Weekend Rewind: 10 Chicago Stories To Know

10 headlines from the weekend

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Happy Monday and welcome to the Weekend Rewind. Here are 10 stories from the past couple days you need to know to start your week.

    Emanuel Says Closures Better Than 'Trapping' Kids in Failing Schools
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel returned from his vacation Saturday to say he knows his plan to shutter 54 elementary schools will be difficult for many families and school employees. But he said he is confident the plan will positively impact young students in the future.

    Rahm Says Closing Schools is Lesser of Two Evils

    [CHI] Rahm Says Closing Schools is Lesser of Two Evils
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is aware that his new plan will cause anguish and pain for many families and school employees, but he s confident the plan will positively impact young students in the future, he said in a press conference Saturday. (Published Monday, Mar 25, 2013)

    2 Dead, 13 Injured in Weekend Violence
    Two people were killed and at least 10 others were injured from reported acts of violence throughout Chicago this weekend.

    Three Injured in Woodfield Escalator Mishap
    Three elderly people were injured Saturday in an escalator mishap at a store in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.

    How To Get In Shape For Spring

    [CHI] How To Get In Shape For Spring
    Fitness experts give tips for how to get in shape and stay active for spring running season (Published Saturday, Mar 23, 2013)

    Report: Chicago No. 1 for Late-Night Food Orders
    Got the late-night munchies in Chicago? According to a new report, the Second City is first in the country for late-night delivery.

    Postal Workers Protest Ending Saturday Delivery
    Hundreds of postal workers rallied outside of Federal Plaza Sunday to protest the Postal Service’s plan to eliminate Saturday deliveries.

    Bears Agree to Deal with LB James Anderson
    After the Bears recently signed former Bronco D.J. Williams to replace Brian Urlacher, the team continued to build their linebacker setup with a one-year contract with former Carolina Panther James Anderson.

    James Bond Suiter to Open Chicago Shop
    Chicago men might not be as swift as James Bond, but now they can suit up like him.

    Wilco Frontman Calls for Gay Marriage Approval in Ill.
    Jeff Tweedy isn’t holding back his support for gay marriage.

    Wrigleyville Fake Bomber Apologizes in Letter
    A young Lebanese immigrant awaiting sentencing for placing a backpack he thought held a bomb near Chicago's Wrigley Field wrote a letter to the judge saying he drank "all day, every day" for months before the would-be attack.

    Residents Seek Help for Cat Stuck on Utility Pole
    A small gray cat was stranded on top of a utility pole for nearly two days before ComEd agreed to answer residents' pleas to save it.