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By Margaret Lyons in News on Apr 8, 2008 12:15AM

2008_4_7.pinata.jpgTwo Chicagoans will be facing off in tonight's NCAA basketball finals: Derek Rose, a star for Memphis, and Sherron Collins, more of a supporting player for Kansas. [Trib]

The Cubs blew a seven-run lead but still beat the Pirates in extra innings. [AP]

Texas has taken custody of more than 400 children from a polygamist compound. [Houston Chronicle]

A City Council committee approved a plan today to raise cab fares 50 cents when gas prices hit $2.70-a-gallon for seven straight days and up to $1 when they hit $3.20-a-gallon for seven days. [S-T]

Save the tobbogan slides in Palos Park! [ABC 7]

Brian Urlacher is skipping voluntary work-outs with the Bears while he waits for a contract extension. [Trib]

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