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Extra Extra: The Shedd Aquarium's Dolphin Calf Is A Boy

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Jun 12, 2012 11:00PM

  • The experts at the Shedd Aquarium have finally been able to determine the sex of the baby Pacific white-sided dolphin born over Memorial Day weekend. It's a boy! They explain the process of identifying the sex of the baby, which basically sounds like they spent days trying to find a penis. [Shedd Aquarium]

  • Cigarette tax jumps up a dollar on June 24, so smokers should stock up. [ABC7]

  • The town of Dixon filed a lawsuit against the auditors it hired, who didn’t see the $53 million bilked from them by the town’s treasurer. [Tribune]

  • Mayor Emanuel's pledge not to accept campaign cash from lobbyists is adhered to -- for the most part. The Better Government Association review prompts some questionable donations to be returned. [BGA]

  • Nobel Prize winning economist Elinor Ostrom has died. [Tribune]

  • Logan Square, Hyde Park/Kenwood and Roscoe Village/North Center have been named by Midwest Living as three neighborhoods to explore. Maybe Midwest Living should get out more. [Midwest Living]