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Monday, April 25, 2011

Morning Newsfeed: Chicago Gas Prices Tops in the Nation

Posted By on 04.25.11 at 09:51 AM

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Chicagoans pay an average of $4.27 a gallon, giving our fair city the highest gas prices in the country. Meanwhile, President Obama put a task force to work to root out any fraud or manipulation in the oil markets. (Fox Chicago News)

While it doesn’t ease the pain of catching a car door, the state will begin tracking incidents of cyclists getting “doored.” (Tribune)

Rahm Emanuel’s pick to run Chicago Public Schools is a nice guy, but he doesn’t easily make friends. (Sun-Times).
RELATED: How to explain Rochester’s high school graduation drop. (CNC)

The Blackhawks continued their unlikely domination of the Canucks, with rookie Ben Smith tying the series at three apiece with an overtime goal last night. (Tribune)

After spraining his ankle Saturday, Bulls’ star Derrick Rose should be good to go when the team returns to Chicago to try and close out its series against Indiana tomorrow night. (Sun-Times)

The Sox are off to their worst start in a decade. (Tribune)

Channeling Steve McQueen and The Great Escape, nearly 500 Taliban prisoners tunneled out of an Afghan jail. (Tribune)

New documents from WikiLeaks give insight into interrogation practices at Guantanamo Bay. One prisoner, captured in 2002, was still being questioned about the whereabouts of Taliban leader Mullah Omar in 2009. (NY Times)

Security camera footage shows what it looked like when a tornado hit the St. Louis airport. Terrifying. (KMOX/YouTube)

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