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Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 17

5:32 PM CDT on April 17, 2020

    • CTA, Pace and Metra to receive $1.4 billion in federal stimulus money (Sun-Times)
    • Advocates call for transit agencies to prioritize racial equity in COVID-19 response (Active Trans)
    • 2 people, including 14-year-old girl, killed in Park Manor after SUV driver ran red (CBS)
    • Driver speeding on Archer died after running into another car and crashing into light pole (CBS)
    • Man punches nurse on CTA bus after accusing her of coughing on him (NBC)
    • Violence interrupters are doing outreach about social distancing on the West Side (Block Club)
    • West Ridge taxi company owner has parking lots full of cabs, but no work for drivers (Tribune)
    • Petition to reopen the Lakefront Trail to bikes during pandemic has 940 signatures

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