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Today’s Headlines for Monday, January 18

9:35 AM CST on January 18, 2021

    • ATA's Rynell: Let's make pandemic Open Streets initiatives a permanent feature in all nabes (Tribune)
    • City’s new Fulton Market plan includes bike lanes on Hubbard (Block Club)
    • Driver injures man who stopped to help another motorist on Lake Shore Drive in Gold Coast (Sun-Times)
    • Carjackers shoot at CTA worker in employee lot while stealing car, police say (ABC)
    • Authorities investigating ‘suspicious package’ at Far South Side Metra facility (Tribune)
    • Chicago doesn’t have to return impounded cars to bankrupt owners, U.S. Supreme Court rules (Sun-Times)
    • Here's a sneak preview of Rosemont's new pedestrian bridge over Des Plaines (Jared Kachelmeyer)
    • Pedestrian-friendly development planned near Orland Park 143rd Metra station (Tribune)
    • Aurora boy scout troop collects bikes for people who need them (Tribune)
    • Man lived inside O’Hare for 3 months before detection, prosecutors say (Tribune)

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Here are some tips on preventing the spread of COVID-19, and advice for Chicagoans on what to do if you think you may have been exposed to the virus.

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Thanks for your support, and have a great January.

– John Greenfield, editor, Streetsblog Chicago

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