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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 16

    • City officials imply the total closure of the lakefront has helped flatten the curve (Block Club)
    • Petition to reopen the Lakefront Trail to bikes only has about 850 signatures
    • Metra may lose over $500 million — and 97% of riders — due to coronavirus (Sun-Times)
    • In addition to the 50-car pileup, there were 80 other expressway crashes yesterday (Sun-Times)
    • Warrant issued for second suspect in killing of ex-Marine pushed into CTA train (Sun-Times)
    • Another interview with a food delivery driver (Chicago Magazine)
    • Active Trans: We've got  resources for educating kids about walking and biking safety

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