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Today’s Headlines for Friday, November 20

    • Ald. Rodriguez-Sanchez blasts idea of Rahm for USDOT chief, notes O'Hare Express debacle (Jacobin)
    • 60 protesters sue city, alleging CPD abused them "without justification" at summer protests (Block Club)
    • Driver was allegedly high and doing 80 mph when he killed cyclist Troy Young, 41, in Lombard (Sun-Times)
    • Plan Commission approves Bridgeport Amazon warehouse despite community opposition (Block Club)
    • Steel installed on Belmont Flyover pylons in Lakeview (Block Club)
    • West Side park officially renamed for Anna and Stephen Douglass (Block Club)
    • City seeks proposals for ped-friendly development with community space in S. Chicago (Block Club)
    • Wharton Sinkler wants to pave the way to better walking and biking conditions in Des Plaines (ATA)
    • CTA Holiday Train, Bus returning for 2020, but without riders (ABC)

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