The Marin Report is a quick video recap of the day's top stories from renowned reporter Carol Marin. Watch it each weekday at noon.
Here are the stories we're following today:
• First lady Michelle Obama is home for a short stay as she address a big issue: childhood obesity. A quarter of all Chicago Public School students are said to be obese.
• Chicago's Cardinal Francis George had a brief one-on-one conversation with Pope Benedict XVI on his final day as leader of the Roman Catholic church. On a more public note, Benedict's last tweet went out at 10 a.m. Chicago time.
• A new statue of Rosa Parks was unveiled Wednesday in Washington. But Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell reminds us it was a bittersweet day: Legislation to make this happen was introduced in 2005 by then-Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.
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