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Here are the stories we're following today:
• Chicago police say murders are down in 20 zones where rookie officers are walking the beat.
• The city of Chicago plans to phase out health care subsidies for 30,000 retirees.
• Benghazi, the IRS, and the Justice Department seizing the phone records of reporters. The Sun-Times' Natasha Korecki writes the cloud over President Obama's head could last for weeks or months to come.
• R.J. Vanecko, ex-Mayor Richard Daley's nephew, could go on trial in early 2014 in connection with the death of David Koschman.
• Guess who said this: "I don't want to be braggadocious." Donald Trump, of course.
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