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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 19

    • ATA, other advocacy groups launch petition against diverting ride-hail revenue from CTA
    • CTA ‘cautiously optimistic’ about second round of transit stimulus money (WTTW)
    • Gary police chase ends with death of bystander Jacob Moore, 29, on IU campus (CBS)
    • Driver charged with fatally striking Troy Young, 41, in Lombard, fleeing (Daily Herald)
    • Worker injured in South Side rail yard alleges negligence, race played a role (Sun-Times)
    • Motorists drive around stuck gates at crossings in Riverside, Berwyn along BNSF Line (ABC)
    • Goal of Rosa's rezoning plan is to block dense development in on Milwaukee Ave. (Block Club)
    • New WTTW "Chicago From the Air" doc discusses Black bike racing great Major Taylor (Herald)

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