Today Governor Pat Quinn visited Chicago-area volunteers who’ve been collecting relief supplies for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. He promised to try and secure a plane to ship thousands of boxes of donated goods to Manila.
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Moments before he was shot and killed on New Year's Day, a local politician in the Philippines was taking a photo of his family.Caught in the frame: The killer taking aim.The Philippine Daily Inquirer writes that councilman Reynaldo Dagsa's "final act of taking his loved ones' picture as th