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    • In Chicago, Clearing the Streets After a Blizzard Is an Intensely Political Thing (Tribune)
    • Check Out the City's Snow Removal Progess with the Plow Tracker App (RedEye)
    • Unplowed Streets Causing Headaches for First Responders (Tribune, Our Urban Times)
    • Allegedly Drunk Driver Caused Fatal Wrong-Way Crash on Eisenhower Last Sunday (Tribune)
    • 45-Car Pileup on 1-294 Near Hickory Hills, No Major Injuries (Sun-Times)
    • Police: Man Got Plowed, Drove Drunk, Evaded Officers, Crashed Into Plow (Tribune)
    • Jeff Park & Portage Park Getting 3 New TIF-Funded Pedestrian Islands (DNA)
    • DNA Looks at the Perils of Falling Ice for Pedestrians
    • An Analysis of Divvy Trips Taken During Sunday's Blizzard (Sun-Times)
    • Walking 3 Miles to Work Post-Storm Was Fun, But Sidewalks Were a Mess (Chicagoist)
    • 2 Different Op-Ed Writers Propose a 48-Hour Dibs Time Limit (Tribune, DNA)

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