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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, August 4

    • How a new corner store in Englewood could help combat poverty (Citylab)
    • Weighing the risks of recreational travel during the pandemic (Tribune)
    • Suburban bars and restaurants asked to take steps in combating COVID (Sun-Times)
    • CTA bus drivers say many riders still not wearing masks (ABC 7)
    • Gov. Pritzker opens door to fines for those not wearing masks (Tribune)
    • Divvy rider hit by CTA train near Ravenswood (CBS 2)
    • More details on $50 million adaptive reuse office campus in Humboldt Park (Block Club)
    • Illinois travel order to be revised today by Gov. Pritzker (NBC 5)
    • Pop-up library in Avondale allows residents to exchange books for free (Block Club)

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