Morning Newsfeed: Baseball's Back, Reilly's War on Horses, Farrakhan's Conspiracy Theories, College Kids Drink, and More


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The Cubs and Sox kick off the 2011 campaign today, but the Tribune takes a look at a legendary Mets player. More to the point, a mythical Met, the infamous Sidd Finch, who had a 168-mph fastball, and pitched with one shoe off. (Tribune)

Alderman Brendan Reilly continues his war on horses, and the carriages they pull. (Sun-Times)

Follow the money: The financial of Emanuel, Burke, and unions intersect. (Tribune)

Grant Achtaz's new restaurant could open next week. (NY Times)

Louis Farakkhan blames Jews and demons for forcing President Obama to bomb Libya. Also, he called Ghaddafi his "brother." (Tribune)

Meanwhile, the Libyan leader dispatched an envoy for talks with the British, indicating a possible exit strategy. (Guardian)

A CPS teacher is in trouble for posting a mocking photo of a student on Facebook. (Sun-Times)

The national unemployment rate dropped 2 percent, to 8.8 percent, signaling economic grow. (Washington Post)

College in a nutshell: Spare time and drinking. Which, evidently, contributes to lower grade-point averages. Sorry, Mom and Dad. (USA Today)

Arlington National Cemetery's massive grave mix-up (TIME)


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