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Extra Extra: Midway Airport Sets Precipitation Record

By Chuck Sudo in News on Nov 4, 2014 11:30PM

Photo credit: Alex Szymanek

  • With three-tenths of an inch of rain this morning, Midway Airport set a record with 49.66 inches of precipitation in 2014. [Tribune]
  • Former Illinois First Lady Patti Blagojevich said she may vote for her imprisoned husband Rod as a write-in candidate for governor today. As long as she exercises her right to vote, we're actually cool with that. [Sun-Times]
  • A blast from the past: why you no longer get an "I voted" sticker after voting. (Honestly, the privilege of voting should be enough.) [Sun-Times]
  • Chicago real estate developer Paul Fisher, one of the earliest supporters of the controversial Illiana Toll Road project, now thinks it's a bad idea. [Better Government Association]
  • Toronto's Melky Cabrera could be a nice fit for the Cubs or White Sox. [CBS Chicago]
  • A three-level penthouse located between Lake Shore Drive and North Michigan Avenue is on the market for a whopping $15.5 million. [Curbed Chicago]
  • Area residents who caught a comet in the skies Monday night responded with awe. [Tribune]

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