Should the city buy bears? / COVID teens / Legalize bar dogs / Pizza
MYour dog, Willie Nelson Algren, has sworn to poop on the lawn of any alderman who votes against an ordinance that would prevent city inspectors from ridiculously labeling tavern owners for allowing puppies to lie face down at the bar. The city council votes today. (WBBM)
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- State Representative LaShawn Ford is pushing a bill in Springfield that would increase penalties for shot children. “What kind of nonsense is it to make people think they can get away with shooting in places like an amusement park?” Shoot McDonald’s. It’s ridiculous. We have to send the message to people that we are not going to tolerate killing our babies, âFord said. (FOX32)
- The CEO of Audiotree – owner of the trendy music halls Shubas and Lincoln HalI – got kicked out. Michael Johnston has been charged with a felony for making an unauthorized recording of his nanny and another woman in the bathroom of his home. His arrest made headlines last week when the alleged victims of voyeurism filed a civil lawsuit. (Eater)
- You can view the original handwritten copy of Gettysburg’s speech starting on Friday. Curators of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will keep the 272-word speech until November 30 to coincide with the 158th anniversary of the famous speech. (WTTW)
- Illinois football coach Bret Bielema’s poor rookie season has worsened. The vaccinated head coach has tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Saturday’s game against Iowa. (Room)
- Unvaccinated teens are to blame for increase in coronavirus cases, says Chicago’s best doc. “Unvaccinated adolescents are not only the root of much of our epidemic right now, but they are [at a] a much, much higher risk of contracting COVID, âsaid Dr. Allison Arwdy. (NBC5)
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