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RESURRECTION MARY. CHICAGO – The story usually goes something like this: A motorist traveling on a dark, desolate road picks up a mysterious woman hitchhiker who -- wouldn't you know it -- turns out to be a ghost. Folklorists say its a common urban legend, but Chicago has its own variation and a name for the roaming spirit: Resurrection Mary. RAMSEY/CHICAGO BUREAU; ART ASSIGNED. W/ sidebar on other Chicago ghost stories.
ANNIVERSARY OF MURDER: THE SHELTONS, 60 YEARS LATER. (w/pics) This week marked the anniversary of the unraveling of the infamous Shelton Gang, when brother and family leader Carl Shelton was shot to death in an ambush near his farm in southern Illinois, Oct. 23, 1947. His death remains unsolved. Now, 60 years later, what is the legacy of this bloody and once-notorious family? (30-40 inches) RADOSEVICH/PEORIA
WORLD SERIES COVERAGE: Pics and stories to move as soon as possible tonight.
FLAWLESS FARLEY: NFL picks. Dolphins so bad, they’ve been sent to London. ENTERPRISE
AROUND THE NBA: Weekly column. CANTON
AROUND TH NFL: Weekly column. Canton
INSIDE THE LINES: pro football column. LIESSE, PEORIA
FANTASY FOOTBALL: Weekly column. ARCO, ROCKFORD
CHARITA GOSHAY COLUMN: Consider it one more step toward his capture. Al-Jazeera TV recently released an audiotape in which Osama bin Laden scolds his al-Qaida foot soldiers for bickering among themselves. CANTON / in / opinions columns goshay