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Extra Extra: Obama Will Cast His Vote Early In Chicago On Thursday

By Amy Cavanaugh in News on Oct 20, 2012 10:00PM

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• President Obama will be in town on Thursday, and while he's here he'll become the first sitting President to vote early in person. [Sun-Times]

• Jesse Jackson Jr. made robocalls to his consitituents today to tell them, "Like many human beings a series of events came together in my life at the same time and they have been difficult to sort through. I am human. I am doing my best. I am trying to sort through them all." [Sun-Times]

• A Banner Academy South High School senior was shot and killed during a robbery attempt as he left school yesterday. [ABC 7]

• Mayor Emanuel is in Florida this weekend to campaign for President Obama. [NBC Chicago]

• A convicted felon was ordered held without bond in the fatal shooting of a Subway employee in the Ukrainian Village last February. [Tribune]

• Bail was set at $400,000 for a man facing aggravated DUI and other charges after he struck a man on a skateboard in a bike lane in Bucktown. [Tribune]