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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 1

8:56 AM CDT on October 1, 2020

    • Family of Richard Garza, 58, killed in Whiting hit-and-run crash pleads for answers (NWI Times)
    • Lindsey Lagestee, 25, killed by driver last year, honored with cutout at White Sox game (NWI Times)
    • Man injured after another driver pushes his Jeep off a bridge and he falls 30 feet into creek (NBC)
    • Final phase of $30M Ravenswood Metra overhaul, bridge replacement starts this month (Block Club)
    • Cappleman announces Leland Slow Street is being extended east into 46th Ward
    • Water main breaks on Cortland/Wabansia Slow Street route causing bus reroute (ABC)
    • Mating season means more deer in the headlights, officials warn (Sun-Times)
    • South Side Critical Mass happens Friday 10/2 at 5:45 in Nichols Park, 1300 E. 55th

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