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Today’s Headlines for Monday, September 21

9:12 AM CDT on September 21, 2020

    • The Crusader wonders why the Red Line Extension wasn't mentioned in eTOD report press release
    • Tribune applauds Metra's pandemic safety efforts and ridership restoration push
    • Driver, 46, who was fatally shot in Lawndale crashed while fleeing, injuring person at bus stop (CBS)
    • Driver, 21, killed in Wauconda after crossing lanes, head-on crash with delivery truck driver (CBS)
    • 3-car hit-and-run on Dan Ryan near 79th sends 4 people to the hospital (CBS)
    • Woman who suffered brain injury after pickup driver hit her on Divvy in Logan seeks witnesses (Block Club)
    • Loomis bridge, a key South Side bike connection, reduced to one lane for reconstruction (Sun-Times)
    • Suburban bike groups are doing socially-distanced alternatives to their usual events (Herald)
    • Cheetah Gym is turning its parking lot into a car-free socially-distanced movie venue (Block Club)
    • Outdoor dance performances, classes coming to Avondale parking lot in October (Block Club)
    • SBC's fundraising campaign gets a shoutout on Robert Feder's media news blog

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