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Saturday, September 19

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The McQueary column wishing for a Katrina in Chicago (previously) might have begun fading out of the news cycle Monday if not for the Reader's Michael Miner having written an apologia -- misunderstanding a source in the process. Meanwhile, the Chicago chapter of the the National Association of Black Journalists sent a letter to the Tribune demanding a formal apology from McQueary and her suspension from the editorial board.

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