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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 1

9:42 AM CDT on August 1, 2019

    • The Tribune endorses plan for more, cheaper Metra service on the South Side
    • SUV driver fatally struck man, 62, in SW Side Ashburn neighborhood (CBS)
    • Video released of vehicle from Aurora crash that killed cyclist Elizabeth Kakoczki, 61 (NBC)
    • Police: Officers with lights, siren activated injured after driver failed to yield (Sun-Times)
    • SUV Driver crashed into Panda Express near Midway Airport, fled on foot (ABC)
    • Police: There have been 5 robberies on CTA property in Loop, S. Loop since 7/18 (CBS)
    • Development planned near Morgan Stop with 500 Unis, 100 Affordable (Block Club)
    • Channahon gets Zagster rental bikes along the I & M Canal Trail (WJOL)
    • Teen donates 70 bikes to Boys & Girls Club of Dundee Township (Herald)

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