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    • CTA Plans to Overhaul 257 Cars on the Orange & Brown Lines (Tribune)
    • Claypool Argues That the Belmont Flyover Is "Absolutely Necessary" (Sun-Times)
    • 8 Injured After Driver Turns in Front of Bus at Madison/Western (CBS)
    • 2 Men Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison Following Fatal Crash During Police Chase (Sun-Times)
    • City Temporarily Shuts Down Speed Cam After It Issues Tickets to Parked Cars (DNA)
    • Rauner Cuts All Funding to Bikes 'n' Roses; Manager Vows to Fight to Save Program (DNA)
    • Steel Yourself: Popular Cortland Bike Route Will Be Closed for Finkl Demolition (DNA)
    • Candidate Accused of Racist & Homophobic Tweets Also Joked About Dangerous Driving (DNA)
    • Study: CTA Policy of Not Responding to Twitter Trolls Only Breeds More of Them (RedEye)
    • Streets & San: Get Your "Dibs" Junk Out of the Street by Friday or We Will (DNA)

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