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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, October 20

    • Hit-and-run driver strikes and injures man walking to Ravenswood Metra stop (NBC)
    • Man injured by hit-and-run driver in Glenview (Tribune)
    • Plumber's union unveils plan for 500-car garage in West Loop (Block Club)
    • Red Line resumes normal service after pole falls on Loyola stop (Fox)
    • Morton Grove secures $267,000 grant toward construction of ped and bike paths (Tribune)
    • A pedestrian-priority woonerf treatment is proposed in Arlington Heights (Herald)
    • The Daily Herald's bike columnist discusses helmet use
    • Some restaurants are hibernating due to challenges of winter outdoor service (Block Club)

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