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Morning Newsfeed: Sheen's Recovery, the Trouble With FOIA, CTA Retail, Obama's 2012 Run, and More

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After flaming out to boos in Detroit, Charlie Sheen settled down in Chicago, saying he'd return to Two and a Half Men if asked, and confirming another Major League film. (Meanwhile, the Indians got a triple play on the Sox yesterday) (Tribune)

After battling a brain disease, the Fridge is doing just fine. (Tribune)

The Chicago Children's Museum's planned move to Grant Park is looking less likely. (Sun-Times)

Have you ever requested public documents from the government? While the General Assembly made it easier for the public to get documents, there is resistance from government entities, making the quest for access frustrating. (Tribune)

The CTA is toying with the idea of adding more retail and vending machines to its el stops. (Tribune)

President Obama announced he's running for a second term this morning. (Washington Post) His campaign has already taken up at the Prudential Building, and Jim Messina is leading the charge for reelection. (NY Times)

A five-foot-long piece of a Southwest Airlines plane broke off during a flight over the weekend. The NTSB found similar problems on grounded planes. (Sun-Times)

Deadly riots in response to a Florida church's burning of the Koran has killed dozens in Afghanistan. The New York Times profiled the unrepentent Pastor Terry Jones, and former congregation members say the church has torn families apart. (Washington Post)

Moammar Gadhafi's sons are proposing a resolution that would put the dictator out of power. (NY Times)

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