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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, April 8

11:46 AM CDT on April 8, 2021

    • Man shot in the arm during argument at 69th Street Red Line station (CBS)
    • Man pleads guilty shooting gun, drawing 2 officers to their deaths on Metra tracks (Tribune)
    • Letter: White Sox and fans would benefit developing the huge parking lots by stadium (Sun-Times)
    • 72 affordable apartments opened a half-mile south of Maywood Metra station (Multifamily Biz)
    • Howard streetscape project, including protected lanes, moves to next phase (Block Club)
    • At CMP meeting, commenters spoke out against removing Columbus, Balbo monuments (Sun-Times)
    • A guide to exploring the I & M Canal trail by foot, bike, or mule (Tribune)
    • What's up with the all the "Metra Train" memes about actress Keke Palmer? (HITC)

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