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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, November 11

9:37 AM CST on November 11, 2020

    • Rahm had a good record on transportation -- should he be USDOT chief? (No.) (Chicago Mag)
    • How government and private industry let Madison St. in Garfield Park crumble (Block Club)
    • More information needed about airflow on Chicagoland buses and trains (ATA)
    • Some city officials urge ‘s little flexibility’ on COVID restrictions to support businesses (Block Club)
    • Driver charged with homicide for July crash that killed William R. Schaafsma, 58 (Sun-Times)
    • Motorist charged with DUI, hit-and-run after striking unmarked car in Waukegan (Tribune)
    • Passenger attacks CTA bus driver by spraying them with unknown substance (Fox)
    • CTA restores Blue Line service after derailment near Harlem (Sun-Times)
    • Yesterday's high winds caused Metra service disruptions (NBC)
    • Tips on using Pace paratransit service for Chicago parents

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