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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, October 29

    • Tribune editorial blasts proposal for speed cam tickets for drivers doing 36 in 30 zones
    • 1 killed, 4 injured after driver runs red in Chatham (ABC)
    • Lightfoot won't sue to end state ban on indoor dining and drinking in Chicago (Block Club)
    • Is enclosed outdoor seating actually safer than just eating inside during the pandemic? (Block Club)
    • During the pandemic, you can rent an entire Rogers Park movie theater (Block Club)
    • UIC hosts a discussion of “humanistic” transportation planning practices on 11/19
    • WTTW's "Chicago from the Air," featuring drone footage of landmarks, debuts on 11/19

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