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By Margaret Lyons in News on Apr 2, 2008 11:18PM

Photo by Viqi French

Mayor Daley unleashed a barely coherent rant today in favor of putting the Children's Museum in Grant Park. Even crazier than his ramblings? Most aldermen are backing him. [Trib, S-T]

A tanker truck exploded in Lemont. [CBS 2]

Just when we thought Todd Stroger couldn't surprise us... A lobbyist, who just received a $110,000 no-bid contract from the Toddler, is throwing him a fundraiser. [Crain's]

Are perch making a comeback in Lake Michigan? [Trib]

Next year, every Blackhawks game will be televised. [Crain's]

Gee, a 900-word story about how a middle-aged guy's swollen foot ruined his vacation? It's almost tough to believe young people aren't flocking to the Tribune. Good luck beating the gout, John. [Trib]

Cute chaser for that story: sleeping pets slideshow. [NBC 5]

47, 48, 56, 63. Come to mama. [NWS]