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Extra Extra: Lake Michigan Rising To Near-Record Water Levels

By Rachel Cromidas in News on Jul 10, 2015 10:05PM

  • Lake Michigan's water level is rising at nearly a record rate, experts say, and could damage local beaches. [Tribune]

  • Acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses how his time in Chicago reporting a story about the history of segregation in the urban North influenced his new book on race in America. [NPR]

  • New stop signs have been installed on Lower Wacker Drive to slow down would-be drag racers. [DNAinfo]

  • A woman has been accused of running over her abusive boyfriend in a van, days after he was accused of badly beating her, according to county prosecutors. [DNAinfo]

  • The John Hancock Tower's "Tilt" attraction has been closed for renovations, but it re-opens next month with some new features. [DNAinfo]
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