‘Hellhole,’ again / Update your Apple stuff—now / R.I.P., ChicagoNow

A tech meltdown destroyed much of what was going to be today’s Chicago Public Square. Please pardon a dramatically abridged version while we discipline a badly misbehaving keyboard.

‘Hellhole,’ again. Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey is again applying that word to Chicago.
And, well, there is the Air and Water Show this weekend.

The next ‘star witness’ against Trump? It could be his longtime lieutenant Allen Weisselberg, who pleaded guilty yesterday to evading taxes and agreed to testify for the prosecution against the Trump Organization.
Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri envisions a Trump classified ad for legal help: “Do not apply … if you’re Rudy Giuliani again.”
New musical satire from Randy Rainbow, to the tune of Yesterday: “When the votes came through, they were blue instead of red, so he said ‘Eff you,’ staged a coup and went to bed.”

Update your Apple stuff—now. Security flaws could give hackers complete control of iPhones, iPads and Macs.

R.I.P., ChicagoNow. The former leader of the Tribune’s citizen blogging site, Jimmy Greenfield, mourns its sudden and “horribly unprofessional” death.
CNN’s giving the boot to its Reliable Sources host, Brian Stelter …
 … whose work has been cited frequently in Chicago Public Square.

‘I have a long way to go.’ WXRT DJ Lin Brehmer updates his fight against cancer.

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