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Thursday, February 11
Keep your eye out for the president of Ukraine while you're out and about today: Victor Yushchenko and his Chicago-born wife Katereyna ("Kathy" to her old classmates at U of C) are in town as part of a US tour. Although they had a big reception at the Palmer House last night, their itenerary doesn't seem to take them to the neighborhood named for their country.