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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, January 7

    • Will COVID vaccines accelerate a return to downtown offices? (Tribune)
    • Man, 29, found dead on CTA Red Line train near 63rd Street (Sun-Times)
    • 5 critically injured, including 3 kids and teen, after Humboldt Park crash (WGN)
    • Police searching for suspect in December 28 stabbing at Rosemont station (J&T)
    • Driver veered onto the Lakefront Trail near 51st Street bridge Wednesday
    • Franklin Park will see completion of the Metra line Quiet Zone project this year (Tribune)
    • 2 key funding sources that could help your community get bike/ped infrastructure (ATA)
    • 29th Ward PB proposals include bike lanes on Roosevelt, Austin Boulevard (Austin Talks)

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