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'Mummy bandit' robs 5th Chicago bank
CHICAGO (AP) — A man the FBI is calling the "mummy bandit" because of the wrappings he uses to disguise his face is suspected of robbing another Chicago bank.Continued ...
Voters to choose Jackson Jr.'s House successor
CHICAGO (AP) — While Democrat Robin Kelly is widely expected to capture Tuesday's special election for former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat over Republican Paul McKinley, any winner will face big challenges.Continued ...
Giant, head-shaped pots to go up on Michigan Ave
CHICAGO (AP) — Giant, head-shaped potted plants will go up on a major Chicago street for the summer in a beautification project and as a way to raise environmental awareness.Continued ...
Ill. powwow lacks money, on hold for 2013
LE ROY (AP) — The organizers of an annual American Indian powwow in central Illinois say they won't hold the event this year because they don't have the money.Continued ...
Robot hot among surgeons but FDA taking a new look
CHICAGO (AP) — The biggest thing in operating rooms these days is a million-dollar, multi-armed robot named da Vinci, used in nearly 400,000 surgeries nationwide last year — triple the number just four years earlier.Continued ...
Aurora cracks down on texting-while-driving
AURORA (AP) — Police in Aurora say officers wrote 21 tickets for texting while driving in just four hours during a recent crackdown on distracted driving.Continued ...
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