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By Chuck Sudo in News on Sep 8, 2011 10:40PM

  • Saying he can hold his head high at his career as a police officer, Joseph Finnigan was sentenced to 12 years in prison today. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Chicago Police Board reforms pass. [Clout Street/Tribune]
  • Kraft Foods and Sara Lee end their two year old hot dog court battle. [Sun-Times]
  • "Batmanning" replaces "planking" as the new Internet trend. [CBS Chicago]
  • White Sox captain Paul Konerko's message to his teammates returning to the club next year: we need a lot of work. [Sun-Times]
  • An auction of money hidden by Chicago mobster Frank Calabrese, Sr. brings in over $246,000. [ABC 7]
  • Democratic candidate for the 8th congressional district, Raja Krishnamoorthi, has accepted an invitation to U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh's small business forum tonight. [Progress Illinois]
  • Finally, we ask you to check out the first piece of long-form journalism from the Gothamist network today. It's an experiment into self-publishing and seeing whether people will pay to read works published by the network. [Gothamist]