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    • Check Out Active Trans' 2015 Voter Guide to See Where Candidates Stand on Transportation
    • At Debate, Emanuel Attacked Over Cams, Wilson Only Candidate to Oppose "Dibs" (Tribune)
    • Feds Award $120 Million to Your New Blue, Including Jeff Park Station Overhaul (CBS)
    • Man Killed After Jumping in Front of Blue Line Train Near Division Street (DNA)
    • Police: Senior on Crack Threatened to Run Over Woman During Parking Dispute (DNA)
    • What? Pickup Driver Speeded Onto Empty Car Carrier on Bishop Ford Expressway (Tribune)
    • City Issues Warnings to Snow Shoveling Scofflaws, But No Tickets Yet (RedEye)
    • Etiquette Tips For Folks Who Only Ride the 'L' When It's Too Snowy to Drive (Tribune)
    • Remembering the 1979 Blizzard That Brought Chicago to a Standstill (Chicago Magazine)
    • Gallery: Interesting Junk People Are Using as Parking Placeholders (Chicago Dibs)
    • ...And Then There's This "Dibs"-Themed Cupcake (DNA)

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