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Today’s Headlines for Wednesday, January 18

9:18 AM CST on January 19, 2022

    • Playgrounds, parks, and a library will get major upgrades after winning $10M in city grants (Block Club)
    • Elgin plans pedestrian improvements on Larkin Ave. near school, funded by gambling taxes (Tribune)
    • What are your most dreaded bike-unfriendly streets, and your favorite cycling routes? (The Chainlink)
    • Head of Chainlinks, student-run bike shop at Loyola, discusses COVID challenges (Quinlan School)
    • Paralegal turned cleaning contractor benefits from CTA’s Building Small Business program (CBS)
    • Frontier Airline returns to Midway this spring, expanded ped bridge recently completed at airport (Sun-Times)
    • Anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells recently got a Chicago street name, now she has a Barbie tribute (Block Club)
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