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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 12

    • City's second scooter pilot starts today (CBS 2)
    • The Tribune offers an explainer on the latest scooter pilot
    • Despite quiet night, Lightfoot to keep downtown blocked off (WTTW)
    • Mayor Lightfoot and CPD Supt. Brown face criticism over city's response to looting (ABC 7)
    • How Chicago chefs are embracing the walk-up window during the pandemic (Tribune)
    • Overnight restrictions to downtown to continue for foreseeable future (NBC 5)
    • 7 confirmed tornadoes during Monday's storm (Tribune)
    • Aerial images reveal destruction in Rogers Park after storm (Sun-Times)
    • Over 7,000 trees damaged during Monday's storm (Block Club)
    • Amtrak offering deals on trips out of Chicago (Conde Nast Traveler)

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