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Today’s Headlines for Monday, February 7

    • Wrong-way driver killed after striking multiple vehicles on I-80 near Markham (Fox)
    • Speeding driver critically injured after causing 3-car crash on 4-lane Sheridan Rd. in Beach Park (CBS)
    • Driver cuts-off 2 state troopers responding to single-vehicle collision, causing 5-car crash on I-94 (Fox)
    • Driver credited with evacuating school bus stalled on Metra tracks in Orland Park before train struck it (CBS)
    • Chicago man charged in burglary of Naperville bike shop (Daily Herald)
    • More coverage of Thursday's rally for better bikeway clearance on Clark Street (Block Club)
    • Housing complex with affordable units near the Ravenswood station could begin leasing this fall (Block Club)
    • High Speed Rail Alliance checks out new Siemens Venture coaches on Amtrak's Chicago-St. Louis route
    • Money diary of a Chicago advertising professional who gets around by bike during the winter (Refinery)
    • High Speed Rail Alliance hosts webinar on Illinois Fast Track Initiative on 2/18 at noon
    • CDOT hosts virtual Washington Park and Grand Boulevard traffic safety roundtable on 2/22 at 6 PM

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