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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 13

    • Another Error-Filled Anti-Bike Screed From Columnist Mark Konkol (DNA)
    • Hazmat Issue Temporarily Shuts Down Metra's BNSF Line (Tribune)
    • Hit-and-Run Driver Fatally Strikes Senior in Buffalo Grove (Tribune)
    • DNA Plays Around With Divvy Data, Finds Gender Equity Is Improving
    • Brick Sidewalks Installed on Argyle; Merchants Say Construction Is Hurting Business (DNA)
    • WBEZ Looks at Chicago's Extensive System of Alleys
    • Was That Cubs Pitcher Jake Arrieta Pedaling a Folder Around Wrigleyville? (Sun-Times)
    • Illinois Bike Summit Takes Place October 28 in Champaign/Urbana

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