By Mary Dixon

Team USA swimmers are hauling in medals and wagging fingers at doping-implicated competitors (Lilly King v Yulia Efimova – gold v silver, 100m breaststroke). Conor Dwyer of Winnetka won bronze in the 200-meter freestyle. Today, there are 15 medal events in 9 sports in the Olympic Games in Rio.

UPDATE: Chicago police now report nine deaths in gunfire since Monday … Sen. Susan Collins (R-Me) and 50 GOP-allied national security experts say ‘no’ to Donald Trump … Former IL Gov. Rod Blagojevich is due to be re-sentenced today on a reduced corruption conviction … The Cubs host the Angels … the White Sox are in Kansas City … Partly cloudy and a high in the upper-80s today.

Everything you need to know to start your day.


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