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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 15

    • Feds back plan to pedestrianize roads in Jackson Park as part of Obama center work (Block Club)
    • WTTW looks at demands for no transit shutdowns in the event of post-election protests
    • Drunk driver arrested after crash on I-57 that injured Illinois state trooper (CBS)
    • COPA concludes investigation into police shooting of Ariel Roman at Grand Red station (Sun-Times)
    • Study: Food co-op can succeed at Wilson station, but design tweaks are needed (Block Club)
    • LaSpata wants to downzone planned tower at that neighbors say will crowd Blue Line (Block Club)
    • Oswego is opening a new amphitheater near planned Metra station site (Tribune)
    • Introducing Evanston RoundTable's Traffic Guy column on local transportation news
    • Ald. Reboyras hosts a Spooktacular Halloween Bike Ride Saturday 10 AM in Riis Park

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