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Midday News Links: Wrigley Field Statues Removed For Renovations

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 2, 2014 6:30PM

Photo credit: Leslie Adkins

  • The Ernie Banks and Harry Caray statues outside Wrigley Field are being removed and shipped to a company in Grand Rapids for repairs and renovations. [DNAInfo Chicago]
  • With Jon Burge being released from prison today, there are renewed calls for the city to establish a $20 million find to compensate the victims of Burge's torture practices who couldn't sue. [Sun-Times]
  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers admits a smoking gesture he made during Sunday's win against the Bears was a reference to the "Smoking Jay Cutler" blog. [NBC Chicago]
  • Why Shaw’s Crab House is still a classic after all these years. [Michigan Avenue Magazine]
  • Manhole is returning in the former SPIN nightclub location. [DNAInfo Chicago]