By Mary Dixon

UPDATE: Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. He’s the first songwriter to be honored. Sara Danius of the Swedish Academy says Dylan is a great poet in the English tradition, and that his work is comparable to Homer and Sappho … Five women have come forward in the last 24 hours to say that Donald Trump groped and kissed them without their consent. His campaign denies it and is demanding a retraction on the story of two of these women in the New York Times … Cook County Board President Preckwinkle wants to hike taxes on pop and other sugary drinks to help balance the county’s budget … The chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo is resigning after the bank’s phony account scandal came to light … Floodwaters are rising in North Carolina … while Bermuda braces for another hurricane … Nigeria’s president confirms 21 of more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls have been freed from their jihadi kidnappers … The Blackhawks lost their home opener to the Blues … we’ll find out tonight who the Cubs face in the NLCS … It’ll be sunny today with temperatures in the mid-50s.


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