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By Amy Cavanaugh in News on Mar 17, 2012 9:00PM

- An estimated 350,000 people attended the parade today. [Sun-Times]

- The Chicago Public Schools' food service chief has been accused of taking more than $86,000 in gifts from schools contractors and the CPS head recommends she be fired. [Tribune]

- Blagojevich called his wife, calls the prison "nice." [Sun-Times]

- Sixteen people were shot overnight in the city. [Tribune]

- A man robbed a Wicker Park bank this morning. [Tribune]

- A prisoner was shot this morning when he attempted to escape while being transported to a bond hearing in Rolling Hills. [NBC Chicago]