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Midday News Links

By Staff in News on Oct 25, 2011 5:40PM

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  • Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi and son Mo'tassim were given a secret desert burial today. [Tribune]
  • Those heavy storms that hit the area this summer might trigger some support from ComEd for customers. [Daily Herald]
  • Closing arguments begin in the trial of Springfield power broker Bill Cellini. [Sun-Times]
  • Kraft Foods is investing $100 million in a Russian coffee plant. [Crain's]
  • Murder charges are pending in a Bridgeport stabbing Sunday. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Mayor Emanuel is pushing hard for a Chicago casino during the State Legislature's fall veto session. [CBS Chicago]
  • The Chicago Defender lays off editors and is months behind in rent. [Romenesko]