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    • Aldermen Hope to Force a Vote on Ordinance to Phase Out Traffic Cams (DNA)
    • Active Trans: Despite What Tribune's "Experts" Say, Don't Pander to Speeders
    • Local Gas Prices Expected to Spike Next Week (Sun-Times)
    • 2 Killed in Head-On Collision Between Pickup & School Bus in Hebron (Tribune)
    • 2 Injured in Head-On Crash Involving Postal Service Truck Near Plainfield (CBS)
    • $26 Million Awarded to Man Who Suffered Brain Damage in Taxi Crash (Tribune)
    • Audit of Taxi Regulation Procedures Finds Flaws in Safety Inspections (Tribune)
    • Lyft CEO Says the Car-Sharing Service is Profitable in Chicago (Crain's)
    • A Chicago Bike Messenger Explores Beirut, Lebanon, on 2 Wheels (RedBull)

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