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Today’s Headlines for Friday, September 2

    • Tribune Editorial Responds to the Four Recent Chicago Bike Fatalities
    • Rauner Moves to Fire 29 IDOT Patronage Hires From Previous Administrations (Tribune)
    • MPC Looks at Why Leaders Haven't Been Aggressively Pursuing Racial Integration
    • Local Woman Launches Petition to Ban Shooting Photos, Video of Serious Crashes (CBS)
    • Food Truck Vendors: Don't Start Enforcing Overly Strict Operations Rules (Chicagoist)
    • Phyllis Harmon, Who Helped Found CBF, Passes Away at 99 (Active TransChainlink)
    • Chicago's 3rd-Tallest Tower Will Break Ground Next Week, Affecting River Access (DNA)
    • Officer Credited With Helping Find Stolen Bike Worth More Than $2,600 (DNA)
    • Chicago Makes List of 15 Best Running Cities (Runner's World)

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