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Today’s Headlines for Monday, November 8

9:21 AM CST on November 8, 2021

    • Advocates discuss efforts to improve bike safety in the wake of Adé Hogue's death (ABC)
    • Almost one in three Chicago crashes in the past year has been a hit-and-run (CBS)
    • Police: One dead, 4 injured after U-Haul driver runs red at 74th/Ashland (ABC)
    • Man, 23, driving SUV in Aurora dead after collision with boy, 16, driving sedan (CBS)
    • 8 injured in 3-car crash in Fox Lake after driver slowed down for motorist entering driveway (WGN)
    • Images released of man who allegedly attacked CTA bus driver at 69th Red Line station (Fox)
    • Cook County board approves funding for transportation projects in the suburbs (eNews Park Forest)
    • Meet new Active Transportation Alliance board member Philippe Lunardelli
    • "If not for railroads, we’d be another St. Louis": Man champions role of trains in Chicago history (Tribune)

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