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Extra Extra: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Chicago Area

By Jon Graef in News on Jun 21, 2014 8:30PM

  • The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Chicagoland area. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. [National Weather Service]
  • A petition drive has been formed to make state Rep. Greg Harris a co-marshal of the Chicago Pride Parade. []
  • The success of the Divvy bike sharing program has resulted in more business for Chicago area bike shops. [Crain's]
  • Bruce Rauner brought live chickens to a news conference to make a point or as a stunt. You can decide. [NBC Chicago]
  • A kid jumping onto a parked Metra train car was electrocuted. [Trib]