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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 28

9:23 AM CDT on August 28, 2019

    • Chicago Tonight highlights Olatunji Oboi Reed of Equiticity and Slow Roll Chicago (WTTW)
    • State takes first major step in effort to sell Loop's Thompson Center (Tribune)
    • Evanston to vote on repealing ban on electric bicycles (Evanston Now)
    • Author, urbanist Daniel Kay Hertz takes policy director role with Chicago Department of Housing (Twitter)
    • Dozens of row homes proposed for Kilbourn Park/Belmont Gardens area (Block Club)
    • Atlas Obscura profiles the large, colorful murals of the South Loop's Wabash Arts Corridor
    • Progress continues on planned Des Plaines River bike trail (Riverside-Brookfield Landmark)

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

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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