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Extra Extra: Confederate Flags Set On Fire In Lincoln Park Saturday

By Selena Fragassi in News on Jun 28, 2015 7:30PM

  • An activist group known as Chicago Uprising gathered in Lincoln Park on Saturday night and set fire to a number of Confederate flags, just hours after Bree Newsome was arrested for climbing a 30-foot flagpole at South Carolina's state capitol building in order to remove the controversial emblem. [ABC 7]

  • According to The Food Network's "Top 5 Restaurants" series, Chicago is home to the best burger in the country. The winner? Au Cheval's double cheeseburger. [Tribune]

  • Kanye West got a taste of his own antics on Saturday night as comedian Lee Nelson stormed the stage and interrupted the rapper's performance at Britain's Glastonbury Festival. It didn't stop West from declaring he's “the greatest living rock star on the planet.” [WGN TV]

  • Sound Opinions, "the world's only rock 'n' roll talk show," celebrates its 500th episode this week by looking back on the best moments in the discourse between critics Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot. [WBEZ]

  • A man in Buffalo Grove threw furniture at his neighbor and threatened to burn his house down because he hated the smell of his barbecue cooking. [Tribune]
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