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Today’s Headlines for Monday, August 10

    • Widespread disruption to CTA system last night due to downtown looting and vandalism (Tribune)
    • City raises bridges and suspended public transit to disrupt looting (NY Times)
    • Numerous Michigan Avenue stores and establishments hit overnight (Tribune)
    • More coverage on last night's actions along Michigan Avenue and downtown (Sun-Times)
    • Mayor Lightfoot responds to last night's looting (WGN)
    • Adding affordable housing, TODs critical in this moment of economic uncertainty (Center for American Progress)
    • COVID putting the brakes on new bike sales around suburbs (Daily Herald)
    • CPD requests residents to register their bicycles (WBBM)
    • State offering $5,000 grants for tenants struggling with pandemic (Sun-Times)

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