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8:50 AM CDT on November 1, 2013

    • Ventra Tripling the Number of Call Center Reps to 300 Starting Today (RedEye)
    • Transit Union Calls for Suspending Ventra Until Bugs Are Fixed (Tribune, Sun-Times)
    • Ventra-Compatible Cards Issued to Some Metra Monthly Pass Holders (Tribune)
    • Judge Allows Prosecutor to View Medical Records in Fatal Plainfield DUI Case (Southtown)
    • Truman College's Ill-Advised Free Student Parking Policy (Transitized)
    • Northwestern Prof Savages Dowell's Proposal to License Bicyclists (Crain's)
    • A Dysfunctional Ventra Card Is a Scary Halloween Costume (Tattler)

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