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Today’s Headlines for Thursday, November 18

9:30 AM CST on November 18, 2021

    • Belmont Flyover, aka Red-Purple Bypass, debuts Friday morning at 4 a.m. at Belmont stop in Lakeview
    • CBS talks with South Siders about their hopes for the Red Line Extension after federal infra bill passes
    • Metra labor dispute boils over with strike rumblings, but agency says riders shouldn't worry (Herald)
    • Metra will install 650 ticket machines via a $70M contract with VenTek (Kiosk Marketplace)
    • Blue Island residents call on state to take action after 1 pedestrian killed, at least 2 injured on 127th (NBC)
    • Driver, 32, killed after shooting leads to crash in North Lawndale (CBS)
    • Block Club looks at the 79th/Stony/S. Chicago crash epidemic, including recent pedestrian death
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