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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, December 21

9:44 AM CST on December 21, 2021

    • RTA board approves 2022 budget and 2022-2026 capital program (Mass Transit)
    • Op-ed: Integrating Metra Electric with 'L' system could help revitalize south lakefront (Crain's)
    • Tribune columnist questions major raises for CTA, Metra chiefs during time of low ridership
    • Speeding driver strikes tree in 900 block of W. Pershing in Oakland, dies in fiery crash (Sun-Times)
    • Man, 83, dies after driving into stopped semi in North Chicago (LMCS)
    • Family of Tiffany Borre, 40, killed in hit-and-run crash, wants charges against the driver (NBC)
    • Man, 18, found shot and critically wounded Monday evening on Red Line train at 69th Street (CBS)
    • Alley at 4870 N. Milwaukee will become Jeff Park's first pedestrian plaza (Block Club)
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