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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 13

9:00 AM CST on January 13, 2021

    • CPS cuts off pay and access to learning platform for teachers who won't teach in person (Block Club)
    • Ald. Villegas  is introducing an ordinance to strip the “Trump” sign from Tower (Block Club)
    • Driver strikes woman in Hammond, causing head injury (NWI Times)
    • Motorist charged with "intentionally" driving into barricade near Trump Tower (ABC)
    • Chicago’s travel order simplified — but city says you still shouldn’t go anywhere (Block Club)
    • Developer to raze SFHs near Naperville Metra for new town houses, duplexes (Tribune)
    • Empty Metra lots have south and southwest suburbs looking at cost-cutting options (Tribune)

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