The Marin Report for Monday, April 15

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The Marin Report is a fast-paced, insightful look at the day's top news from renowned reporter Carol Marin. Watch it each weekday at noon.

Here are the stories we're following today:

• A huge, tentative Wrigley Field deal has been struck.  But the rooftop owners weren't part of the negotiations and have threatened to sue.

• Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander says all the haggling has nothing to do with baseball. It has to do with the promise of a better team.

• Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington has another baseball concern: Where are the black players? Less than 10 percent of players on Major League rosters are African American.

Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Chicago for a private visit with the family of Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old foreign service officer who was killed in a bombing in Afghanistan.

• And finally, it's Tax Day. If you haven't filed, you have until midnight.

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Carol Marin

Carol Marin

Carol Marin is the political columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. In addition to her work at the paper, she is the political editor for NBC5 News and an interviewer/contributor to WTTW's Chicago Tonight program.


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