create "imaginary monuments to Chicago." The artists answered the call beautifully. [NewCity]