The Evening Rush for Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

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Buy Michael Jordan’s house for ONLY $21 million

56,000 square feet

Nine bedrooms

15 bathrooms

An NBA-quality basketball court

No. 23 on the gated entrance

All this could be yours for $21 million. Michael Jordan has put his Highland Park home up for auction. Any takers? [Sun-Times]

“Mushy ice pellets” this weekend

First derechos, now graupel. Are we sure the National Weather Service isn’t just making up words at this point? [Sun-Times]

Former Simeon player found dead

Former Simeon Career Academy football player Demarius Reed was found shot to death in an apartment Friday near Eastern Michigan University. [Sun-Times]

No fare hikes for CTA

Hooray! CTA, Metra and Pace have all introduced their budgets for next year, and nary a fare increase or a service cut is in sight. [Sun-Times]

Mom wants to out social media bullies

An Elmwood Park woman is petitioning Twitter to reveal the identities of two social media accounts that are allegedly impersonating and harassing her daughter. [Sun-Times]

No more internet sales tax

The Illinois Supreme Court has invalidated an Illinois law charging an internet sales tax. [Sun-Times]

White Sox swagger

The South Siders throw some money around by signing Cuban star Jose Abreu to a $68 million, six-year deal. [Sun-Times]

Ozzie should interview with the Cubs

Or so writes Rick Telander. “Ozzie at Wrigley. It’s like Dorothy in Oz.” [Sun-Times]

D-Rose taunts the state of Indiana

Derrick Rose says the Pacers are no longer a Bulls rival. [ESPN]

From Simeon to The Return

Speaking of Derrick, the Sun-Times released a D-Rose eBook today. [Sun-Times]

The Bright One

Daisy Coleman, the 14-year-old at the center of the dropped Maryville, Mo., rape case, tells her story. [xoJane]

Commute

Sudoku; Weather; Traffic; CTA; Metra; Flight delays

And finally

“The universe can live without your wisdom for two hours.” [Sun-Times]

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