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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, January 21

    • CPD lieutenant sued cityalleging he was punished for refusing to meet illegal traffic stop quotas (CBS)
    • New STB filing outlines areas of agreement between Metra, Amtrak in Union Station dispute (
    • Girl, 13, killed, 4 injured after driver veers into oncoming traffic in Garfield Ridge (WGN)
    • Robberies reported near CTA stations in Englewood (Sun-Times)
    • New development planned near S. Chicago MED stop with 78 affordable units, 50 car spots (Block Club)
    • Cancer charity, Beverly Bike and Ski are are giving away kids' bikes (Beverly Review)
    • Logan Square artist creates ‘absurdist’ outdoor dining experience on the boulevard (Block Club)
    • Who is filling potholes with concrete and bike parts in Rogers Park? (Bill Savage)
    • "Bernie Sanders sitting at the inauguration" meme craze includes the CTA and "Dibs" (CBS)
    • Community meeting on the 4715 N. Western TOD plan tonight at 6:30

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