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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, August 11

9:05 AM CDT on August 11, 2021

    • Senate approves $1 trillion infrastructure bill (Crain's, Sun-Times)
    • West Side rail line could be converted into an elevated trail like the 606 (Block Club)
    • Last night's extreme weather caused power outages and transit delays (CBS 2)
    • More coverage on Metra and CTA delays caused by last night's storm (WGN)
    • As of this morning, more than 100,000 people were still without power (Sun-Times)
    • There's a shortage of school bus drivers in the suburbs (Fox 32)
    • World Naked Bike Ride returns to Chicago this weekend (Time Out)
    • Aurora's "Green Mile" bike lane needs repairs (Aurora Beacon News)
    • Tom Carper, Amtrak board member and former mayor of Macomb writes an opinion piece in The Hill about why trains matter

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