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    • Rauner Lifts Spending Freeze on Tollway Construction; Illiana Still on Hold (Crain's)
    • Emanuel Wants to Use TIF Money to Fix Blue Line's Grand and Jeff Park Stops (RedEye)
    • Beale and Tunney Propose Requiring Council Approval for New Red Light Cams (DNA)
    • Reboyras Proposes Letting Kids & Seniors Legally Bike on Sidewalks. Kids Already Can. (Sun-Times)
    • Development at The 606's Milwaukee Trailhead Would have 128 Units, Aldi (DNA)
    • Man Dies After Crashing His Car Into a Tree in North Lawndale (CBS)
    • Rauner Involved in Loop Car Crash, Escapes Unscathed (Tribune)
    • Chair of RTA: Recent Leaks Are a Reminder That It's Time to Modernize Union Station (Tribune)
    • After Recent Robbery on Purple Line, Evanston Police Increasing Presence at Stations (NBC)
    • Free Breakfast of Champions -- Cheesecake -- at Winter Bike to Work Day this Friday (DNA)
    • The Pedway Pub Crawl, Hosted by Moxie & Active Trans Next Thursday, Will Benefit SBC
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