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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, August 19

11:17 AM CDT on August 19, 2021

    • Protect Our Parks turns to US Supreme Court in bid to stop OPC Construction (Block Club)
    • Male pedestrian, 21, killed in multi-vehicle Highland, IN, crash (NWI Times)
    • Man wanted for several hammer attacks on 'L' platforms and a CTA bus (CBS)
    • Wednesday's lakefront bike crash victim IDed as former U. of C. research scientist George Sawicki
    • The First Ward has launched a participatory budgeting process to elect projects for menu funding
    • Grandfather ride across the country to raise awareness of high SW Side cancer rates (CBS)
    • Englewood is launching its first music festival (Block Club)

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