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Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 19

9:00 AM CDT on August 19, 2019

    • Driver critically injured man on bike, 22, at Oak/Michigan, where Blaine Klingenberg died (Block Club)
    • 2 injured after driver rear-ends CTA bus in Hyde Park (Sun-Times)
    • Forest preserve worker waiting for bus pulls man from fiery wreck (WGN)
    • Police release images of pickup from crash that killed Mark Dandridge, 54, in Burnside (Block Club)
    • Fox News interviews hit-and-run bike crash survivor Sorin Coneac, 17
    • CTA bus shot with pellet gun in East Garfield Park (Sun-Times)
    • The city has received dozens of complaints about sidewalk cafes blocking pedestrians (Sun-Times)
    • CBS looks at effort to count pedestrians on State by using sidewalk sensors
    • Curbed looks at West Town Bikes' Chicago Bike Revolution on September 7

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy the rest of your summer.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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