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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 12

    • State urges all Illinoisans to stay home again as 145 more COVID deaths reported (Block Club)
    • Driver who allegedly killed Tushar Sharma, 27, charged with reckless homicide (Tribune)
    • Driver charged with aggravated DUI in fatal August crash on I-55 (Fox)
    • Blue Line derailment was caused by tire from car crash near Harlem (Tribune)
    • Chicago has seen a major uptick in car arsons this year (Block Club)
    • 314 apartments, 31 affordable, 136 parking spots proposed 1/2 mile from Wilson stop (Block Club)
    • ATA has a campaign to establish connections between trails throughout the region
    • Ald. Matt O'Shea proposes ordinance capping third-party food delivery service fees (Patch)
    • Metra is hiring a deputy executive director for operations (Mass Transit)
    • Chicago cyclist makes mask lanyards after seeing litter in parks (NBC)
    • Online CTA 2021 budget hearing tonight at 6 PM (ABC)

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