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Today’s Headlines for Friday, January 7

9:10 AM CST on January 7, 2022

    • Alderman: City bought Pilsen’s largest vacant lot for $12M through settlement with developer (Block Club)
    • Passenger in van died after driver drove into oncoming traffic on I-94 in NWI, causing pileup (NWI Times)
    • Driver struck and seriously injured pedestrian on U.S. 41 in Cedar Lake, NWI (NWI Times)
    • Blavity looks at Columbia College's free transit for students program via the Ventra UPass
    • Council approves re-zoning parts of Randolph and Fulton in West Loop as Pedestrian Streets (YIMBY)
    • 15-story luxury condo tower breaks ground at 21 N May Street, near Morgan, Racine stations (YIMBY)
    • Daily Herald looks at new bike and pedestrian plans in the suburbs
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