The Carry Out 9-21-16: “I think it’s good that we hire more police officers just as long as they don’t all get assigned to Michigan Avenue because the Disney Store will be just fine with the three officers already there”

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Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson (C) speaks during a press conference in Chicago on September 21, 2016.
Johnson announced that Chicago is to hire 970 sworn police officers to help it combat a murder epidemic that has claimed over 500 lives so far this year, the highest homicide rate of any major US city. / AFP / Nova SAFO (Photo credit should read NOVA SAFO/AFP/Getty Images)

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The Carry Out is the nightly segment where Justin reads the newspaper so you don’t have to. Tonight’s top stories include Mayor Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announcing the hiring of additional police officers, an article in the Tribune calling out Chicago’s lead pipe problem, Don King introducing Donald Trump at an appearance in Cleveland, Derrick Rose going to court next week for a civil case surrounding an alleged rape, Cook County getting back in the tax game with a proposed tax on soda, strike voting beginning for Chicago teachers, the Cubs looking to sweep the Reds, the White Sox taking on the Phillies, Jay Cutler being ruled out of the game against the Cowboys and a new study ranking the top drunkest towns in America.

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