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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, November 9

8:54 AM CST on November 9, 2021

    • As the planet burns, Illinois Economic Policy Institute want to spend billions to widen Ike (Sun-Times)
    • Illinois to get at least $17 billion from the Biden infrastructure bill; could be more (Sun-Times)
    • CTA: Ridership is steadily growing, nearly double what it was in January
    • South Shore Line head says double track project, West Lake Corridor extension on schedule (WFYI)
    • Amazon installed lockers in 5 CTA stations rent-free. Few details are available to public (News Nation)
    • Hit-and-run driver in custody after killing food courier Daveion Johnson, 20, on a scooter or moped (ABC)
    • Woman says man attacked her on Green Line because she didn't want to listen to his music (CBS)
    • Former CTA bus driver pleads guilty to misdemeanor battery in body slamming of passenger (Fox)
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