This Week’s Biggest Gainers
1 Tim Tuten
The Hideout co-owner—who worked tirelessly to get Obama elected—was hired to work for Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in D.C.
2 Kevin Gregg
Sweet Lou shocked some when he announced the new Cub would be the team’s closer.
3 Amy Jacobson
The former NBC journalist—of Craig Stebic and bikini fame—found a new gig as Roe Conn’s co-host on WLS-AM.
4 Kevin Shaffer
Welcome, new Bears offensive tackle. Please don’t let Orton get killed.
5 Nicholas Calabrese
Almost everyone is up in arms, but the former mob hit man only received a twelve-year prison sentence for his part in the murders of fourteen people.
This Week’s Biggest Losers
1 Sun-Times Media Group
Officially filed for bankruptcy.
2 Mayor Daley
It was reported that the mayor has taken more than forty trips in the last two years, nineteen of them paid for by us lowly, lowly taxpayers.
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4 Mark Elliot Mansheim
The Winnetka man was arrested for growing marijuana out of his home after authorities discovered seventy-five plants, plus growing tents equipped with ventilation systems.
5 Carlos Marmol
The Cubs, er, setup man lost the closer position to Kevin Gregg.