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Today’s headlines for Friday, August 12

    • Suit: Police Profiled & Assaulted Woman in Hijab as She Entered State/Lake Station (Tribune)
    • IDOT Puts Out a Call for a Private Partners to Help Develop Toll Lane on I-55 (Tribune)
    • Ventra Is Still Causing Problems for Social Service Providers (Active Trans)
    • 2 Charged With Armed Robbery at Metra Station in Harvey (Sun-Times)
    • Plane to Extend Lakefront From Ardmore to Devon Will Appear on Ballot Referendum (Curbed)
    • Chicago Research Scientist Wants to Develop an Autonomous Wheelchair (Crain's)
    • Transit-Oriented Development Planned for the CTA's Sheridan Stop (Curbed)
    • Friends of the Parks' L.A.T.E. Ride All-Night Pedal Takes Place This Weekend

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