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Extra Extra: Replacing Chicago's Water Mains at a Cost of $2.2 Million Per Mile

By Chuck Sudo in News on Dec 28, 2011 11:00PM

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  • It's estimated that it will cost $2.2 million per mile to modernize Chicago's water main system. [Sun-Times]
  • The City is being sued by the widow of a man who hung himself in police custody last month. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • A distracted driving advertisement filmed in DuPage County wins an award. [Daily Herald]
  • A woman who had her MacBook stolen last week hopes a photo taken with its camera will lead to the arrest of the thief who stole it. [Tribune]
  • The origins of a rare hummingbird breed discovered in Oak Park have been determined. [Chicago Wildlife News]