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September 19, 2016 View email in browser

Man sought in NYC bombing 

Authorities are looking for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami for questioning in a weekend explosion in a Manhattan neighborhood that injured 29 people. "We need to get this guy in right away," New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

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Device explodes at N.J. train station

A suspicious device found in a trash can near an Elizabeth, New Jersey, train station exploded early today as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it with a robot.

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Chicago tops bike-friendly list

Bicycling magazine says Chicago is now the best bike city in the U.S., good news for Rahm Emanuel, who pledged when he became mayor to make Chicago the most bike-friendly place in the country.

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Portillo's  golden find

Chicagoland hot dog King Dick Portillo, a collector of military memorabilia, may have a golden tooth of Japanese Marshal Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, who was killed when U.S. pilots shot down his plane during World War II.

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Deadly railroad trespassing 

Trespassing is a stubborn problem for the railroad industry, accounting for about 72 percent of all railroad-related deaths, with 761 fatalities in 2015, including 296 suicides.

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Illinois coal's slow decline 

Mining companies in Illinois have shed more than 1,200 jobs over the last year as strict new environmental regulations and cheap natural gas have encouraged utilities to drop their reliance on coal.

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'Thrones,' 'Veep' top Emmys

"Game of Thrones" was honored as top drama for the second consecutive year, and "Veep" repeated as best comedy series.

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How the Bears can win tonight

Tribune beat writers think the Bears' offensive line needs to do a better job of protecting Jay Cutler against the Eagles at Soldier Field on "Monday Night Football," and the defense has to pressure rookie quarterback Carson Wentz.

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