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Midday News Links: City To Pay $76,000 For Cab Fare Study

By Samantha Abernethy in News on Jun 13, 2013 6:40PM

Photo by Romeo Banias

  • The city plans to spend $76,000 to fund a study of Chicago's cab fares, which may result in a price hike. [Sun-Times]

  • Kendall County residents say the tornado siren didn't go off during last night's storm despite a National Weather Service warning. [CBS]

  • Robert Allen, 19, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in the Englewood neighborhood around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. [Sun-Times]

  • A panel ruled Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke is not allowed to use government money to pay for ads telling citizens to arm themselves. [Journel-Sentinel]

  • Preliminary demolition work has begun at Historic Prentice Women’s hospital. [Reader]

  • Steve James, the man behind The Interrupters, is directing a movie about the life of Roger Ebert to be released through Kartemquin Films, with help from Martin Scorsese. The film has a Twitter account that shares great clips and photos from Ebert's life. [@EbertMovie]