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Morning Newsfeed: Voting, meh, More Police Sex Claims, Lolla in Chi(le), Wisconsin Tries Patronage, Bonuses for Oil Spill Execs, and More

Did you vote in today’s aldermanic runoffs? Do you care? The city guesses most people don’t. (Sun-Times) Two supervisors were fired, and the county will pay more than $18,000 to install cameras, after last summer’s teen sex romp at a forest preserve pool. (Sun-Times) The Cubs had their lowest attendance in nine years yesterday. It’s […]

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Your latest Cook County scandal

With Todd Stroger gone, where to look for the latest eyebrow-raising fiscal gamesmanship in Cook County? Look no further than Maria Pappas, the county treasurer who was once mentioned as a possible mayoral candidate.

CBS2 and the Better Government Association have taken Pappas to task for a series of creative employment arrangements that include having her former housekeeper and a $95,883-a-year driver-cum-project leader on staff.