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Wednesday, August 5

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Apparently at least one Chicago police officer thinks that first amendment rights are revokable at will, and arrested reporters from WGN and NBC 5 yesterday because he thought they were too close to Mt. Sinai Hospital as they taped reports on a 6-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Little Village last weekend.

 
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