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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 22

    • CPD: Police chase after man, 43, critically shot ended with crash at Montrose/Western (WGN)
    • Police chase for "minor traffic violation" on LSD ends with crash by Burnham Harbor (Sun-Times)
    • Man charged for driving while high in possible 1st pot-related DUI in IL after legalization (CBS)
    • Metra train hit semi in Edgebrook yesterday, the 2nd Metra/vehicle crash this week (NBC)
    • Blue Line trains won't stop at Grand Avenue station this weekend (Block Club)
    • Better signs and upgrades are on the way for Chicago's Pedway system (Tribune)
    • LeBron announce free bike-share memberships for teens in NYC, SF & Chicago (Fast Company)
    • 8 Metra excursions to take with your kids (Chicago Parent)
    • Streetsblog funding victory party this Wednesday 1/22, 6-9 PM at RevBrew, 3340 N. Kedzie

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