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Today’s Headlines for Tuesday, March 8

9:28 AM CST on March 8, 2022

    • CTA is getting $118M in American Rescue Plan operations funds, applying for funding for bus electrification
    • CPS lifting mask mandate for students, staff starting next week; CTU is opposed (Block Club)
    • CPD is trying to identify 2 people who allegedly attacked man, stole phone last month at 51st Green stop (WGN)
    • Man breaks 14 windows on Green Line train in Oak Park with a hammer, causing $5.5K in damage (Tribune)
    • Tribune looks at the increase in unarmed security guards on CTA to address crime spike, rule-breaking
    • Medill Reports looks at the increase in unhoused people seeking shelter on CTA trains
    • Hollywood Avenue in Edgewater closing overnight through next week for Red Line construction (Block Club)

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