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Today’s Headlines for Friday, June 24

    • Emanuel Interested in More Metra Electric Service -- Cheaper Than Red Extension (Tribune)
    • Woman Stabbed to Death on Red Line Near 47th (ABC)
    • Police Cite Drivers for Not Stopping for Pedestrians In Multi-Neighborhood Sting (DNA)
    • City Council Finalizes Rules for Wrigley Field Plaza (DNA)
    • Argyle Shared Street Will Require Public to "Shift Perspective" (Chicagoist)
    • Alleys Make Chicago the "Alley Capital of America" (Reader))
    • Wavy Divvy: Bike-Share Cycle Recovered From Lake Michigan (DNA)
    • CTA Performer Not Afraid to 'Panda' to Riders' Taste in Hip-Hop (DNA)

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