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Monday, June 27, 2011

Awaiting the Blago verdict

Posted By on 06.27.11 at 11:13 AM

Jurors have reached a verdict in 18 of 20 counts in the Rod Blagojevich trial. They will announce the verdict between 1 and 2. (Sun-Times)

A cab slammed into a Streeterville building this morning, killing one person. (Tribune)

Mayor Emanuel will host two virtual town halls this week, including one tonight via telephone. (NBC Ward Room)

The feds have taken control of a venture capital fund with ties to former Mayor Daley’s son, Patrick. The government says the fund owes taxpayers more than $21 million. (Sun-Times)

Speaking of Da Mare, he’s got a sweet pension plan. (Sun-Times)

More than 30 floats parked on Halsted Street prior to Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade had their tires punctured. (Windy City Times)

Shortly after New York legalized gay marriage, NYC cops stormed a gay bar, shining flashlights in patrons’ faces and forcing them to empty their pockets. (NY Times)

Here’s the tale of two gals in a Virginia retirement community. They were both spies during and after World War II. (Washington Post)

A judge from the International Criminal Court has ordered the arrest of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. (AP via Sun-Times)

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