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Downtown protests, closures make for messy commute

Several events, protests and closures in the Loop are bound to cause major traffic headaches for downtown commuters during Friday evening’s rush.

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House Ethics Committee looking at Rep. Bobby Rush

The House Ethics Committee announced on Friday it is looking at Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and while the panel did not disclose details, in April Rush told Lynn Sweet that the Office of Congressional Ethics has a pending inquiry against him, triggered most likely by Chicago Sun-Times stories raising questions about spending from his campaign fund and the handling of a $1 million grant, among other issues.

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