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Kevin moves into the MSI

By Dannis Valera

October 24, 2011

Kevin Byrne, the winner of the Museum of Science and Industry’s Month at the Museum 2 contest, moved into the museum on Oct. 19. Byrne was picked out of six finalists from nearly 1,000 applicants to participate in this experiment. For 30 days, Byrne will live in the museum and share his experiences through a blog and social media like Twitter.Be sure to visit Kevin during his 30 day stay at MSI or see what he’s up by vis...

Jury hung on 23 of 24 counts in Blago trial

By The Columbia Chronicle

August 19, 2010

by: Michael Ranieri, Meghan Keyes and Darryl HollidayAfter weeks of waiting for a verdict, an anxious crowd gathered at the Dirksen Federal Building, 219 S. Dearborn St., on Aug. 17 in response to the jury’s decision on the Rod Blagojevich trial.The governor-turned-celebrity triumphantly shook any hand within reach as he left his hearing amidst cheers and congratulations.George Gerstman, a Chicago patents lawyer, was on...

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