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Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 30

    • Open Chicago plan loosens restrictions for restaurants, theaters, festivals, more (ABC)
    • Truck driver seriously injured in Tollway crash near Oak Brook (Tribune)
    • Metra Train reportedly struck taxi in Mount Prospect (Tribune)
    • Boy, 15, charged with stabbing a man and assaulting two other people on CTA trains (Sun-Times)
    • Target distro center, on site where demolition polluted Little Village, includes bike-ped path (Tribune)
    • 700 units, new pedestrian bridge planned 7 miles southeast of Aurora Metra station (Tribune)
    • Should Chicago's lakefront be turned into a national park? (Tribune)

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