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Today’s Headlines for Friday, April 8

10:01 AM CDT on April 8, 2022

    • Crusader: Willie Wilson, who spent $1.2M on street-clogging gas giveaways, will announce mayor run Monday
    • Bike advocates are pushing for the return of Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council meetings (Block Club)
    • After 3 violent attacks on CTA in 3 days, Ald. Reilly argues that the current security plan isn't working (CBS)
    • Metra to boost Union Pacific Northwest service as it anticipates the return of commuters (Tribune)
    • Lincoln Square neighbors petitioning city to advance affordable housing proposal near Brown Line (Block Club)
    • Diagonal parking on Cornelia west of Clark near Wrigley removed to make room for wider sidewalks (Block Club)
    • "A civic embarrassment": With >10 years as a hole in the ground, new plans for the Chicago Spire site (CBS)
    • Young Professionals in Transportation hosts a transportation trivia night April 14, 6 PM at Bar Louie, 47 W. Polk

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