The Marin Report for Tuesday, May 14

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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:

• The Near South Side seems to hold the hottest hand for a Chicago casino. This all unfolds after Michael Sneed's exclusive that Mayor Rahm Emanuel and DePaul University want to build a new basketball arena at McCormick Place using public and private money.

• The head of the City Council's Black Caucus says 13 of the 54 schools to be closed should remain open. Ald. Howard Brookins warns the mayor there could be a political price to pay for closing the schools.

• Ald. Brendan Reilly says he's exploring a plan to buy back the city's 36,000 parking meters.

Donald Trump is on the witness stand today in federal court. An 87-year-old woman claims she was conned into buying two units in the Trump Tower.

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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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