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By Staff in News on Sep 26, 2011 5:45PM

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  • A Northwest side man is in deep shit after allegedly holding a woman he met at an anime convention hostage in his home for two months. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Chicago's contribution to the recently passed National Punctuation Day. [Reader]
  • The Washington Post Editorial Board weighs in on the fight for a longer school day in Chicago Public Schools and sides with Mayor Emanuel. [Washington Post]
  • A Joliet man found a python under his truck hood. It's true and a euphemism. [Sun-Times]
  • Next month's Bank of America Chicago Marathon is set to deliver $171.5 million to the local economy. [Crain's]
  • Arthur Gerald Jones, who faked his own death in 1979 and was recently found in Las Vegas, will plead guilty to identity fraud in court. [CBS Chicago]
  • An alert has been issued for an man who tried to sexually assault and beat a 22-year-old woman in Andersonville over the weekend. [Chicago Breaking News]