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By Staff in News on Sep 30, 2011 5:40PM

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  • George Guirsch, the elderly man who shot and paralyzed Chicago Police officer Jim Mullen in 1996, passed away in prison yesterday. [Sun-Times]
  • A suspicious fire destroyed four school buses in Elgin. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Niki Fritz interviews 2011 National Air Guitar Champion Nordic Thunder. [Gapers Block]
  • TeaCon 2011 invades Schaumburg this weekend. [Daily Herald]
  • The Beach Polo World Cup is coming to Chicago. [CBS Chicago, Inbox]
  • Rod Blagojevich promised to be the first Illinois governor to run the Chicago Marathon. Now that his sentencing hearing's been delayed, he can still fulfill that promise. [NBC Chicago]
  • The Reader experiments with cooking with booze, [Reader]