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Three things we’ll be talking about this week

1Buzz Lightyear will take a new crop of kids to infinity and beyond when Walt Disney re-releases “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2” as a 3-D double feature. They’ll be in theaters for a two-week run, starting Friday, testing the ability of 6-year-olds everywhere to sit still for four hours. And if you still haven’t had your fill, there’s good news: It includes a preview of “Toy Story 3.”

2If the sky’s clear, look for the harvest moon Sunday. That’s the full moon closest to the fall equinox – generally in September, but this year on Oct. 4. The harvest moon rises close to sunset, effectively extending daylight when farmers are especially busy. The moon will appear colorful and massive as it clears the horizon, a trick of the eye called “moon illusion.”

3Chicagoans Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey are among hundreds of dignitaries going to Copenhagen for Friday’s scheduled announcement of the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. They’re hoping the International Olympic Committee picks Chicago, rather than Tokyo, Madrid or Rio de Janeiro. The White House hasn’t said whether the president will attend.

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