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Today’s Headlines for Monday, October 21

8:17 AM CDT on October 21, 2019

    • Tribune database shows which Illinois communities will benefit directly from $45B infrastructure bill
    • Like Chicago, Boston and Seattle are considering raising ride-hailing fees to fight congestion (Tribune)
    • Division Blue Line station closed today through November 8 for repairs (ABC)
    • Officers, paramedics crash while responding to deadly shooting in Homan Square (CBS)
    • Man shot while driving crashes into CTA truck in E. Garfield, both drivers seriously injured (Sun-Times)
    • Zion couple in their 90s have house struck by a reckless driver for the 2nd time (ABC)
    • 2 Cellphone thefts reported this month on the Pink Line in North Lawndale (Sun-Times)
    • Tips for tracking down a stolen bike in Chicago (WBEZ)

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Thanks for your support, and enjoy your autumn.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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