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    • Chicago Is Still the 6th Most Walkable Large City, But Walk Score Decreased by 0.03% (RedFin)
    • Amazon Unveils Romeoville Distribution Center, May Hire 8K Workers Next Year (Herald)
    • Crews Are Surveying East End of the Midway as a Site for Possible Obama Library Garage (DNA)
    • U. of C. Staffer Pushed off Bike, Robbed in Hyde Park -- 3rd Assault on a Cyclist This Week (DNA)
    • DUI Crackdown in Englewood This Weekend (DNA)
    • 76-Story Skyscaper Near Roosevelt Station Is Ready to Rise (Curbed)
    • Metra Is Adding Trains & Cars This Weekend for Blues Fest, Spring Awakening (Patch)
    • Lots of, Um, Coverage for Saturday's Naked Bike Ride (DNA, ChicagoistTime Out, WGN, US99)
    • Active Trans Hosts the Chicago Cinder Classic Fixie Race at Winnemac Stadium on 8/20

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