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By Staff in News on Oct 3, 2011 5:40PM

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  • Immunologist and geneticist Bruce Beutler, a Chicago-born doctor who earned his M.D. at the University of Chicago, is one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize for Medicine. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • ABC News and Yahoo are partnering to provide more news content to their audiences. [Sun-Times]
  • The Progressive Change Campaign Committee endorsed Ilya Sheyman in next year's 10th Congressional District election, over incumbent Bob Dold. [Progress Illinois]
  • Jury selection begins in the trial of longtime Springfield power broker William Cellini. [ABC 7]
  • The Marilyn Monroe statue is good for something. [Gapers Block]
  • WGN-TV's Dina Bair is expected to be named permanent co-host of Channel 9's midday news. [Feder/Timeout Chicago]
  • Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown received a one-game suspension for kneeing Northwestern's Patrick Ward in the family jewels long after play on the field was over, and after he looked around to see if anyone was looking. [ESPN Chicago]