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Today’s Headlines for Friday, August 16

9:41 AM CDT on August 16, 2019

    • Woman, 71, dies, after driving through solid red light in Mt. Greenwood, crashing into building (Sun-Times)
    • Drivers have crashed into 2 different Naperville businesses in the past week (Tribune)
    • Derailment halted Metra UP-West trains near Geneva (ABC)
    • Metra BNSF train partially derailed in South Loop yard, no injuries (Sun-Times)
    • Dangerous waves shut down parts of the Lakefront Trail, including near Fullerton (CBS)
    • This is Stone exciting! Photos of progress on the bike bridge that Berny blocked (The Chainlink)
    • How to get to the [cough] Air and Water Show, or avoid the noise by going car-free camping (Patch, Reader)

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– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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