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    • Left-Turning Car Driver Fatally Struck Agustin Alfaro, 59, in Chicago Lawn (Sun-Times)
    • Male Bicyclist Dies After Riding on Platform, Falling Onto 3rd Rail at IMD Station (Tribune)
    • Tribune Looks at Cook County / Metra Initiative to Potentially Lower Fares for South Siders
    • 60 Volunteers Patrolled Albany Park on Bikes to Assist People Confronted by ICE Agents (Patch)
    • Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo Jr. Admits to Fixing a Parking Ticket for a Political Ally (Tribune)
    • Active Trans Helps Organize Support for a Continuous River Trail on the South Branch
    • Here's Where The Affluent Folks Live Who Would Get a Tax Hike Under Pritzker's Fair Tax Plan (Tribune)
    • Grants Will Bring Old Olive St. People Spot to Rogers Park, Fund Artistic Pothole Fills (Block Club)
    • Other Cities Replace Water Lines Without Tearing up Streets -- Why Won't Chicago Try It? (Block Club)
    • Finally! Divvy Station Locations and Numbers of Bikes Are coming to Google Maps (DIW)
    • CTA Twitter Account Destroys Uber-Loving Troll Who Says Transit Is Only for Poor People (Sun-Times)

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