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By Chuck Sudo in News on Sep 9, 2011 5:40PM

  • Would the Sears Tower have survived if it were a target of the Sept. 11 attacks? [Reader]
  • Whet Moser looks at how social media may have shaped the reporting of the Sept. 11 attacks. [Chicago Mag]
  • The terror threat identified for the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in Washington, DC and New York City isn't credible for Chicago. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Bears Linebacker Lance Briggs will wear red, white and blue-themed 9/11 gear for the Bears season opener Sunday and expects the "No Fun League" to fine him. [Tribune]
  • How 9/11 shaped architecture in Chicago. [Cityscapes/Tribune]
  • A Carpentersville couple brought their daughter with them on a motorcycle run from Chicago to New York to honor the Sept. 11 attacks. [Sun-Times]
  • Lady Gaga thinks Tavi Gevinson is the future of journalism. [A.V. Club Chicago]