Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president last night in a speech focusing on crime, terrorism and Americanism … and bookended by the use of songs by George Harrison (‘Here Comes The Sun’), Free (‘All Right Now’), and The Rolling Stones (‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’) – who’d asked that Trump not use their work. George’s estate tweeted they might have given permission for ‘Beware Of Darkness,’ though.
Hillary Clinton may name her running mate today or tomorrow … CBS News reports it’s Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia … A Chicago police officer is recovering from a gunshot injury – officers shot and killed that suspect on the near South Side … Governor Rauner’s apologizing for calling half of Chicago’s teachers ‘illiterate’ and their principals ‘incompetent’ in a five-year-old e-mail … The NBA won’t play next year’s All Star Game in North Carolina, because of that state’s anti-LGBT law. Chicago is under consideration as a host city … The White Sox lost to the Tigers in the rain; the Cubs were off … The Excessive Heat Warning continues through 7 p.m.
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