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9:00 AM CST on January 7, 2014

    • 25 Metra Trains Canceled, CTA Announces Delays (Tribune, DNA)
    • Transit Crews Laboring to Keep Systems Running in Brutal Cold (Tribune, NBC, RedEye)
    • 6 Metra Riders Suffer Minor Injuries in LaSalle Station Crash (DNA)
    • 500 Passengers Stranded on 3 Chicago-Bound Amtrak Trains (Sun-Times)
    • Dangerous Conditions Shut Down Sections of Local Highways (Expired Meter)
    • Inspector General: CDOT Kept Inaccurate Records on Pothole Repair (Tribune, DNA)
    • A Rundown of New State Driving Laws (Expired Meter)
    • Speed Cams at Gage, Challenger Parks & Jones High to Begin Issuing Tickets (CDOT)
    • CTA Currently Reviewing 1,100 Public Comments on BRT Plan (RedEye)
    • Colon and Waguespack Call for Civility, Speak Out Against "Dibs" (DNA)
    • Laugh at the Cold at Winter Bike to Work Day on January 21 (Active Trans)

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