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    • New Slow Street opens on South Shore Drive from 53rd to 56th in Hyde Park (CDOT)
    • 2 Chicago police officers hurt after striking closed Steelworkers Park gate (Sun-Times)
    • String of violent robberies on Red Line in River North, Lincoln Park (CBS)
    • Community bike shops keep cyclists rolling during the pandemic (Active Trans)
    • Motorist-only movie theater opening in Soldier Field on Wednesday (Block Club)
    • Bike tour of sites related to 1919 Chicago Race Riot on July 25

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