The [Monday] Papers
"The game was a classic set-up and the pivotal play 50 minutes in the making," our very own Jim Coffman writes.
"In fact, the Bears had been laying the groundwork for Jay Cutler's clinching fourth-quarter touchdown pass to Kellen Davis for months."
The view from Minnesota, though, was of a three-phase failure against a lesser team. (Same link.)
We're With Madigan
"The Illinois Press Association says its top priority for the Illinois General Assembly's upcoming veto session is preventing an override of Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of House Bill 5154, which would bar disclosure of government employee performance evaluations in response to Freedom of Information Act requests.
"On the other hand, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 says it will push hard for an override so that performance evaluations of state employees won't be released to anyone who happens to ask."
We Salute You
Lester Talcott of Crystal Lake was also among this year's 13 inductees.
Among those previously inducted: Gera-Lind Kolarik, former ABC7 field producer.
- From the Trib's archives: "College Roommate Details Slain Woman's Last Day."
"KITV4 News has learned that convicted Illinois killer Justin Boulay, 33, is far from the first mainland killer to travel to the islands for parole. Hawaii is home to seven people convicted of killing or trying to kill others on the mainland."
We Wuz Robbed
"Indianapolis, whose city council plans to vote tonight on a proposal with Xerox Co.'s Affiliated Computer Services, would rather take less money up front in favor of more total fees in its 50-year transaction. It also wants something Chicago didn't get: exit clauses that let the city end the lease."
"On his website, EndingSpending.com, Ricketts is charting the current whip count in the caucus, based on public statements."
I mean, I know this isn't an earmark, but . . .
Obama Loan Mod Promise Doesn't Add Up
Spared The CTA
The Weekend In Chicago Rock
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Posted on November 15, 2010
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