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"Our top story this hour, President Trump and the first lady went to Capitol Hill yesterday to pay their respects to late president, George H W Bush, we'll have much more on this story. Coming up at one thirty one national teachers academy will no longer be turned into a high school for south loop families, a judge blocked the move yesterday. Now, Chicago public schools has dropped plans to convert the elementary school. The Tribune reports that NTA will keep it status. As an elementary school added student body will not merge with the nearby south loop elementary a regional gifted center for students will also remain at a and not transition to south loop. The school district will also undo changes it made to surrounding school attendance boundaries as part of the planned merger. WBZ news time one Twenty-one educated driver estimates. That's a website that Chicago commuters will spend more than one hundred forty two thousand dollars commuting to work over their lifetime. The report published yesterday shows that drivers could have circled the earth nine times instead of traveling to and from work, and when it comes to other cities educated driver reports that drivers in Atlanta spend more on their commute followed by Houston. And then Dallas a new chief probation officer for the northern district of Illinois was sworn in yesterday. Marcus homes was sore sworn in by district judge Rebecca Palmira Holmes will be supervising more than one hundred officers and support staff homes is replacing Jean wall shoes. Retiring at the end of the month after more than thirty years on the job. Police say a man shot and killed a woman before committing suicide after an argument in the Stony island park neighborhood on the south side. Police say it happened at about eight fifteen PM last night when the Twenty-seven-year-old man was seen arguing with a twenty five year old woman inside a vehicle in these seventy eight hundred block of south Bennett. The men got demand and got out of the vehicle fired at the female driver before shooting himself in. In the head WBZ news time, one twenty two the city figures, it's responded to one hundred thousand requests for graffiti removal this year, and it's gotten faster at it. It's the city's response time the mayor is praising he says the way it used to be it would take up to ten business days for the city to respond to requests for graffiti removal. Now, he says the city does it in four. We've added trucks cost about ten to twelve trucks and then three additional crew, and we put it on a grid smart system. Like UPS doesn't FedEx on delivery. And that means we're down to four days. We were told the mayor might take a question, but an unexpected protesters showed up and the mayor left in the twenty seven hundred block of west Chicago avenue, Steve Miller, NewsRadio on one zero five point nine FM business. News from Bloomberg with Jeff Bellinger, coming up next WBZ news time, one twenty three. This is accurate mortgage. Chief rate watcher Brian Wickert with a little pre-christmas surprise despite the odds of another fed rate hike this month. Now back up to eighty two percent mortgage rates are back down a bit. Chalk it up to well who really cares. The bottom line is the rate on your credit card balances and adjustable rate. Home equity lines are very likely to keep creeping up while the."