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Chicago-area kids give valid excuses for why they were late for school

November 4, 2016
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Chicago Cubs fans cheer on their team during Game 7 of the World Series. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) With the Chicago Cubs winning their first World Series in 108 years at 11:47 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Chicago-area businesses and schools had to know there would be a certain level of tardiness come Thursday morning. Now we have visual proof as to what that looks like. Gwen Ihnat, an assistant editor at the A.V. Club, tweeted an image of what the “reason we’re tardy” list at a local school looked like. The first entry for Thursday, logged at 8:45 a.m. cited “Cubs.” After two blank entries, the fourth consisted of “not feeling well” (must be an Indians fan)....

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