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Midday News Links: Ebola Fears Spark O'Hare Hazmat Response

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 7, 2014 7:00PM

Photo credit: Eva O'Brien

  • A sick passenger aboard a United Airlines flight landing at O'Hare sparked a Level 1 Hazmat response in light of the recent Ebola cases in the country. Officials confirmed the passenger had a cold, instead. [ABC 7]
  • Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. met with the family of the Ebola patient in Dallas. [Tribune]
  • Denver-based Punch Bowl Social is bringing four floors of drinks and fun to Wicker Park. [Eater Chicago]
  • Wicker Park Christmas Pub Crawl organizer Jess Loren narrowly won support for her event from the East Village Association. The vote was 11-9 in favor. [DNAInfo Chicago]
  • First Lady Michelle Obama is attending a fundraiser and campaign rally for Gov. Pat Quinn at the University of Illinois at Chicago Tuesday. [CBS Chicago]