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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, February 17

8:57 AM CST on February 17, 2016

    • Op-Ed: Why Chicago Needs an Express Train to O'Hare (Crain's)
    • Frisco BRT Project Offers an Example for Chicago's Ashland Plan (Active Trans)
    • Immigration Policy Protesters Took Over Congress Parkway Yesterday Morning (Tribune)
    • Police: Teen Intentionally Struck and Killed His Father With Car in Austin (Sun-Times)
    • 32-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Melrose Park (Sun-Times)
    • Police Apprehend Driver Who Struck 2 Girls in Crosswalk and Fled the Scene (Sun-Times)
    • Adding Capacity to Chicagoland Highways Won't Solve Congestion (City Observatory)
    • Taxi Industry Backs Beale's Proposal to Make Riders Pay Credit Card Fee (DNA)
    • Long, Strange Trips: Divvy Ridership Record Set During Grateful Dead Concerts (Tribune)
    • Chicago Ave. Bridge Closed to Vehicles During Business Hours This Week (Sun-Times)
    • John Looks Into Whether It's Possible to Charge Your Cell Phone on the CTA (Reader)
    • Arena will Give "State of Jeff Park" Speech at Thursday Meeting of Jeff Park Forward (DNA)

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